Modi’s government faces first no-confidence vote
20 July 2018 | 8:50 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces its first no-confidence vote in parliament. Polls show the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party may fall short of a full majority in next year’s federal election, prompting the country’s opposition parties to put aside their ideological differences and unite.
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