Paul Beckett on the Congress Party Getting “Bogged Down”

Paul Beckett, Bureau Chief for South Asia at the Wall Street Journal Asia spoke to us about what stories he’s tracking right now. At the top of his list was the current struggles of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s government to get legislation passed. Fractures have emerged within the governing coalition, and Beckett suggests the infighting among the United Progressive Alliance members might sap the momentum bestowed on the group by their landslide victory in the last elections.