After the blackout

Dalrymple, William
October 2012
New Statesman;10/12/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5127, p23
The article looks at economic, social, and political conditions in India as of 2012. The author notes the country's rapid economic growth, but says that it continues to have a large very-poor population who lack necessities such as electricity and clean water. He says the current government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as well as previous governments, have failed to govern, citing corruption and lack of infrastructure investment. He portrays the town of Gurgaon, near New Delhi, India.


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