The finance minister blames millennials for the slump in auto sales. The prime minister takes a dig at those critical of his cow slaughter campaign. A new rank of principal advisor has been created in the Prime Minister’s Office. But is anyone engaging with the real problems of the economy? Writers discuss this and related issues on the opinion pages today. Kanika Datta sums up the views:
The Indian economy faces too many policy and institutional constraints to significantly accelerate economic growth from present rates, says former Chief Economic Advisor Shankar Acharya.
Australia’s High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu explains why RCEP presents India with a critical opportunity for India to ‘Act East’ and help shape