The Congress Party, although in a strong position to improve matters in 2010, generally proved disappointing, especially in the realm of governance and public policy. However, Indian authorities did demonstrate the ability to manage the economy well in a challenging international economic climate. President Obama’s three-day trip helped to reinvigorate bilateral ties, but India’s relations with China and Pakistan remained testy.
Shalendra Sharma. India in 2010: Robust Economics amid Political Stasis. Asian Survey, Vol. 51, No. 1 (January/February 2011), pp. 111-124