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Modi faces challenge in providing jobs ahead of 2019 election

25 million apply for railway vacancies NEW DELHI, March 29, (RTRS): More than 25 million people, a number greater than Australia’s population, have applied for about 90,000 positions on India’s state-run railways, underlining the challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces in providing millions of jobs ahead of an election in …

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Indian scandal brews over claim Modi’s app ships data abroad

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — Allegations that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official smartphone app is shipping Indians’ personal data to servers abroad have morphed into a political scandal in a country where privacy rules are weak and the data mining runs rampant. Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi taunted the prime …

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Indian state party threatens to quit Modi alliance ahead of 2019 polls

NEW DELHI, March 8 (Reuters) – An Indian political party has threatened to end an alliance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party in a dispute over concessions to lure investors to a southern state, in what could become the second such departure before 2019 general elections. But Modi’s party …

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Indian PM Modi expected to visit Kuwait soon: envoy

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: The Indian ambassador to Kuwait said the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi is ‘soon’ expected to visit Kuwait upon invitation of his Kuwaiti counterpart HH Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Also expected to visit India, at his convenience, is HH Sheikh Nasser Al-Sabah, at the …

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PM Modi seeks to cement power

SAMASTIPUR, India, Oct 12, (Agencies): India’s poorest state, Bihar, began voting Monday in a highstakes election that premier Narendra Modi hopes will help his government push through a faltering reform drive. The Indian leader, who has promised billions of dollars for development in Bihar, urged people to come out and …

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India clamps down on Modi critics, activists – Government denies efforts to silence dissent

NEW DELHI, Sept 27, (AP): It takes courage to accuse a powerful politician – a man who would go on to become India’s prime minister – of encouraging riots against a minority. Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt did just that. And he says he is paying the price for it. Bhatt …

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