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It was a classic Naidu moment. As Srini Raju, executive director of Satyam Computers, tells it, he and Scott Bayman, head of GE India, were ushered last December into the office of Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh state. Naidu stood up to receive them and politely addressed Bayman as "Sir," adding: "Get us jobs to this state, Sir, and I will do whatever you want." Bayman looked pleasantly surprised--such pliancy toward business being rare among India's politicians.

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