Opinion | Lok Sabha polls: Five things that financial markets would like to see in election manifestos
Despite the evidence that economic reforms have helped increase growth, progress on this front has remained slow
March 20, 2019 / 07:20 AM IST
The Election Commission last week barred political parties from releasing manifestos in the last 48 hours before polling. However, aside from the timing, it will be interesting to see what political parties propose to offer. Parties will, of course, make populist promises to lure the voter. The Congress party, for instance, has said that it will give a minimum guaranteed income to the poor. Recently, it also talked about the right to health. It is likely that the ruling Bharatiya...