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A full hall at New Delhi’s hallowed intellectual hub, the India International Centre, threw a surprise last fortnight.

I expressed my trepidation to begin with, as in these times, even to suggest that there is any skill the prime minister so lacks that he must learn from somebody else, is reckless. But since silence, or ‘pass’ wasn’t an option, I asked the audience a bunch of questions.

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Health, agriculture, rural development, social justice, water, employment and food are all what we define as today’s ‘hope’ ministries. But can they deliver?

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Evidence from successive state elections and need to buy indocin, need to buy indocin, need to buy indocin, need to buy indocin, need to buy indocin, need to buy indocin. the growing traction the Aam Aadmi Party is getting in some poll bound states would suggest no. Much of this can be blamed on the lack of talent in his government.

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When Modi came to power two years ago, unburdened of any coalition pressures, it was widely wished that he will reach out to attract the best talent into his government.

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Indira Gandhi routinely collected talent from the corporate world though whether she made the best use of it or not is a different matter.

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Even V P Singh, a short term prime minister with tiny political capital compared to any of these listed here, stole Arun Singh from Rajiv Gandhi to take a close look at modernising our defence organisation. His brilliant report is still relevant.

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