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Indian PM Narendra Modi now faces more pressure to deliver than in 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he is presented with a garland by Bharatiya Janata Party leaders after the election results in New Delhi, India, on May 23, 2019.PHOTO: REUTERS

NEW DELHI - As Prime Minister Narendra Modi settles into another term in office, much more is expected of him than when he first romped home to power in 2014.

Mr Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured an even more decisive mandate in the latest general election than in 2014, when the party became the first single one in three decades to win a majority in the Lower House of Parliament.

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