India's Man of the Future Must Break With Past

"Creative incrementalism" won't get Narendra Modi where he or India want to go.

Modi's pace is too slow.

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When he was elected as India’s Prime Minister one year ago, Narendra Modi earned a handsome mandate for one task above all else: to revive the economy and deliver jobs and prosperity to India’s 1.25 billion people. The good news is that Modi remains committed to his vision for India's future -- a country with world-class infrastructure, factories, new cities and skilled workers. In India’s political economy, it takes some courage to stick to such a modernizing vision even as the opposition tries to paint the agenda as pro-rich

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