Time magazine in about-face now says 'Modi has united India'
Updated : May 29, 2019 12:51 PM IST
The article with that headline published on its website on Tuesday, asked "How has this supposedly divisive figure not only managed to keep power but increase his levels of support?" and answered: "A key factor is that Modi has managed to transcend India's greatest fault line: the class divide".
The writer, Manoj Ladwa, credited Modi's emergence as a unifier to his origins in a backward caste -- a factor missed or deliberately omitted by Western media obsessed with what they call upper caste domination.
The pre-election cover story by Aatish Taseer was turned into campaign fodder in India and acclaimed by Modi's critics as an indictment of him as a "divider" by a global media powerhouse.
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