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

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