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U.S. Reaches Out to Indian Opposition Leader It Once Rebuked

posted on February 12, 2014

Ellen Barry reports, “The United States has requested a meeting with Narendra Modi, a candidate for prime minister of India, signaling an attempt to establish a relationship after a chill that dates to 2005, when the American government imposed a visa ban to rebuke him for his role in religious riots in his home state.” Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the subject of this week’s R&P story.

Read at The New York Times