Chief Minister of the western Indian state of Gujarat Narendra Modi looks on during the inauguration of the 56th meeting of the National Development Council (NDC), in New Delhi on October 22, 2011. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressed concern over the slowing economy but emphasised that the nation must guard against the mood of negativism. AFP PHOTO/RAVEENDRAN (Photo credit should read RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)