BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad reacts as party workers burst crackers during celebration of party’s victory in Gujarat polls New Delhi-PTI

Ravi Shankar Prasad reacts as party workers burst crackers during celebration of party’s victory in Gujarat polls New Delhi-PTI

Ravi Shankar Prasad reacts as party workers burst crackers during celebration of party’s victory in Gujarat polls New Delhi-PTI

India

A political party which seeks a text book start often remains superficial, pretending that the preamble or the introduction remains the real thing. For a party that created a great propaganda machine to devastate the Congress during the election, the Bharatiya Janata Party regime has little to say.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.