U.S. ambassador to India Nancy Powell (2nd L) shakes hands with Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi (R), prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's ... more 
U.S. ambassador to India Nancy Powell (2nd L) shakes hands with Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi (R), prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, during their meeting in Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat February 13, 2014. Powell met Modi who is the front-runner to be the country's next prime minister on Thursday, a signal that Washington was ending a long boycott of him over sectarian violence in 2002. REUTERS/Gujarat Information Department/Handout via Reuters (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS less 
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