POLL: 62% feel PM has lost his authority

An opinion poll conducted by the Bombay newspaper DNA says two out of every respondents (sample size: 500) believe Prime Minister Manmohan Singh‘s authority has been eroded by recent events and that the reform process is as good as dead and buried.

# Has the PM lost his authority?

Yes 312 (62.4%), No 142 (28.4%), Don’t  know 46 (9.2%) 

# Will the Prime Minister resign?

Yes 108 (21.6%), No 239 (47.8%), Don’t know  153 (30.6%) 

# Will economic reforms continue?

Yes 219 (43.8%), No 85 (17%), Don’t know 196 (39.2%)