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9 July 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 2:17am

The Chartist: Sky high

Is Delhi’s new flagship airport really the sign that “a new India” has arrived?

By Alyssa McDonald

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Delhi’s new flagship airport signals “a new India”, according to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Millions of impoverished Indians — more than a third of the population lives on less than $1 a day — might disagree.

Graphic by Jez Burrows

 

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