October 28, 2013
Why India Is So Tough to Reform
Sidin Vadukut, Quartz
The Associated Press
For many Indians, this particular edition of the elections go beyond the question of who will form the next government. It is a titanic struggle over confirming or rewriting the fundamental ideologies of the Indian state. Should it be socialist? Should it be secular? Should it condone dynastic politics? How can it crush corruption? How can its institutions be rescued? How can it be made safer for its citizens?