Joe Biden and India: Hindutva’s chickens may come home to roost

The “Howdy Modi!” moment in Huston September 2019 which has become inseparable from PM Modi’s slogan “Abki baar, Trump sarkar (This time around, a Trump government)”, unmistakably jettisoned India’s traditional neutrality in US presidential elections.

Should Democratic Party’s nominee Joe Biden win this November, however, India could rue Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempt to put the weight of the Indian Diaspora behind Donald Trump’s re-election bid. A Biden-led administration could potentially be far more critical of the Modi …

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