India's Modi will need to hit the ground running with economy, Pakistan


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  • Thursday, 23 May 2019

FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his party supporters as he arrives to attend an election campaign rally in New Delhi, India, May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - From a shortage of job opportunities and a stuttering economy to tense ties with old foe Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a host of challenges after winning a big majority on Thursday.

Modi's election victory was on the plank of national security, a campaign that gained strength in February when he sent warplanes into Pakistan to hit a suspected militant camp after a bomb attack in the Kashmir region led to death of 40 Indian police officers.

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