Resident Indians

It has been my experience that every District collectorate is usually haunted by its own resident lunatic, somewhat like ancient mansions possessing their resident…

Delhi Belly: The Corporatisation Of Indian Politics

Poll strategies today resemble corporate marketing strategies: there is the ‘product launch’ (announcing the candidate with much fan fare and public rallies); assessments of market shares (vote shares); brand ambassadors (mainly Bollywood celebrities inducted into various parties, though Mr. Modi is himself emerging as the most sought after ambassador of his party post PayTM and KVIC); discounts and cash-back incentives (freebies, farm loan waivers, smart phones and Amma canteens).