Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won a historic second term in what was one of the bitterest electoral contests ever fought in India. But instead of “To the victor goes the spoils” the appropriate comment might be to wonder, “Will the victory be spoiled?” – by, for example, severe economic problems.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe invited Indian Premier Narendra Modi so his holiday home on Sunday in what is reportedly a diplomatic first as the two leaders kicked off their two-day summit in chummy fashion.
It is sound realism that in a multipolar world, India strengthens relationships with Russia with whom it has common interests in regard of the emerging world order.
Trump appears bullish that when push comes to shove, the present Indian government will bend to Washington’s diktats.