Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term in office, and is now seeking to regain the trust of minority Muslims. Photo: EPA
Nazneen Mohsina
Opinion

Opinion

Nazneen Mohsina

Modi’s new India: inclusive, except for Muslims? Not so fast

  • Muslim fears of a BJP-led government are not irrational
  • Even so, the Indian leader has been sending out positive signals – he just needs to match the rhetoric with action

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term in office, and is now seeking to regain the trust of minority Muslims. Photo: EPA
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in 2017. Photo: AFP

Will Narendra Modi’s snub of Xi Jinping’s belt and road derail China-India ties?

  • The Indian prime minister refused to back the Chinese leader’s ambitious global infrastructure vision at a summit last week, but the apparent snub is not getting in the way of amicable ties between Asia’s two biggest economies
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in 2017. Photo: AFP
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