Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday

Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday - PTI

Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday - PTI

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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.