Redemption is a coquette

That Prime Minister Narendra Modi has messed up in a big way on the economy is truism accepted by all save the bhaktas. But do we have a better alternative? That is, assuming that there could be an alignment of political forces and the ouster of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the foreseeable future. Could a non-BJP government offer anything different, let alone better? The answer is depressing; it is a big ‘no’ if one goes by the Congress’ attitude to economic policy.

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