No matter how successful the right may be in the short-run in mobilizing people around a divisive agenda, it is incapable of leading them out of the current economic crisis. It is only the left that can provide a way out.
The NDA alliance led by far-right party BJP achieved a landslide victory in the historic Indian parliamentary elections
Peoples Dispatch takes a look the 2019 Indian election process, who are the major actors, the position of the left parties and what is at stake.
Income support should not lead to the state washing its hands of the poor after handing them a certain sum of money whose real value too would dwindle over time.