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The Asia Times: How Modi subverts, starves, and saturates India's Media

Labeling India as the “world’s largest democracy” is more a colloquialism than a strict reality. Indeed, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) considers India’s a “flawed democracy”—on par with the US. And, though the country’s right-wing prime minister, Narendra Modi, has passed important reforms to help unlock economic growth and tackle corruption in what’s set to become the world’s most populous nation by 2022, his rule has also overseen a deterioration in the South Asian nation’s political culture and civil liberties, according to the EIU.

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