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Why does Indian PM Narendra Modi follow trolls on Twitter?

Award-winning Indian actor Prakash Raj recently joined the long list of people asking why Prime Minister Narendra Modi follows trolls on Twitter. The actor said he was upset when he saw some people rejoicing on social media after the recent murder of his friend, journalist Gauri Lankesh. He added that …

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Farmers’ Anger Poses Growing Threat To PM Modi’s 2019 Bid


Anger over falling farm incomes has spilled onto streets across a swathe of India’s largest states as farmers struggle with food price deflation and a breakdown of the informal agriculture economy. For Prime Minister Narendra Modi — already grappling with a sharp slowdown in economic growth and looming job cuts …

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PM Modi Wants To Modernise Military, But Tenders Worth $25 Billion Nixed


Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious $250 billion plan to modernise India’s military is being tripped up by the country’s own best practices. Rigid rules that forbid single bidders, cap prices and blacklist companies accused of graft — together with a lengthy trials process and insistence on local manufacturing — have …

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India And China Appear To Disagree On How Sikkim Stand-Off Has Ended


NEW DELHI:India and China today said that they have ended the more than two-month-long confrontation between their armies at the border in Sikkim – though statements from both countries suggested differences in how the resolution has been achieved. India, which has refused to be baited by daily and aggressive rhetoric …

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Priyanka Was Ahead After PM Photo. Then, Disaster


She presents at the Oscars, is as outlandish as the rest at the Met Gala and plays Holi with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. One would say, generally this is when you arrive. And the bay may be on her watch, but Priyanka Chopra has been reminded that you …

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