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Can Modi better his predecessors’ economic records?

Hard decisions could ruffle political feathers; but good economics will have to prevail for Narendra Modi to better the record of his immediate predecessor.

union budget Updated: Feb 29, 2016 12:43 IST
HT Correspondent
India today stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s largest economies.
India today stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s largest economies.(Shutterstock)

The economy’s expansion in the next few years will have to jump manifold to the match the average growth of the last 10 years.

Hard decisions could ruffle political feathers; but good economics will have to prevail for Narendra Modi to better the record of his immediate predecessor.


From a country on the verge of an import payment default in 1991 India today stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s largest economies.

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Charts by Harry Stevens, Research by HT Business Desk