‘Tax terrorism’ is driving Indians to despair. Photo: AFP

India’s slowing economy takes deadly turn, but Modi’s in denial

  • Growth is falling, unemployment is rising, banks are being battered and people hounded for tax are killing themselves
  • Something is up in India’s economy, if only the prime minister would admit it
Topic |   India

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‘Tax terrorism’ is driving Indians to despair. Photo: AFP
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Showman: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AP

China, Gandhi or RSS? The real reason India snubbed RCEP trade pact

  • Showman Modi invoked Gandhi as he pulled out of ‘the world’s largest trade deal’
  • Did he forget to mention protectionist Hindu nationalists and the gaping trade imbalance with China?
Topic |   Trade

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Showman: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AP
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