A Venetian lesson for the Lion of Hindustan

Sunanda K Datta-Ray

What the world’s longest lasting republic can teach the leader of the world’s largest democracy

The legend of Narendra Damodardas Modi

The man, the mind, the mandate and the mission...

The Right Man

The most audacious journey in the politics of India comes to a historic finale as Narendra Modi, a lone man on a mission, inherits an India transformed by his ideas of modernity

Minimum cabinet maximum governance

The case for a downsized administration

Time for transformation

Candidate Modi, like Chief Minister Modi, has given India enough indications that he has a formula for revival

Idea 10

Smile and move on please

How Big Business Gets Its Way

Companies like Vedanta are brazenly taking over governance in some parts of India

The B, C and D of Governance

At the civil service academy in Mussoorie, he taught probationers the value of the A B C of Governance. He abandoned it hastily once confronted with reality. Here’s why, in his own words.

The One That Got Away

Had private TV news channels been around while Jyotibabu ran Bengal, his misgovernance would have been exposed much earlier.


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