Politics While India seems to love Trump, the reality isn’t so simple Updated : February 26, 2020 08:13 AM IST While Trump is genuinely popular in India, his clamorous and carefully choreographed welcome was also about Asian geopolitics. For India, good relations with the US are deeply important: They signal that India is a serious global player. The Pew poll also indicated that Trump’s support was higher among supporters of Modi’s Hindu nationalist party. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.