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Your Next Podcast: The Modi Raj

Can the Indian PM continue to balance both parts of his agenda?

6:00 AM GMT+1 on June 13, 2024

    Every week Your Next Podcast picks a great first episode of a show that you should listen to. Follow along and get something new in your podcast app every Thursday!

    This week it's The Modi Raj.

    Narendra Modi may well be the most popular politician on the planet. India’s prime minister is eyeing a third term atop the world’s biggest democracy.

    A tea-seller’s son, Mr Modi began life an outsider. The man behind the political phenomenon remains hard to fathom. India has become an economic powerhouse during his ten years in charge. But he’s also the frontman for a chauvinistic Hindu nationalist dogma.

    Can Mr Modi continue to balance both parts of his agenda and finish the job of turning India into a superpower? The Economist’s Avantika Chilkoti finds out what makes him tick. 

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