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Trump Meets India’s Leader, A Fellow Nationalist Battling China For His Favour

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House, in Washington DC, on June 26, 2017./PIB

President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, two nationalist leaders with a shared passion for social media, met on Monday as India sought to vie with China for Mr. Trump’s favour in the region. Mr. Trump lavished praise on Mr. Modi, calling him a “true friend” with ambitious plans to fight corruption and cut taxes. The two men also share a devotion to Twitter and Facebook to bypass the news media and reach their publics directly.

Read Here – The New York Times

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