2009 vs 2015: A story in numbers

There are great similarities between Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first year in office—which he completes on May 26—and the corresponding first year of former PM Manmohan Singh’s last term. This is an Indiaspends.org story In seven of 12 indicators evaluated by IndiaSpend, the data reveal a similar trend—a reasonable economic performance after an economic downturn.… Continue reading 2009 vs 2015: A story in numbers

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When was the average Indian PM born? 1919!

(Only those who ruled for at least a year have been considered. Age considered when the person first comes to power. Detailed chart given below.) No matter who wins this election, that person will become the 14th Prime Minister of India in 2014. This will also be our first Prime Minister to be born after… Continue reading When was the average Indian PM born? 1919!

Headlines I would like to see

As I sat there bored and rifling through the newspapers that are kept in places like this for people like me, it occurred to me that how I imagined some of these stories should be was in fact, far better than how the stories actually read. So here are three of my best. Please remember… Continue reading Headlines I would like to see

Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?

Protests have swept Delhi and thousands of brave young men and women (who risk everything that the our culture holds so dear - their family 'name', future jobs, 'good' standing in society and their physical safety) have stood firm. Long side-lined as the 'un-political' and 'uninterested' youth, I see their protests as a sign that… Continue reading Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?

Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?

Protests have swept Delhi and thousands of brave young men and women (who risk everything that the our culture holds so dear - their family 'name', future jobs, 'good' standing in society and their physical safety) have stood firm. Long side-lined as the 'un-political' and 'uninterested' youth, I see their protests as a sign that… Continue reading Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?