A worker pulls a cart laden with garbage at Chandni Chowk market in New Delhi, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s budget has disappointed investors who were hoping for stimulus to revive growth in Asia’s third-largest economy. Photo: Bloomberg

How Modi’s budget failed India’s poorest and most vulnerable

  • The budget was eagerly awaited amid the country’s economic doldrums, with GDP growth at an 11-year low and unemployment at a 45-year high
  • But experts say cuts to rural food and jobs programmes risk harming the people who rely on them.
Topic |   India
A worker pulls a cart laden with garbage at Chandni Chowk market in New Delhi, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s budget has disappointed investors who were hoping for stimulus to revive growth in Asia’s third-largest economy. Photo: Bloomberg
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