However, it continues to face the challenges of poverty, corruption, malnutrition, and inadequate public healthcare.
Early political consolidations took place under the Maurya and Gupta empires; the later peninsular Middle Kingdoms influenced cultures as far as Southeast Asia.
Matching these parameters is a job of an experienced astrologer.
In Vedic Astrology, marital life is said to be affected by the following parameters: .
In 2017, the Indian economy was the world's sixth largest by nominal GDP and third largest by purchasing power parity.
Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies and is considered a newly industrialised country.