Speaking Of Asia: A hard, unfamiliar edge to India

In his second term, PM Modi is poised to give India a hard, new face. Get used to it.

In his recent op-ed piece in The New York Times, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan complained loudly and bitterly about the Narendra Modi-led Indian government's approach to his country.

Beyond being hostile to Pakistan, he said, Islamabad was up against a "New India" governed by a Hindu nationalist party and leadership.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 06, 2019, with the headline 'A hard, unfamiliar edge to India'. Print Edition | Subscribe