Lord Meghnad Desai compares US Presidential candidate Donald Trump to Narendra Modi:
I think it would be nice if Trump and Modi could replicate the famous 'Ron-Yasu' relationship between US President Ronald Reagan and Japan's Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, which smoothed over US-Japan ties. Trumpism and Moditva share a lot in common:
Trump has virtually locked up the Republican Party nomination after a big win in his home state of New York, and a string of further victories last night.
The positive turn for Trump's campaign has been attributed to the elevation of experienced campaign consultant Paul Manafort.
Ironically, Trump is said to be unhappy with Manafort, who incidentally has worked as a lobbyist for Ghulam Nabi Fai and his Kashmiri American Council in the past: