Modi’s Energetic First 100 Days

Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata government is now celebrating its first 100 days in power. He is in Japan this weekend on his first big international visit as the guest of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Two days ago it was announced that economic growth reached 5.7 percent for the three months to June, the highest for two years, and a big financial inclusion scheme to open bank accounts for millions of the poor has just been launched. A raft of defense contracts and tenders have been decided, with more Indian private sector involvement than has been allowed before.

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