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Between bhakts, kambakhts, and moody silences: Here's how Modi can rescue his free-falling politics

Feb 23, 2016

Between bhakts, kambakhts, and moody silences: Here's how Modi can rescue his free-falling politics

The real thing you can fault Modi on is not his refusal to play Thatcher or Reagan or even a Lee Kuan Yew, but his reluctance to lead visibly when confronted by a crisis — real or manufactured. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #CriticalPoint #Delhi Police #RSS #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Rohith Vemula #Kanhaiya Kumar #JNU row #Sedition Debate #bhakts
Margaret Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh man who incited Indira Gandhi's assassination

Jul 17, 2015

Margaret Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh man who incited Indira Gandhi's assassination

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had pressed the prosecutors to level charges against a Britain-based Sikh who incited the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. #Sikh #NewsTracker #Indira Gandhi #Sikh man #Margaret Thatcher #Iron Lady #Khalistan #maggie
Queen used to mimic Margaret Thatcher, refer to her as 'that woman', says new book

Jun 15, 2015

Queen used to mimic Margaret Thatcher, refer to her as 'that woman', says new book

Queen Elizabeth II used to do impersonations of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, mocked her accent and referred to her as "that woman" to Commonwealth leaders, a new book has claimed. #didyouknow #Queen Elizabeth II #Britain #Margaret Thatcher #The Queen And Mrs Thatcher: An Inconvenient Relationship
'Mrs G in trousers': Here's why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi

Oct 31, 2014

'Mrs G in trousers': Here's why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi

Today, while Congress leaders line up to pay ritualistic tributes to Indira Gandhi, the irony is that the real heir to her political style is not Rahul Gandhi, but an RSS "karya karta" though both he and the Congress , for obvious reasons, can't bring themselves to admit this. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Indira Gandhi #Tony Blair #Margaret Thatcher #Sardar Patel #Personality cult #1971 Congress
Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Aug 17, 2014

Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Is Narendra Modi more Charles de Gaulle than Thatcher or Reagan? One thing is certain: he derives his authority directly from the people, and in this he is more closely linked to the aam aadmi that any of our previous prime ministers #PoliticalPlay #Independence Day #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Lee Kuan Yew #narendra #FreeIndia #Modi At Red Fort #Modi's I-Day Speech #Charles de Gaulle #Modi's Independence Day speech
Modinomics is not Thatcherite: It is a mix of Deng and Lee

May 24, 2014

Modinomics is not Thatcherite: It is a mix of Deng and Lee

Is Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi India’s answer to Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, the radically pro-free market leaders of the UK and US from the 1980s? #India #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Lee Kuan Yew
Reagan? Nixon? Thatcher? Which world leader is Modi?

May 02, 2014

Reagan? Nixon? Thatcher? Which world leader is Modi?

Is Narendra Modi India's Reagan? Or Nixon? Or Thatcher? Our need to classify Modi is turning into a pundits' version of a Buzzfeed quiz. #Narendra Modi #Richard Nixon #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Adolf Hitler #Buzzfeed
Modinomics is Thatcherism. But will he be able to privatise AI, Coal India?

Apr 06, 2014

Modinomics is Thatcherism. But will he be able to privatise AI, Coal India?

Modi's economic thinking is closer to Bhagwati, who strongly advocates poverty reduction through deregulation-led growth. #air india #Narendra Modi #coal india #Privatisation #Margaret Thatcher #Lok Sabha elections 2014