Security personnel perform during full dress rehearsal for Republic Day parade Agartala-PTI

Security personnel perform during full dress rehearsal for Republic Day parade Agartala-PTI

Security personnel perform during full dress rehearsal for Republic Day parade Agartala-PTI

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.