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‘Glass Half Full’ for Modi Two Years Into Historic India Win

  • Parliament adjourned last week after passing two key bills
  • Investors call for more economic, institutional reform
India's prime minister Narendra Modi.

India's prime minister Narendra Modi.

Photographer: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have got his reformist mojo back.

Two years into an administration that’s been peppered with disappointment ranging from a failure to enact a decade-overdue national sales tax to a lack of labor-market liberalization, Modi’s party pulled off two key legislative wins in the so-called budget session of parliament.