close
Sign up/Login to read the full article
LOGIN FORM
Email address :  
Password :  
Forgot your password?
Register
Cover Story
Cover Story
Trending Modi
 Share  ·    Comment (18)   ·    print   ·  
Vijay Kumar Joshi /PTI Narendra Modi was the only Chief Minister to be invited to address, through video-conferencing, teh Google Big Tent Activate Summit 2013, in New Delhi on March 21 based on the theme of "Technology in Politics".

Narendra Modi’s social media handlers defend his growth projections, shout down his opponents, and, importantly, project him as the “hit and fit” Prime Minister for 2014. By SAGNIK DUTTA


Register to get full access to this article

Login | New user

Bookmark

Comments:

I do not understand why is the magazine's cover story is just desperately trying to take out worst of Modi by hook or by crook, as if this story will woo his supporters or will it shape the thoughts of the voters, for that matter. What is wrong in projecting a man's good work through whatever way it is, rather than pocketing crores of money silently. This man needs to be given a chance and he for sure deserves it.Though exaggerated his development facts are, still he has tried to do something.
from:  Aishwarya Upadhyay
Posted on: May 12, 2013 at 01:07 IST
CERTAIN UPPER CAST INTELLECTUALS HAVING LOST THEIR RELEVANCE ARE MASQERARADING AS LEFT LIBERALS. THEY CANNOT DIGEST A MAN FROM THE FOURTH VARNA LIKE MODI GETTING POPULAR SUPPORT ACROOS SPECTRUM. PITY THEM!
from:  VIJAYAKUMAR
Posted on: May 7, 2013 at 23:08 IST
i accept there is problem...but the problem is less than what congress doing right now !!! there are scams in NAMO era also but you can see there is little bit more improvement !!!! maybe not 100 but 10 PERCENT...
from:  vievk
Posted on: May 7, 2013 at 16:25 IST
It is absurd even to suggest that more than 1.5Mil supporters of NaMo on Twitter as an "orchestrated". No wonder SM calls some part of the media Paidmedia.
from:  Hussain
Posted on: May 7, 2013 at 02:11 IST
I am trying to control myself ,otherwise will fall off the couch right now. This magazine just written a cover story about NaMo's 1.5M followers on twitter And invented a conspiracy theory. lol. No problem. we are ready to see more of such articles before 2014. But trust me, the way Congress is doing mega scams,no matter how much they spend on hiring journos, nothing will help them in 2014 elections. #NaMo4PM is not a dream anymore. It has become a NEED and a TEMPTATION for most of the Indians.
from:  Riya
Posted on: May 7, 2013 at 01:37 IST
You moron.Your board is filled with same upper caste members.Many of Your readers are from upper castes.Why should you propagate lies about them?
from:  aha
Posted on: May 7, 2013 at 01:32 IST
Even in the worst possible scenario, it is True. Still 100 times better use of money than pocketing it
from:  Starboy
Posted on: May 7, 2013 at 01:17 IST
A prime ministers job is to uphold the constitution. Modi does not inspire confidence in this area.
from:  Anon
Posted on: May 5, 2013 at 23:11 IST
One should stop projecting Modi as the great 'developer' of Gujarat. Please read the book "Trailblazers of Gujarat" by Kamalendra Kanwar where he's chronicled the massive contribution of people like Dr Kurien, Mrs Ela Bhatt, Mr Dholakia, the Shroffs, The Sarabhai's and many such selfless human beings who worked tirelessly to build Gujrat and to make it into the developed state that it is today (not to mention the innate interprising nature of most Gujarati's)Then Why on earth is this upstart politician taking credit for everything? just because he has the muscle power to speak the loudest? Shame on him! I'm really glad he's boycotted by his own 'friends'! that's what he deserves.
from:  Anita
Posted on: May 5, 2013 at 23:08 IST
We can't judge credibility of a person or any particular political party by going through their past. Looking back to 1984 we can raise finger against the secularism of boastful Congress. As such for bright India we need a leader who can implement their plan.
from:  BRISH KETU
Posted on: May 5, 2013 at 17:36 IST
