This is a historic opportunity for India to take the lead in shaping the global sustainability agenda. Backed by a strong electoral mandate, the new Indian government has been actively rooting for clean technology and energy efficiency in its endeavor to pursue a low-carbon growth model.
A closer examination of Singh's record reveals a combination of both profound failure and accomplishment. Far from being settled, Singh's legacy is likely to remain the subject of vigorous debate for years to come.
The accusations leveled against me and Tharoor is that we have changed. It is actually Modi who has changed, and every Indian should welcome it as we do. Modi started speaking the language of inclusiveness that we understood, and the right thing to do is to appreciate it.
As we approach the election, there are two noteworthy points regarding Muslim voters: One, Muslims do not vote as a monolithic bloc and two, they have tended to vote strategically in consecutive elections.