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In her book ‘The Lost Decade 2008-2018’, Puja Mehra explains how the ‘India Growth Story’ has devolved into ‘Growth without a Story’.
The authors, who are the people behind Alt News website, bust fake news that did the rounds in India.
Some talking heads were even trying to say that the emotional outpouring for Vajpayee was much more than it was for Indira. Instead of comparing the working styles of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, television channels were plumbing new depths of absurdity last week by comparing the funeral processions of Indian leaders. The melodrama over Vajpayee’s death featured anchors asking panelists if the turnout was more at Jawaharlal Nehru’s funeral procession or Mahatma Gandhi’s. They had to prove that Vajpayee was more popular than Nehru or Indira and could be in the league of the Mahatma. Some talking heads were even trying to say that the emotional outpouring for Vajpayee was much more than it was for Indira. One of the panelists pontificated that Indira was assassinated and was the Prime Minister at that time. Vajpayee did not hold any post since 2004 and yet enjoyed such love and affection. Some...
Modi is deeply statist, just like Indira and Nehru. He believes nothing is wrong with the government, if you know how to run it: Like him.
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In this book excerpt, governor of Tripura Tathagata Roy writes about the difference between Jawaharlal Nehru and Syama Prasad Mookerjee, founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh—predecessor to the BJP.
The image of Punjab National Bank, whose clientele once included Nehru, Shastri and Indira Gandhi, has taken a major hit with the Nirav Modi fraud.
The ‘elite’ doesn’t mean elitism, it just means intellectuals and artists who can promote the spread of knowledge. And Modi doesn't have them.
Indira’s change of heart got trapped between two tragic air crashes, one killing her most Left minister, and other, her economically Right son.