In briefThe prime minister, Narendra Modi, and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will dominate the political landscape at central government level and across key states. However, a recent spell of farmers’ protests across large parts of India highlights risks to political stability. Assuming that the government’s and central bank’s efforts to tackle the overhang of bad loans pay off this year, the economy is poised for a cyclical upswing beginning in 2018.

Source: India Economy, Politics and GDP Growth Summary – The Economist Intelligence Unit