Sadanand Dhume writes about South Asian political economy, foreign policy, business, and society, with a focus on India and Pakistan. He is also a South Asia columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He has worked as a foreign correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review in India and Indonesia and was a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society in Washington, D.C. His political travelogue about the rise of radical Islam in Indonesia, My Friend the Fanatic: Travels with a Radical Islamist, has been published in four countries.
For a country long led by socialists steeped in crude antibusiness sentiment, Mr. Modi is a welcome improvement. But it may also be a good idea for prospective investors to press the prime minister and his team on how exactly they intend to achieve their goals.