India Inc grows impatient as economy slows down and Modi seems distracted


When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was re-elected in May with a sweeping majority, Indian stock markets jumped to all-time highs as investors anticipated big bang pro-business reforms to revive a flagging economy.

But sentiment is souring in the country's boardrooms after a much-anticipated budget in July failed to provide any stimulus, and instead hiked taxes on the ultra-rich and on foreign portfolio investors. Several businessmen say Modi's government needs to take swift action on the economy, but instead it seems preoccupied.....

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