Do Indian voters really care for economic growth?9 min read . Updated: 29 Nov 2015, 08:16 PM IST
The evidence is mixed on whether the country's electorate rewards parties that deliver high economic growth
Two weeks ago, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered its worst electoral setback since it swept to power at the centre in May 2014, losing by a wide margin a hotly contested election campaign in Bihar. The outcome, as readers will recall, was a victory by the Grand Alliance led by incumbent chief minister Nitish Kumar and former chief minister Lalu Prasad.
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