Made for each other: sheer ambition underlines Modi’s bromance with Netanyahu

by Rashmee

Posted on February 15, 2019 / The National


Both face the electorate’s verdict in the coming weeks and need to appear powerful on the world stage Had all gone to plan, Benjamin Netanyahu and Narendra Modi might have met in India this week and furthered a bizarre narrative. It is one that tells of a so-called bromance that mirrors the increasingly urgent relationship between … Continue reading “Made for each other: sheer ambition underlines Modi’s bromance with Netanyahu”

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Modi’s election victory must not be misread

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2017 / The National


Remember America’s supposedly post-racial election? In 2008, the US elected a black man as its president and everyone naively thought this signified the end of racial divisions and the polarising politics of colour. In India, something similar is said to have just occurred, albeit with the caste distinctions that divide the majority Hindu community. Narendra … Continue reading “Modi’s election victory must not be misread”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK