"The rupee is in the intensive care unit." This was a taunt Mr Narendra Modi made in 2013 when campaigning against the Congress-led government at a time when the Indian currency had fallen steeply against the greenback.
Those words have now returned to haunt Prime Minister Modi and his government, with the opposition Congress using them to attack the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led regime for failing to hold back a free-falling rupee.
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