The world isn’t suddenly turning on India. Answer to V-Dem calling India an ‘electoral autocracy’ isn’t attacking it, but introspection. It isn’t Western bias if Hungary is also in this box. Global opinion matters. It helps Brand India when our vaccines are celebrated or PM Modi receives the CERAWeek Award.
CPM’s two-term limit for legislators is good. Left must adapt to change
CPM’s attempt to grow younger by implementing a two-term limit in Kerala in this election is good. Caught in a time warp, the Left stares at a dead end. Adapting its ideology and politics with a changed India is its only hope. Indian communists need to transform into social democrats.