Modi's BJP government expected to boost Indian economy and image as global power

Narendra Modi ahead of his swearing-in as India's 15th Prime Minister (photo:dpa)
Narendra Modi ahead of his swearing-in as India's 15th Prime Minister (photo:dpa)

The world's two largest democracies, India and the United States, face opportunities to re-boot ties in the wake of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s resounding victory at the polls. The US’s strategic interest in India has wide geopolitical ramifications, especially in the context of a rising China. However, Pakistan remains a shadow over India with the potential for tensions to escalate. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unprecedented gesture of inviting Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend his swearing-in ceremony demonstrates Mr Modi is seeking to open a new - and positive - chapter between the two nuclear rivals.

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