‘Namaste Australia’: Modi rocks Sydney

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Indians gather to celebrate the imminent arrival of the Indian PM . Wolter Peeters Draped in an Indian scarf, Davinder Sharma had driven up from Melbourne with friends to see Mr Modi. “Wherever Modi goes it is always a rockstar celebration. We always love a festival,” Mr Sharma said. The frenzy was a far cry from Mr Modi’s private meeting earlier in the day with Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart. Mrs Rinehart is a long-time fan of Mr Modi’s pro-business policies while and India has made no secret of its desire to secure Australian lithium assets. “The growth recently has...