A sign welcoming US President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India, to attend an event called “Namaste Trump”, along the lines of a “Howdy Modi” rally attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last September. Photo: AP A sign welcoming US President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India, to attend an event called “Namaste Trump”, along the lines of a “Howdy Modi” rally attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last September. Photo: AP
A sign welcoming US President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India, to attend an event called “Namaste Trump”, along the lines of a “Howdy Modi” rally attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last September. Photo: AP

As Namaste Trump meets Howdy Modi in India, common threat China looms large

  • US President Donald Trump arrives in India on Monday for his first official visit, which will include trips to the Taj Mahal and Mahatma Gandhi’s former home
  • But while an assertive Beijing brings the US and India closer, differences exist over trade, Russian weapons and Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda

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A sign welcoming US President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India, to attend an event called “Namaste Trump”, along the lines of a “Howdy Modi” rally attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last September. Photo: AP A sign welcoming US President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India, to attend an event called “Namaste Trump”, along the lines of a “Howdy Modi” rally attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last September. Photo: AP
A sign welcoming US President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India, to attend an event called “Namaste Trump”, along the lines of a “Howdy Modi” rally attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last September. Photo: AP
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