No government policy really affects me or perhaps even touches me. My life was no different during the ten years when Manmohan Singh was prime minister than the five years when Modi was or Vajpayee was.
The BJP won a staggering 42% of the vote in Uttar Pradesh in 2014. It held on to this three years later, taking 41% in 2017’s Assembly election. Narendra Modi appears to be upending traditional political calculations in the state
LK Advani in a blog post said BJP has never regarded those who disagree with it politically as “enemies” or "anti-nationals". "Advani Ji perfectly sums up the true essence of BJP," PM Narendra Modi tweeted the same day.
A democratic state needs the presence of large numbers of activists and organisations that work on things that affect society as a whole. Most of us individuals are not interested in things that do not concern us directly.
In January 1788, 11 ships known as the First Fleet were the original vessels from Portsmouth in England, that brought over a thousand Europeans to Australia, beginning its colonisation. The British first came to Surat in 1608 and so Australia and New Zealand are very new in the colonisation process.
The reality is that jobs around the world are shrinking and will continue to shrink, particularly the sort of jobs that people want. Many experts are predicting mass unemployment in most advanced economies within the next decade and a half.