Views That Matter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, not very expansive in his favours, however rarely goes abroad without industrialist Gautam Adani and the Ambani’s as part of his entourage. Adani, of course, is a clear favourite being the closest to what can pass as a ‘friend’ of the Prime Minister.
On 27 May 2015, Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar announced that the state Cabinet had decided to withdraw Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from the state. The act was in force in 24 police station areas and in partially in six police station areas.
Narendra Modi’s tenure of over a dozen years as Chief Minister of Gujarat provided enough indication of what his style would be if he became Prime Minister. His campaign speeches – in which he was fond of referring to himself in the third person – provided further confirmation that this was a man...
Unlike what Modi” cheerleaders would have the world believe, Modi’s orchestrated NRI shows in foreign lands do not reflect what the Indian people are thinking. The pro corporate, anti people policies of his Government and the increasing role of the RSS at all levels of governance are leading to...
Narendra Modi and the BJP Manifesto had promised that the BJP Government will usher in “achhe din” for farmers and put an end to farm suicides. They also claimed that the BJP Government would  increase public investment in agriculture and rural development, take steps to ensure: a minimum of 50...
Modi sarkar’s biggest betrayal of the Indian people has been on its promise of jobs. During his year-long election campaign in 2013-14, Narendra Modi promised jobs to everybody, especially the youth.
How are Indian women living under Modi rule? This is a government of promises and advertisements, owing allegiance to corporate capital. Indian women have no place in the new face of the country created by the government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited 18 countries in his first 12 months in office – that’s an average of one country every 20 days! No wonder apologists of BJP and Modi are trying to project 'foreign policy' as the government's biggest achievements
Two groups of commodities are the nub of the problem – pulses (dals) and vegetables. Even the official wholesale price index (WPI) concedes that inflation in pulses is above 15 per cent.
In the year that has passed since the Modi government came to power the Indian economy has not witnessed the great turnaround that it had promised to deliver.