After two years, India’s Modi says huge task ahead: report


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended his record of reforming India‘s stuttering economy after two years in power, but conceded that his right-wing government faced “an enormous task ahead”. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal published Thursday, his second anniversary in office, Modi said he had set a path for faster growth, including opening up the economy to foreign investment and curbing corruption. But Modi also said he needed India’s 29 states to take up the challenge of reforming land purchasing and rigid labour laws, which businesses have long complained hamper manufacturing and development. “I have actually undertaken…

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