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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Emotional Modi Pledges To Serve India Ahead Of Swearing-In

New Delhi (AFP) – India’s prime minister-elect Narendra Modi choked back tears Tuesday and promised to try to live up to expectations as he made his first visit to parliament since his sweeping election victory. The 63-year-old leader bowed and kissed the steps of the building as he entered for a meeting of his Hindu […]

May 20, 2014

Modi Eyes Decisive Majority After Indian Exit Polls

New Delhi (AFP) – India’s triumphant right-wing opposition said Tuesday it was headed for a decisive majority in the world’s biggest election after exit polls showed its hard line leader Narendra Modi closing in on victory. Stock markets surged to record highs on hopes of a business-friendly government under Modi after a decade of rule […]

May 13, 2014