NARENDRA MODI WINS INDIA ELECTIONS

ASSOCIATED PRESS

How Did Modi Win It?

When in 2013 Modi sought to storm his way on to the national centre stage, I was fairly certain that moderate forces and reasonable men and women would be able to stand up to him; and, when that did not happen and he managed to frogmarch the Bharatiya Janata Party to his will, I began to watch with alarm as a determined and well-financed Modi sneered his way to national victory.