Why the church has no faith in Modi
The two recent missives by the Christian clergy have made three points — that the Constitution of India is under a serious threat; pluralistic ethos are in danger; and minorities, Adivasis and Dalits are being persecuted.
The statements by the two Bishops do not refer to anyone by name. However, shorn of verbose, it is a call to the "faithful" to actively work for the defeat of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 general elections. It is nothing but politics by subterfuge.
Will Rahul Gandhi continue with his freshly discovered Hindu identity?
The Gujarat election results have underlined several existing realities, exploded a number of myths, exposed hidden warts of our "secular" democracy, and indicated the direction the polity will possibly take in the near future.
Fact one: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s connect with the electorate continues to be unmatched, in spite of the hiccups caused by demonetization and GST. His credibility with the voters is still high.