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UP Investors' Summit: Yogi Adityanath's huge development push is political investment for a Narendra Modi blitzkrieg in 2019
Narendra Modi's Parliament address conveys self-assurance in the face of increasingly assertive Opposition
SC judges' rift with CJI: Is Opposition trying to impeach Dipak Misra by fuelling drama around 'rebellion'?
Armchair demonetisation, GST criticism isn't the worry, Narendra Modi needs a holding strategy till 2019
Biz people and industrialists, who have been the most critical about the Modi govt privately, will settle for predictability instead of any tax bonanzas.
The fallacy in Trump’s thinking is that displaced, uneducated industrial workers can fill the vacuum created by packing off expatriate knowledge workers.
Signs of this can be deciphered in Modi setting a new goal post for 2022. But, the next one year will be Narendra Modi’s toughest test yet. He will have to skilfully steer the ship and at the same time control the narrative.
Modi came with a huge bank of goodwill and political capital. In comparison, Rahul has only his family equity to draw upon. While political capital can be generated, legacy has a limited shelf life.
The takeaway for the BJP from Gujarat even in victory would be: Do not do unto yourself what the opposition is not capable of doing unto you.
While it will surely resonate with innate Gujarati pride, the question that will be asked is, did Modi really need to play the ‘ace' for what may at best be regarded as a semi-final match?
The government is widely seen to have faltered on four major counts. It is accused of failing to tackle the over-hang of demonetisation, poor implementation of GST, containing prices and inability to create new jobs. Macro-economic interventions will take more than a couple of quarters to yield results. In the interim, Modi requires a "holding strategy" till 2019.
It was clear that PM was also addressing the business community, taxpayers and citizens at large.