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Cows come home to haunt India’s Modi

Pilani, India | AFP | One of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature policies has been protecting cows, but for Raghuvir Singh Meena — a Hindu farmer struggling to protect his crop of chickpeas from roaming cattle — it has gone too far. Farmers overwhelmingly supported Modi’s nationalist party when …

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Modi or Gandhi? Indian mystics split over poll outcome

Mumbai, India | AFP | Transgender mystic Zoya Lobo turns over three oracle cards, studies them for a minute and looks up. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will definitely win India’s general election this summer, she proclaims. Clairvoyant Larra Shah also predicts a victory for Modi owing to his “extremely powerful …

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Supreme Court backs Modi over Rafale jet deal

New Delhi, India | AFP | India’s Supreme Court dismissed Friday calls for an investigation into a controversial French fighter jet deal, in a move seen as a boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 2016 multi-billion dollar deal between the Indian government and French aircraft manufacturer Dassault has become …

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‘Humbled’ Modi suffers defeats ahead of 2019 India polls

New Delhi, India | AFP | India’s ruling party suffered stinging election defeats in at least two stronghold states, results showed Tuesday, in a big blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi before national polls in 2019. The votes held earlier this month and in November were seen as a dress …

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Modi’s visit to Kampala

A tale of a bond sealed with blood Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | When India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at Entebbe International Airport on July 24, very few Ugandans possibly recalled that he had been here before – in 2007. The visit back then was the result of a …

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