Subsidies have been targeted at the 800 million Indians who live on less than US$2 a day. Photo: AP Subsidies have been targeted at the 800 million Indians who live on less than US$2 a day. Photo: AP
Subsidies have been targeted at the 800 million Indians who live on less than US$2 a day. Photo: AP

Countryside spending could prove decisive for Indian PM

Manmohan Singh has poured money into rural areas, potentially boosting his re-election bid

Subsidies have been targeted at the 800 million Indians who live on less than US$2 a day. Photo: AP Subsidies have been targeted at the 800 million Indians who live on less than US$2 a day. Photo: AP
Subsidies have been targeted at the 800 million Indians who live on less than US$2 a day. Photo: AP
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