PM Modi’s first ‘press conference’ in five years was a disappointing monologue. His persistent refusal to field unvetted questions betrays his lack of confidence, if not a disturbing belief that an elected leader isn’t accountable. Choreographed interviews and rhetorical flourish in public rallies aren’t a substitute for probing question-and-answer sessions.
Modi, Shah must apologise for Godse remarks. Else, action is little more than an eyewash
PM Modi’s condemnation of Pragya Singh and Amit Shah’s distancing from BJP leaders’ Godse comments and ordering a disciplinary probe are too little, too late. They have unleashed this toxicity and owe Indians an apology. Otherwise, this is an eyewash to ensure BJP isn’t hurt on final day of voting.