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India's Modi tightens grip on power with his new team

"He has given a virtual carte blanche. Go and do it." - Civil servant Swarup on Indian PM Modi's (above) clarion call to his trusted bureaucrats to 'fix India'

New Delhi

ANIL Swarup is just the kind of man Prime Minister Narendra Modi is relying on to fix India - a high-flying civil servant with a taste for complex policy and swift decisions.

Mr Modi has drawn trusted bureaucrats into a tight embrace. Interviews with two dozen sources,