Bharat wouldn’t like Modi to fail because it still sees in him a decisive leader. The time has come for him to ensure that minimum government is more visible in maximum action and delivery.
Q: TN fishermen demand that they may be allowed to fish in SL territory. SL is a sovereign state and has every right to protect its boundaries. What is wrong in SL arresting the intruders?A: Such issues are not dealt through normal law as and procedural. These have to be resolved on humanitarian grounds. If fishermen sail into their territory, they should be dealt softly and let go back home.NandhithaChennai, 04-05-2015
Q: Bihar and parts of UP were also struck by earthquake. Are those areas being ignored and more attention is being paid to Nepal?A: I don't think so. Since damage to life and property in both UP and Bihar was much less than that in Nepal, both the states haven't got enough media attention. But both the state government sand the central government have provided sufficient relief to the victims.PeeKayIndia, 04-05-2015
Q: Do you think delivering rice at Rs 1 will eradicate the poverty in the country? Don't you think government is making them lazy?A: I am opposed to any free doles. People should earn enough to pay for the food. At the moment poor people aren't getting enough dues to lack of employment opportunities.Rajeev ShettyVapi, 04-05-2015
Q: Indian express has a new design and lay out since Monday , 27 th april 2015. It is pleasing to the eye and with wide and more news contents , IE is now far better and readable. When will TNIE also undergo a similar change ?A: We changed our look and design only four years ago and it has been taken well. One should have faith in himself or herself and frequent changes raises doubts. Our design is much more modern and reader friendly. We have to improve our printing quality.VictorBangalore, 04-05-2015
Condemnation is savagery through subjectivity. Opinion is outlook of objectivity. Emotion is the alchemy that binds both. In the larger biological metaphor of history, politics and the press are twins with incompatible DNA.
Three BJP Lok Sabha MPs—Shyam Charan Gupta from Uttar Pradesh, Dilip Gandhi from Maharashtra and Ram Prasad Sarmah from Assam—have lit up a devious debate over a danger the entire world has recognised.
Modi has to remember his vow: not to be held hostage to the dissolute Delhi culture, which promotes elitist exclusivity.
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy talks to New Indian Express Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla on the party’s loss in the 2015 Delhi assembly polls, Article 370, and his position in the party on Sachchi Baat on India News.