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NDA II: Politically verbose, economically dumb

Someone in the Prime Minister's Office needs to tell Mr Modi that he is the problem, says the author

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi | Photo: Shutterstock

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan
This article has been triggered by a question that the editorial director of this newspaper, A K Bhattacharya, asked a few days ago during a talk he gave on the economy. Why was the government not able to get its version about the RBI’s transfer of Rs 1.76 trillion across, he asked. How is it that the opposite version now dominates the discourse? 

Which brings me to a larger paradox. How does Prime Minister Narendra Modi get his personal messaging and the government’s political messaging so right — Modi as saviour, Article 370, triple talaq, etc — while getting its
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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 1:24 AM IST

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