The Economist Debate: As economic growth slows, is India losing its way?
Any policy-maker has to worry about politics, of course. India is always, somewhere among its 1.2 billion people, in a pre-poll period. Across the many states and territories, there are always big elections looming that make it hard for politicians to take unpopular decisions. Yet in the coming year-and-a-half, with some ten important state elections and then a general election due early in 2014, the space for making more difficult policy decisions is set to shrink again.....Read More