Whose Development? – Irfan Engineer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi often tells his audience that he is working for the development of 1.25 billion Indians. The sub-text is that he would work for development of all Indian regardless of their religion, caste, ethnicity, and regardless of their accident of birth and their cultural heritage. The idea is noble and needs to be fully supported. However, if we apply a bit of … Continue reading Whose Development? – Irfan Engineer

Inflammatory speeches by BJP men show that Hindutva, not development, is still core of party’s ideology- Anjali Mody

    (First Published in Scroll.in) Sectarianism with a dollop of economic growth: that is the real Gujarat model.    All the money in the world cannot seem to keep the Bharatiya Janata Party poll machine on-message. This election was supposed to have been about Prime Minister Modi and his magical Gujarat model. Millions have been spent on advertising and business, celebrity endorsements have been … Continue reading Inflammatory speeches by BJP men show that Hindutva, not development, is still core of party’s ideology- Anjali Mody