Now that you have deconstructed the NaMo phenomenon, as an independent voter, i would love to see RaGa run a similar engagement with the media & people. It should be easy for the Congress to pump some 100's of crores into similarly projecting RaGa (bro-in-law Vadra could easier supply some anecdotes of economic growth miracles)
Let the games begin ... (no excuses ... just deliver us some results)
from:  Jamaal
Posted on: May 5, 2013 at 01:49 IST
Progress v/s Congress, Leader v/s Reader, what would any wise person choose...??? Modi Lao - Desh Bachao. Maa bharati ki jay.
from:  ProudIndian
Posted on: May 4, 2013 at 15:35 IST
I beg to disagree. NaMo is a very good administrator and a decisive person, a man of action.In today's scenerio this is what is needed for the Nation. The fact that there has not been a single communal riot in Gujarat is enough to show that he is not one community person. Moreover, the bogey of communalism has been orchestrated by the Congress and the like.In fact these parties want to keep the fire of communalism burning, keeping Muslims in constant fear of the Majority Hindus. It is only a figment of imagination. India would be a better land if all citizens, irrespective of their religious hues are given equal status.
from:  RK Chaturvedi
Posted on: May 4, 2013 at 10:25 IST
This writer quotes Priyanka Chaturvedi and doesnt mention she is a Youth Congress member ..classic example of 'secular' subterfuge.
from:  Rohit Kumar
Posted on: May 4, 2013 at 06:00 IST
Messiahism of a single person and believing that that person can change our country is a myth regardless of how much popular that person may be. Modi, true to his promise of "vikash" or development stuck to his promises but his uneven and unequal development at the cost of the poor people is a curse to the common man. Again his unquestionable inclinations towards the ideals of hindutva and his dictatorial attitude towards other senior party members is sure to become a nightmare. In a multi-religious, multi-cultural country like ours we need a secular person as leader.
from:  sanchuma goyary
Posted on: May 3, 2013 at 23:38 IST
MODI IS A "HINDU LEADER WITH FULL SUPPORT OF" UPPERCAST AND LOWER CAST. JAI SHRI RAM
from:  anoop mishra
Posted on: May 3, 2013 at 19:02 IST
INDIA IS ALSO A SINGLE COMMUNITY STATE 80% HINDU,REST ARE ALSO HINDU BUT CONVERTED TO MUSLIM BY MUGHALS. IF MODI WILL BE PM CANDIDATE IT WILL BE 80% VS 20% JAI SHRI RAM
from:  anoop mishra
Posted on: May 3, 2013 at 18:56 IST
Modi may be a good CM, but his 'overrated' success as CM of one single community-based state is not a recipe for the PM job. There are too many variables to consider, and too many conflicts of interests to handle and it definitely requires a person of more balance and sense of restraint and definitely not one tainted, whether rightly or wrongly, by such social bigotry.
from:  edelbert
Posted on: May 2, 2013 at 15:32 IST
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor
Cover Story
Recent Articles

LATEST COMMENTS

‘Driven by political reality’
 Media is the message and BJP knows this and the rest of the world except Congress who thought they would be voted to power on the basis of ...»
posted by Nasar   on Apr 22, 2014 at 17:38 IST

Modi & constraints of democracy
 Some neo-intellectuals may fashionably be allergic and caustic to Mr. Modi and his earnest vision in making his home-state more progressive ...»
posted by Tariq Aziz   on Apr 23, 2014 at 00:22 IST

TDP: Telugu Modi
 "He took pride in being invited to the World Economic Forum and in inviting former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Microsoft’s Bi...»
posted by Sukumar   on Apr 21, 2014 at 17:40 IST

Social


Please remember to logout of facebook after you complete this session.

O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in Cover Story

Leaders of non-Congress, non-BJP parties in New Delhi in February.

Vital pieces of a jigsaw

Regional and identity-based parties will continue to retain fragmented spaces of political influence in the national polity after the 2014 e »