Narendra Modi says he cleansed the Indian economy and now it is primed for growth

Jan 02, 2019 - Quartz

Narendra Modi hasn’t wasted any time. The Indian prime minister began 2019, a year he will be seeking re-election, with a broad defence of even the most disruptive of his initiatives, especially those pertaining to India’s $2.8 trillion economy.

In a 95-minute interview in Hindi with news agency ANI, telecast on New Year’s day, Modi touched upon subjects ranging from the upcoming Indian general elections and defence matters to fractious social issues and political violence.

He ...