The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.
from Ian Bremmer:
In a western democracy like the United States, we assume that the best time for a leader to accomplish something is in the first year of his first term. The election has just ended, the opposition is still scattered, and the legislative mandate is intact. Everybody still talks about Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s first 100 Days for a reason.
from Financial Regulatory Forum:
NEW DELHI, Aug 23 (Reuters) - With India's main opposition party continuing to object to bills on tax reform and opening up the $150 billion nuclear power market, several reforms proposed by the coalition government may be delayed.