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1

Who was elected Indian Prime Minister in 1998?

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

2

What did the new Indian government emphasize the importance of?

nuclear weapons

3

Which other country responded with nuclear testing?

Pakistan

4

What brought on the world of Kargil?

when Pakistan agents crossed the contested border of Kashmir with India

5

The Kargil Conflict demonstrate what?

stake of nuclearization between India and Pakistan

6

Who became Prime Minister of India in 2004?

Manmohan Singh

7

This law was passed in 2009 that ensured that all rural poor would receive at least 100 days of income a year

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

8

This act gives each ordinary citizen the right to obtain information about all workings of the government

Right to Information Act

9

Arvind Kejariwal is the leader of which up and coming political party in 2013?

Am Admi Party

10

Who was elected as new India Prime Minister in 2014?

Narendra Modi

11

What Is Modi blamed for?

Gujarat riots of 2002 targeting Muslims

12

Modi has tried to increase India's relationship with which country?

US

13

Describe the "missing girl child" problem in India

a. ratio of girl children to boy children is quite low at 93:100
b. that means that every 100 male children born there are 93 female children

14

What region is the most contested in India?

Kashmir along the northern end of the India-Pakistan border