02/07/2023 10:54 PM | Click to read full article
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made so many speeches lately that he has taken to saying the same thing wherever he goes. For me, this became worryingly obvious when he addressed that joint session of Congress in Washington on his state visit. I expected Modi's speech to American lawmakers would be to build on what he said last time he was in this same forum about overcoming the ‘hesitations of history’. But he mentioned this in passing.