April 7, 2014

Modi's Record Isn't the Big Success He Claims

Timmons & Khullar, Quartz

The Associated Press

Narendra Modi’s candidacy for Indian prime minister largely rests on claims of turning around his state of Gujarat. As national elections begin today, a Gallup poll finds that more than one-third of Indians feel their economy is getting worse. If elected, can Modi turn that perception around too?

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TAGGED: Narendra Modi, India, Gujarat

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