Men resting in front of closed book stalls during a coronavirus lockdown in Kolkata on August 31, 2020. Photo: AFP Men resting in front of closed book stalls during a coronavirus lockdown in Kolkata on August 31, 2020. Photo: AFP
Men resting in front of closed book stalls during a coronavirus lockdown in Kolkata on August 31, 2020. Photo: AFP
Hari Kumar
Opinion

Opinion

Hari Kumar

Modi’s mistake is in trying to turn the Indian economy into a Chinese dragon

As India watches the Chinese economy pulls farther ahead of its own, it must realise a growth model built on a one-party system is a poor fit for India’s diverse democracy. Policies formulated in the comfort of government offices cannot be pushed through with brute force

Men resting in front of closed book stalls during a coronavirus lockdown in Kolkata on August 31, 2020. Photo: AFP Men resting in front of closed book stalls during a coronavirus lockdown in Kolkata on August 31, 2020. Photo: AFP
Men resting in front of closed book stalls during a coronavirus lockdown in Kolkata on August 31, 2020. Photo: AFP
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Hari Kumar

Hari Kumar

Hari Kumar is a journalist based in Hong Kong since 2003.