Modi asked all MPs to hold events similar to last year’s ‘Tiranga Yatra’ to celebrate Independence Day and the anniversary of the Quit India movement.
Modi and Pakistan President Nawaz Sharif will face each other for the first time since 2015, though no talks are planned between the two.
India’s remaining competent in both domestic and global markets is hinged on building a society upon the four pillars of technology, institutions, infrastructure and incentives.
This is the first strategic response to the near collapse of Westinghouse, whose bankruptcy raised doubts about whether it could continue the India deal.
While the big talk is valuable, it shouldn’t distract from the Modi government’s actual performance so far.
Join The Wire’s M.K. Venu and Ajoy Ashirwad for a live chat on the UP elections.
Donald Trump has finally broken his silence on the incident, but Narendra Modi remains mum.
Modi’s unwitting embrace of Bachchan’s two phenomenally popular avatars contributes significantly to his popularity among today’s youth.
While demonetisation and the resultant hardships have tarnished the reputation of the BJP-led central government, the Samajwadi Party’s record of criminalised politics may become a roadblock for it.
The BJP Manipur chief discusses the core issues the party is raising in the elections, why the party hasn’t declared a chief ministerial candidate for the state and more.
Writers and artistes can no longer afford to stay away from political issues.
Institutional feebleness and political imperfections have given the prime minister the upper hand.
In a speech full of faulty economic reasoning, Modi made one factual claim – the number of Indians with official incomes greater than Rs 10 lakh is just 24 lakh. If demonetisation really works, he needs to up that figure substantially in the next two years.
The prime minister’s words will be meaningless, other than to draw attention to Rahul Gandhi’s cause, unless he supports them with actions to reform political funding.
What set her apart was her genuine compassion and empathy for the poorest citizens of India.
The prime minister would do well to ponder over the Constitutional relationship between the Union of India and Kashmir and use that a starting point
The onslaught launched by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on the AAP government is unprecedented.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his third Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort today, bringing up a range of subjects.
After warning of a ‘pink revolution’ in his election speeches, the prime minister now says the danger to cows come not from slaughter but from plastic.
New Delhi: In one of his sharpest attack to date on Narendra Modi, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the prime minister may “get me killed” and questioned whether the country was safe in his hands. Speaking of the series of arrests of AAP MLAs and workers […]
Narendra Modi seems to have developed a flair for presenting evolutionary policy steps built on his predecessors’ work as revolutionary and original contributions to national development.
Was the prime minister’s standing ovation for farmers a cruel joke?
As usual, there was a grain of truth along with the exaggeration and sleight-of-hand that we have come to expect from the prime minister.
Washington sees its relationship with India as critical, partly to counterbalance China’s rising power.
The culture minister has three more years to go. One can only hope that at least all vacancies in the cultural institutes are filled before he releases any future self-signed progress reports.
The UN says it is “trying to take a responsible attitude,” responding to Modi’s accusation to the contrary, made in Brussels days after the IS-led attacks.
New Delhi must ensure parallel levels of engagement with Riyadh and Tehran if it hopes to maintain its momentum in West Asia.
India should help prepare a platform for dialogue between Saudi Arabia and Iran to address issues that divide them and foment mistrust.
By not announcing a financial package which the Bodo People’s Front, the Prime Minister has hinted that the BJP may not accept all of its ally’s demands
“The industrialists who meet the Prime Minister don’t speak whole truth. After meeting the PM, they wonder what is happening and say ‘please do something’. And in front of the media they give the government 9 out of 10,” Shourie claimed.
“Was the Dadri tragedy not the result of the overt and aggressive imposition of a beef ban by certain state governments with leaders from numerous parties further exploiting the situation?”
Lalit Modi’s absence from India suits the cosy, Big Money world of Indian cricket, whose intersection with Big Politics is now an indisputable, and ugly, part of life
India’s interests in West Asia are three-fold and they all need safeguarding: Defence ties with Israel; energy and economic ties with the Gulf; and strategic ties with Iran.
Was the release of the Vasundhara document by Lalit Modi the act of an artless man who believed he was clearing his name by showing the support he enjoys? Or was it a warning shot across the collective bow of the BJP?
NE Dispatch: Rally Against BJP Policies in Assam; Nagaland Village Chiefs Meet Modi Over Naga Accord
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
Without a doubt, Ansari was the target of the prime minister’s wrath because he is the senior-most Muslim in public life.
A statesman is one who admits when he has made a mistake and has the grace to correct it before it does any more harm. The prime minister, unfortunately, has shown no signs of having either of these virtues.
Vinod Dua scrutinises Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech from Red Fort on this year’s Independence Day, and explains why The Wire Urdu was launched.
Modi’s remarks of seeking a peaceful resolution to the issues plaguing the Valley have been welcome by several leaders, but many worry his words are simply symbolic without any concrete action on the ground.
They “resolved to enhance peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region by establishing a new two-by-two ministerial dialogue,” the White House said.