For pieces that look at the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and what the future holds in store for India, read the Daily Fix from last week where we gave you 10 reads on the subject.
Much of the discussion following the results has been on whether the “liberal elite” do not understand India. Rajshree Chanda in Mint refutes this contention: “If there was a critique of the Congress regime, it was produced not by the Right, which never had the intellectual bandwidth for it, but by liberals and Left scholars and journalists. There was no social media back then. Perhaps that is why it didn’t reach you.”
Nikhil Pahwa in Medianama puts together a report on the future of internet policy in India, particularly taking into consideration various key elements that were highlighted by this government in its previous avatar.
In Gujarat, officials didn’t just ban the videogame PUBG, which has been accused of making children violent and keeping them addicted. Police even arrested people for playing. Pranav Dixit in Buzzfeed tracks those people down.