The Indian rupee’s recent roller-coaster ride has impacted virtually every section of society. It has hit the country’s finances, eroded investor confidence, pushed down stock indices, pumped up fuel prices and, in turn, those of essentials.
The rupee’s slide is symptomatic of the concerns about the India story. Months of policy paralysis, political churn and social standoffs have taken their toll. It is in this backdrop that senior journalist Subhomoy Bhattacharjee analyses the prospects of the rupee in the cover story of the August edition of PAR, MSLGROUP India’s public affairs newsletter.
Another senior journalist, Kandula Subramaniam, puts into perspective the power crisis the country is up against and the dilemma state electricity companies are facing. What’s more in this issue? An analysis of India’s bold food security law as well as an update of important policy announcements and reviews.
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