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How India is slowly moving into the American orbit

By Demetri Sevastopulo, John Reed

23 Jun 2023 · 7 min read

Editor's Note

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Before he became Indian prime minister in 2014, Narendra Modi could not get a visa to visit the US over claims about communal violence in his home state of Gujarat.

US lawmakers this week gave Modi multiple standing ovations when he joined the small pantheon of leaders, alongside Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill, who have addressed Congress more than once. 

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