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“Modi Wave”: Some Foreign Policy Dimensions

Commentaries which have appeared in the Sri Lankan media so far on the future policies that India under Modi government might follow have to be considered more speculative than analytic. There is a good reason for this. One does not have analytically material placed under a prism to judge analytically which way the future might follow under the Modi administration. Analysts have to go by the past performance.

“Modi Wave”: Some Foreign Policy Dimensions
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Buck stops with Prime Minister Modi

With a decimated Opposition and a vibrant mandate that soaked up India’s immense diversity both ethnic and geographical, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is destined to lead resolutely. The buck stopped with him. He has no compulsion of coalition theatrics like under Congress Party rule. That is what would suit his style of governance.

Buck stops with Prime Minister Modi
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TNA Leader Justifies Vigneswaran declining to be a party in Sri Lanka’s delegation to New Delhi

The Tamil National Alliance Leader R. Sampanthan justified C.V.Vigneswaran declining the invitation extended by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to join him in his delegation to participate today in the swearing ceremony of Indian Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi.

TNA Leader Justifies Vigneswaran declining to be  a party in Sri Lanka’s delegation to New Delhi
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SAARC Leaders Arrives in Delhi

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai arrived here to attend the oath taking by Narendra Modi as the 15th Indian Prime Minister at a glittering ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, an imposing colonial era building on Raisina Hill.

Unprecedented! Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif arrives in India for PM designate  Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldivian President Gayoom Meet in New Delhi

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom held bilateral discussions in New Delhi this evening.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom held bilateral discussions at the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi this evening. ( Pix By: Nalin Hewapathirana )
  President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldivian President Gayoom Meet in New Delhi
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