Pilgrims gather next to a cardboard cutout of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India. (Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg)

Modi Gets Reprieve as Auditor Says New French Jet Deal Is Better

(Bloomberg) -- The Indian government’s $8.7 billion purchase of French warplanes was cheaper than a bid negotiated under the previous government, the country’s auditor said, potentially weakening a...