Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA

Joe Biden and India’s Narendra Modi agree to strengthen Quad framework amid China’s rise

  • On their first call, the leaders agreed that the democratic process must be upheld in Myanmar and said they would collaborate to tackle global challenges
  • India enjoys broad support in the US but has come under growing criticism from lawmakers as Modi pursues his Hindu nationalist agenda

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA
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