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Philippines police chief hints at possible run for presidency

Philippines police chief hints at possible run for presidency

The Philippines' top police chief who oversaw a bloody war on drugs that has killed thousands of Filipinos hinted on Monday at a possible run for the presidency.

India votes for next president from lowest Dalit caste

India votes for next president from lowest Dalit caste

Indian lawmakers voted Monday to pick the country's president, who is certain to come from the lowest Dalit caste, in an election seen as strengthening Prime Minister Narendra Modi's grip on power.

Indians still waiting for the promised ‘achche din’

Indians still waiting for the promised ‘achche din’

Let me begin this week’s Diary noting with two personal anecdotes to illustrate a point.