Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth, declared Archimedes. Of course, he needed a long enough lever and a fulcrum, too. Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not ask for anything, puts no conditions, to work his miracles. Speaking of himself in the third person, as is the wont of Kings and little children, Modi declared that Modi would deliver the Independence Day speech next year, too, as well as the report card of progress every year for the next five years.
the ‘development delusions’ being created by the ruling party against the backdrop of firstly on freebies that are being doled out, particularly by the ruling party, secondly growing ecosystem of alleged corruption indulged mainly by the ruling party members and thirdly unleashing terror politics, a form of fascism, at the behest of the same ruling party. What’s more, is communalization of politics being a potentially strong source for delusions to deepen.
Urban Karnataka predominantly voted for BJP, surpassing Congress. The BJP polled 45.7% votes, whereas Congress got 43.0% in urban Karnataka.
How do donations via electoral bonds funded by legal or illegal money help curb undue influence on policymakers? Electoral bonds provide an additional of such funds. The Union Government initiated the Electoral Bonds scheme, announced in the Union Budget 2017–18, on January 2, 2018. The aim was “to cleanse the system of political funding in the country”. While many other issues are also germane, the moot question is will this goal be achieved.
Parastatal bodies will continue to manage the affairs of cities even if there is a change in the government.
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