India’s Modi Goes on the Offensive
Raids on BBC offices lead to allegations of tax evasion
By: John Elliott
It didn’t start as a good week for Narendra Modi’s image. India’s proud and autocratic prime minister is seeking controversy-free respect internationally at a time when India is heading the G20 group of leading nations with a Delhi summit in September.
Instead, two events undermined both the government’s denial that it curbs press freedom…
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