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100 days of Narendra Modi: Has India’s gamble paid off?

By Wed, Sep 10, 2014 4:01PM UTC Comments Off Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

There have generally been two views about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 days in office. There is a third category that weighs any government’s performance only by the way the stock market is headed. ...

India: Environment takes back seat as Modi puts business first

By Wed, Sep 10, 2014 7:18AM UTC Comments Off India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

On May 26 this year, Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister of India. Leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), known for its social conservatism and Hindu nationalism, Modi, along with the BJP, has in recent years pursued neoliberal economic policies that value economic growth over social welfare and environmental issues....

Modi promises red carpet for Japanese firms in India

By Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:24PM UTC Comments Off India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

TOKYO (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of "red carpet" treatment rather than the bureaucratic red tape India is notorious for. ...

India’s Modi finally gets moving

By Mon, Aug 18, 2014 4:24PM UTC Comments Off India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

Narendra Modi has yet to show that his government can make a significant difference to the way that India is run and performs, but on Friday he impressed critics as well as supporters with his first Independence Day speech as prime minister from the ramparts of Delhi’s majestic Red Fort....

Indian PM Modi says Pakistan is waging ‘proxy war’

By Wed, Aug 13, 2014 9:46AM UTC Comments Off India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's new prime minister has accused Pakistan of waging a proxy war because it is too weak to fight a conventional one....

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