Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

When promises become due - an analysis of the Modi government's term in the world's largest democracy

  • 1. edition 2018, 12 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

When the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), came to power through a landslide election victory in 2014, few believed that the new government would transform India and make its “Good Days for Everyone” campaign slogan a reality within its five-year term. India is too big and complex a country and changes happen in decades rather than in election cycles. Hence, announcements by the Modi government of initiatives like Skill India and Startup India did not raise unreasonable expectations, at least among seasoned India watchers.