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Budget 2014: PM Modi woos 'sandwiched class' with cheaper TVs

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: PM Modi woos 'sandwiched class' with cheaper TVs

The Modi government's maiden budget 2014 today announced that television sets which use the Cathode Ray TV (CRT) system will get cheaper. #Narendra Modi #Modi #MIddle Class #Budget 2014 #neo-middle class #NRMB #Cathode Ray TV #CRT #Budget India 2014
Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi

Jul 09, 2014

Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi

The NDA government's first rail budget has been hailed as one that is finally putting the brakes on populism and shows some much needed fiscal pragmatism #HowThisWorks #Indian Railways #Railway Budget #MIddle Class #Railways #Budget #DV Sadananda Gowda #Rail budget #Rail Budget 2014 #Railway Budget 2014 #Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda
Middle class love affair with AAP: Waning but not over

Apr 04, 2014

Middle class love affair with AAP: Waning but not over

What is definitely evident is the disassociation of the middle-class from the Congress party. And many who had moved towards AAP are disappointed too. But there will still be sections that continue to support AAP. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Delhi #Arvind Kejriwal #Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi middle class
Bharat, India and a third India: The importance of the not rich, not poor

Apr 03, 2014

Bharat, India and a third India: The importance of the not rich, not poor

It was this 700 million, having grown exponentially during UPA - 1, that delivered it a second term. Still, the Congress has nothing to offer them. Kejriwal left them disappointed. Modi has somewhat captured their imagination. #Economy #India #UPA #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #jobs #MIddle Class #Aam Aadmi Party #Bharat #neo-middle class

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Why Mumbai's middle class just lost its right to criticise the govt

Apr 24, 2014

Why Mumbai's middle class just lost its right to criticise the govt

By and large, Mumbaikars, except those who live in the slums, have lost the right to express displeasure on TV shows, Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else, over issues of governance. #Congress #BJP #Mumbai #NCP #AAP #Mumbai Elections #Mumbai voter turn-out #Mumbai's middle class #Mumbai's slum vote
Somnath Bharti was wrong, but Kejriwal's motives are noble

Jan 22, 2014

Somnath Bharti was wrong, but Kejriwal's motives are noble

We can castigate Bharti for his high handed behavioiur and his pathetic macho act, but to say Kejariwal is an arrogant politician may not be very appropriate. #India #JustSaying #Arvind Kejriwal #Delhi Police #MIddle Class #Somnath Bharti

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Somnath Bharti was wrong, but Kejriwal's motives are noble

Jul 31, 2014

An engaging journey through 'A Five Star Life'

For the fortysomething single woman at the center of "A Five Star Life," luxury travel provides a middle-class income. Her go-go globetrotting brings her to the world's premium resorts, armed with checklist, stopwatch and white gloves, to judge wheth...
Somnath Bharti was wrong, but Kejriwal's motives are noble

Jul 31, 2014

A Long Slate of Mayoral Candidates Hints at a Rapidly Changing Oakland

Once a bastion for the working and middle classes, the city is going through an identity crisis as it gains a reputation as a gentrifying “hipster haven” with a booming real estate market...
Somnath Bharti was wrong, but Kejriwal's motives are noble

Jul 31, 2014

An engaging journey through 'A Five Star Life'

For the fortysomething single woman at the center of "A Five Star Life," luxury travel provides a middle-class income. Her go-go globetrotting brings her to the world's premium resorts, armed with checklist, stopwatch and white gloves, to judge wheth...
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