Indian mourners walk beside a truck carrying the body of Shiv Sena cheif Bal Thackeray during his funeral in Mumbai-AP

Indian mourners walk beside a truck carrying the body of Shiv Sena cheif Bal Thackeray during his funeral in Mumbai-AP

Indian mourners walk beside a truck carrying the body of Shiv Sena cheif Bal Thackeray during his funeral in Mumbai-AP

Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re

Egos or simple ambition? Expediency or strategy? Betrayal or good, old-fashioned politics? What lies behind the big splits in Maharashtra, virtually at the 11th hour before the elections?