Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Party of Ram: BJP has won the culture war on Ram. Time now to focus on the economy

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It’s the death of the republic, lamented one of the few liberals on my school alumni WhatsApp group. As the imagery of Prime Minister Narendra Modi presiding, like a Hindu suratrana, over the bhumi-pujan of the new Ram temple in Ayodhya beamed over the airwaves this Wednesday, the WhatsApp group erupted. The morning started with […..]

We are in economic emergency: To fight Covid-19 impact, India must push through fiscal stimulus and Universal Basic Income

Uday Deb

“I’ve sent all my staff off on leave for 15 days,” a resort owner in Bharatpur told me. “I don’t know when they will be back. Business is not just low. It’s down to zero, with everything closed down.” Far away in New York Andrew Carmellini, the chef behind some of the city’s best known […..]