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Narendra Modi is the Sergey Bubka of Indian politics; Competing with himself, he's raising bar of expectations higher and higher


Serhiy Nazarovych Bubka (better known as Sergey Bubka) is a peerless Ukrainian pole vaulter who broke the world record 35 times, in the process beating himself 14 times. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned into the Bubka of Indian politics. With nobody left to compete, Modi is voluntarily setting the bar higher and higher in a bid to pole vault to greater achievements.

His Olympian quest for citius, altius, fortius appears all the more incredible because, unlike in sport, the risk of falling short of expectations is much higher. But, that’s quintessential Modi, a man guided by the philosophy ...


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