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At Davos, Modi didn't say what the world wanted to hear

At Davos, Modi didn't say what the world wanted to hear

'The world wants India to succeed. It also worries now that India over-promises and under-delivers,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi gestures at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last month. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters After 'India Everywhere' in 2006 and 'India Inclusive' in 2011, this year was India's third coming at Davos. The big difference: Unlike the two earlier occasions, the Indian prime minister went to Davos. The last Indian PM to go ..., 1 month ago

Shekhar Gupta: When Modi goes to the mountain

IPL 2018 player auction: Mumbai retains Krunal Pandya for Rs 88 mn Rs 10 mn a run is plain money laundering: former captain Bedi blasts IPL JLF Day 3: It's Hinduism, Hindutva, and Shashi Tharoor everywhere Google tries out citizen journalism using hyperlocal ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Modi-Shah and the art of headline management

Within a week, a government reeling under charges of failing to save such massive loot, being friends and complicit with alleged thieves, allowing PSBs to be bankrupted under its watch, had morphed into the exact opposite: A government of relentless, unforgiving corruption fighters.That's the art of politics by headline management, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi, left, and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit A Shah. Photograph: Kind courtesy @BJP4India/Twitter Look ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Why Kejriwal must apologise for 'just two slaps'

V K Jain resigned as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's advisor on Tuesday, March 13.'Imagine a situation where an upright officer refuses to carry out a chief minister's or a central minister's orders that he considers wrong.''Can he be summarily thrashed at a meeting at your residence, or in his own office?''If AAP legitimises political violence, there are many, many, tougher political leaders elsewhere to draw the wrong lessons,' warns Shekhar Gupta. Illustration: Dominic ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Now that Trudeau is back home, will Indian media & netas realise how they hurt Sikhs?

In India, majoritarian hatred against Muslims follows a predicable pattern - it involves projecting the community as a civilisational enemy and the ultimate "other". The majoritarian bias against Sikhs is different. It essentially has two elements: First, the ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago

Two Indian newspapers' The Post moment

'N Ram and I met on the lawns of Mani Shankar Aiyar's bungalow.''I pulled out a rolled printout from my jacket and handed it to him.''In the cut-throat world of journalism, this was like high treason.''But letting a story be killed because you can't publish it is a bigger crime than passing it to the competition,' recalls Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Meryl Streep in Steven Spielberg's film, The Post: You can read the Rediff Review here. Besides politics, this is a time marked by talk of The Post, the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How the Supreme Court standoff can be resolved

'Somebody will need to blow the whistle, call the play to a halt, and convince all players that they belong on the same side of the goal,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Supreme Court Justices Jasti Chelameswar, left, and Ranjan Gogoi at the January 12, 2018 press conference in New Delhi. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo A fortnight ago, I was tempted to twist former British prime minister Harold Wilson's familiar line: A week is a long time in politics. I suggest, therefore, that a weekend is ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Shobhaa Dé: Queen of Why Nots

THERE ARE SOME authors who are bigger than the books they write and Shobhaa Dé is surely one of them. She has remained at the top of her game with millions of devoted fans and critics, thanks to an intelligent mastery of her medium and life skills. She was ...
 Open Magazine2 months ago

Why India treats Sukh Ram and Raja differently

Sukh Ram and Raja were charged with corruption during their tenure as telecom ministers.Sukh Ram was convicted while Raja has been acquitted.One had cash found under his bed; in the case of the other the trial judge mockingly asks: Where is the money? And if there's no money, where is the corruption? So, pronounced innocent.Sukh Ram is a Brahmin. 'Maybe he strayed just that one time, people like that aren't usually corrupt.'And Raja is a Dalit. 'Can you expect any better?'What race is in some ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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