India, Sept. 11 -- It is with a sense of great satisfaction that I pen my thoughts on the performance of my government's first 100 days. Usually termed as the honeymoon period, the public does not expect any major decision-making by the new government.

In fact, in case of a government that has got re-elected, past patterns show its attitude is that now that the elections are over and we have won, we can breathe easy for the next five years and maybe not be too exercised about the task of governance.

However, all that is in the past. This is Narendra Modi - who as prime minister did not take a single break in either his first term in office or since the 2019 elections in his second term. In fact, he told each department to work on a 100-...