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Nicholas Carney. Advancing the Australia-India relationship under Prime Minister Modi

Narendra Modi’s ascension to the prime ministership of India has sparked interest around the globe, including here in Australia. The world is right to pay attention to Mr Modi’s rise. In the recent Lok Sahba (‘House of the People’) election, … Continue reading

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Geoff Hiscock. Onus on Abbott to forge closer ties with India

​As a young man, Tony Abbott backpacked across India in 1981, and spent six weeks at the Australian Jesuit mission in Bihar state. He was fascinated by the country’s many contrasts, from its bullock carts to its nuclear power stations. … Continue reading

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Geoff Hiscock. Economic time is right in India for Modi and his mandate

​Narendra Modi comes to office in India with two big advantages: the economic cycle is starting to turn up at last, and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a clear majority in parliament that frees him from the coalition-style shackles … Continue reading

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