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PM Modi reviews economy with Nirmala Sitharaman amid slowdown concerns


New Delhi, Aug 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday comprehensively reviewed the state of the economy with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as his government scrambled for solutions to tackle a fast-spreading slowdown in various sectors, which is eroding wealth and causing job losses.

PM Modi, after delivering his sixth straight address to the nation on the Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi, went into brainstorming with Ms Sitharaman and all top officials in her ministry, sources privy to the development said.

The meeting, they said, was to assess the nature of the slowdown ...


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