Monthly Archives: July 2015

From the Editor

The capitals of countries can be compared to a well-appointed drawing room which indicates the level of maturity or lack thereof. Unfortunately, a visitor to Delhi would conclude that the capital city of India is largely akin to a slum. … Continue reading

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Capital crisis

The war between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung in Delhi is posing a huge challenge for governance. Having got a huge mandate, it is clear that Kejriwal is striking at the restraints placed on his functioning … Continue reading

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The importance of being Arvind Kejriwal

The recent developments in Delhi are a textbook case study of how a Union Territory should not be administered. The ‘shock and awe’ strategy adopted by the national government acting through the administrator and the uncompromising attitude of an overzealous … Continue reading

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Delhi in disarray

Right through May and early June, the confrontation between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung held centrestage. Editorials, prime-time TV discussions, even dinner-table disagreements revolved around who was right or wrong. TV anchors, panning across English … Continue reading

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Modi’s Gambit

Talking about corruption is a favourite Indian pastime. It is a topic that never seems to turn stale, or tire or bore anyone. Someone said the other day that it is the most used or overused word all over India in … Continue reading

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