In this Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh listens to a speaker during a conference in New Delhi, India. Manmohan Singh's coalition has splintered and his ... more 
In this Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh listens to a speaker during a conference in New Delhi, India. Manmohan Singh's coalition has splintered and his government is fighting for survival. But the Indian prime minister, who has been criticized for presiding meekly over a corrupt government, is suddenly being hailed as a bold, powerful leader. Since pushing through a battery of unexpected economic reforms in mid- Sept. 2012, and refusing to back down in the face of protests and political threats, Singh appeared to have rejuvenated a government thought hopelessly paralyzed. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Manish Swarup, File
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