Post elections 2014, Narendra Modi promises a second revolution

May 17, 2014 10:48 PM

45 0

Narendra Modi has triumphed in the election and will be india's new prime minister. What should we expect? There are many detractors. But their hostility lacks plausibility, whether one considers his economic craftsmanship or his commitment to secularism. In fact, as in the case of the 1991 reforms, constituting what we can call a First Revolution, we stand again at the edge of what we can call a Second Revolution.

To begin with, this is an occasion for celebration by Indians. Modi will have travelled from poverty and low-caste (OBC) birth to the highest office in the country. Unlike Barack Obama, who had the advantage of education at Columbia and Harvard, and whose rise to the American presidency broke the mo...

Read more

To category page