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Eat, Pray, Leeches

Narendra Modi wants India to embrace its traditional systems of medicine, like ayurveda and yoga. But can he convince rich Indians to treat their ailments with lead pills and squirming bugs?

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Welcome to Modicare

India spends next to nothing on public health, and its new prime minister is cutting even deeper. Can the rural clinics that serve the country's poorest survive?

The South Asia Channel

Toilets First, Temples Later: Modi’s Promising Act

Modi was molded by Hindutva, but he mobilized a national campaign on reviving India's economy, not religion. Can he deliver on his promise? Are these two on a collision course?

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Asia’s New Triple Alliance

Democracy has not featured as a theme of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. He took office promising to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, not ...

The South Asia Channel

AAP’s Rise: Victorious, But Not Yet Formidable

India's Aam Aadmi Party defeated Modi's powerful Bharatiya Janata Party in the Delhi elections, with a landslide, but its potential as a formidable alternative for mainstream politics demands critical analysis.

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