Buoyed by the world's largest population in the 6-17 age bracket and expansion of digital learning, the education market will double and can be valued at $180 billion by 2020. It will be a challenge for the Narendra Modi government to streamline the sector
Theirs is a unique partnership that successfully ground down the anti-BJP narratives around demonetisation, farm distress and job flight, getting people across sections to vote for Modi. And Amit Shah’s realpolitik may now enable the PM to build an inclusive image.
All pre-election talk of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah being cut down to size evaporated after the Lok Sabha elections were declared. But BJP's confidence to win majority on its own was backed by genius of a strategy, writes Anirban Ganguly
In The Subcontinental Menu this week, read why dozen of women employees in Faridabad took maternity leave 3-4 times a year; and what happened when the obituary of a cat appeared in newspaper's classifieds.
Going by the astounding victory of the NDA in the just-concluded general elections, it seems that Nitish Kumar had taken a rather pragmatic step by walking out of the Mahagathbandhan at the right time.
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 basest of criticisms against her start and end with a direct attack on her caste. The saner ones cite the allegations of wide-scale corruption, an extravagant display of her birthday celebrations, and megalomania – "Who builds their own statues?"
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.