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Facebook's offer of free Internet for India's poor draws criticisms

Objections range from it being restrictive to being just a ploy by Facebook to capture new markets

Mr Modi has been under pressure from a minority of Indians to pass legislation that would deny free Internet access to the poor.

New Delhi

THE last time Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the United States, he stood with Hugh "Wolverine" Jackman and declared, for some reason, "May the force be with you". This month, when he meets the Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg in Menlo Park, California, Indians