Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home to a rousing welcome from BJP party workers and supporters last Saturday despite not having secured the much-touted trade deal with the US and making little headway on the Kashmir issue, writes Nayanima Basu.
India’s economic crisis can be fixed only with genuine, brave reform. If this Modi government can’t do it, it will confirm fears that it has lost its mojo, writes Shekhar Gupta.
From Anurag Thakur’s brother Arun Thakur to N. Srinivasan’s daughter Rupa Gurunath, relatives of one-time top BCCI officials now occupy top posts in state bodies, writes Lokendra Pratap Sahi.
In this interview to Snehesh Alex Philip, Ola Rignell, the India CMD of the Swedish defence major SAAB highlights the efficiency of Gripen, its offer to India & the issues around its sales to Pakistan.
Husain Haqqani argues that Pakistan’s promise of ending jihadi radicalisation at home and militancy in its neighbourhood would be more credible if its leaders did not insist on re-writing history to blame others, mainly the US, for Islamabad’s policies.
Debayan Roy tracks a sordid blackmail racket in Madhya Pradesh involving an NGO whose chief ‘ensnared’ politicians & civil servants and filmed furtive sexual encounters for extortion.
India is reeling under an economic slowdown but that doesn’t seem to have deterred Japanese clothing giant UNIQLO, which is set to open its first store at the Ambience Mall in the capital’s Vasant Kunj on 4 October, writes Fiza Jha.