A singularity moment in Indian politics
Narendra Modi has decisively shifted the centre. The intellectual and political left will have to make concessions
India’s intellectual and political landscape, long the preserve of a powerful left-liberal cartel, faces a singularity. The collapse of the left—as evidenced by not just the ignominious defeat of the left-liberal Congress party, but also the decimation of the doctrinaire Communist parties—has only followed their intellectual implosion. Let us examine the positions and ideas advocated by the cartel.