PM Modi still weaving 'achhe din' promises despite mounting challenges


Narendra Modi swept India’s 2014 general election with the slogan “Achhe din (good days) are coming”.

Four years later, as Prime Minister Modi mobilizes to win re-election in May, he and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are being buffeted for a lack of jobs, falling farm prices and rural wages, a tax reform that led to unemployment and a demonetization exercise that sapped liquidity. Despite high economic growth, the fall of the rupee currency to record lows this year has led to a surge in prices of largely.....

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