India, Sept. 11 -- As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led?National Democratic Alliance (NDA)?government completes 100 days in its second tenure at the Centre, minority affairs minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, spoke to on a wide range of issues, including the government's performance, its outreach to minority communities as well as controversies it has courted following its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status. Edited excerpts:

Q: How do you analyse the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government?

A: These have been days of "perform, reform and transform". Prime Minister Modi has established a culture of clean and transparent politics by demolishing "arrogance of power". There is a long list of tough and bold histo...