Shiv Sena, SP and RJD backing Mamata Banerjee is a collective snub to Congress from its current and former allies. The party stands isolated in the opposition camp. Its dalliance with the Left is advantage BJP. Congress leadership’s bizarre fascination with the tried-tested-and-abandoned Left shows bankruptcy of ideas and strategy.
With 300+ MPs and friendly media, Modi govt’s image paranoia shows its priorities are wrong
It’s normal for governments to covet good press. But being so obsessed with image and wanting to muffle all criticism, as Modi government GoM’s report indicates, is definitely baffling. If a government with 300+ MPs and a largely friendly media, is still paranoid about its image, its priorities are wrong.
Bengaluru ranked most liveable city is an unhappy comment on the state of other big cities
Bengaluru being ranked India’s most liveable big city is surprising. It’s also an unhappy comment on the state of other big cities. Forget being smart, our cities are not even comfortable. And those in the north and east need to catch up with the south and west, as the ranking shows.