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Modi's 'Make in India' drive skids on red tape

Recent mine closures highlight bureaucratic obstacles to PM's push to turn nation into global manufacturing hub

Mr Modi is set to trumpet his 'Make in India' initiative at the G-20 summit in Australia this week

New Delhi

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to turn India into a global manufacturing hub by curbing red tape. Tell that to Tata Steel Ltd, which closed one of its largest iron-ore mines in September over permit delays.

India's largest maker of the alloy isn't alone. Steel