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Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but...

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but...

South Asia

Fri, May 17 2019

In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the "Swachh Bharat," or "Clean India"...

Anxious Indian Muslims fear Modi...

Anxious Indian Muslims fear Modi...

South Asia

Fri, May 17 2019

Since Modi stormed to power in 2014, many Muslims feel under threat

'Cyber warriors' sway Indian...

'Cyber warriors' sway Indian...

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Thu, May 16 2019

The arch-rivals accuse each other of deploying social media dark arts such as automated bots and trolls...

Under Modi, Hindu hardliners turn Indian...

Under Modi, Hindu hardliners turn Indian...

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Thu, May 16 2019

Playwright and director Abhishek Majumdar was forced to cancel a play which was scheduled to be staged...

Soldiers patrol India's Kolkata after...

Soldiers patrol India's Kolkata after...

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Thu, May 16 2019

More than 100 supporters of Modi's party were detained for violence in West Bengal on Tuesday

Message undelivered: Weak election campaign...

Message undelivered: Weak election campaign...

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Wed, May 15 2019

Votes are to be counted on May 23 and it's still not clear if Modi will come back to power

Clashes leave Kolkata on edge ahead...

Clashes leave Kolkata on edge ahead...

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Wed, May 15 2019

The state has been hit by repeated violence between the two parties during the six-week-long election...

Delhi leader defies slaps and shoes...

Delhi leader defies slaps and shoes...

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Sun, May 12 2019

Fifty-nine seats are up for grabs across the country on the sixth voting day of the marathon ballot

As India votes, parties court farmers...

As India votes, parties court farmers...

South Asia

Sat, May 11 2019

A mix of extreme weather, spiraling operating costs and plunging food prices has thrown millions of India's...

The five economic policies which defined...

The five economic policies which defined...

Intern

Thu, May 9 2019

Modi has had mixed success in delivering on his promises

India court dismisses claim Rahul Gandhi...

India court dismisses claim Rahul Gandhi...

South Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

India does not allow dual nationality and only Indian citizens can contest elections

Indian election parties hit by TV and...

Indian election parties hit by TV and...

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Sat, Apr 13 2019

The order came ahead of the second round of voting and after the election watchdog called for a clampdown...

Opposition enlists star power as India...

Opposition enlists star power as India...

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Sun, Apr 7 2019

Congress launched the track by superstar Bollywood composer Javed Akhtar as it announced its party slogan,...

Roads, boats and elephants: Voters gear...

Roads, boats and elephants: Voters gear...

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Sun, Apr 7 2019

The election will be conducted in seven phases until May 19 and votes will be counted on May 23

In Indian election, Gandhi sibling charms...

In Indian election, Gandhi sibling charms...

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Sat, Apr 6 2019

After years of speculation, the charismatic Vadra joined Congress to help its leader, her brother Rahul,...

Rahul Gandhi files election candidacy...

Rahul Gandhi files election candidacy...

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Thu, Apr 4 2019

He picked Wayanad in Kerala as his second constituency, in addition to the family borough in the...

Poll: Boost to India’s ruling party...

Poll: Boost to India’s ruling party...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 30 2019

Tensions with neighbouring Pakistan soared after a suicide bomb attack in the Indian part of the disputed...

Two weeks before India starts voting,...

Two weeks before India starts voting,...

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Fri, Mar 29 2019

Involving around 900 million voters, India's general election will be the world's largest democratic...

Battle for Bengal: BJP in bloody struggle...

Battle for Bengal: BJP in bloody struggle...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 27 2019

Political differences have been erupting into tension and sometimes violence across India ahead of the...

Pakistan's Khan fears conflict risk...

Pakistan's Khan fears conflict risk...

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Wed, Mar 27 2019

In an interview with the Financial Times on Tuesday, Khan said tensions were still high even after the...

India's Congress struggles to build...

India's Congress struggles to build...

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Sat, Mar 23 2019

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has been seeking an grand alliance with smaller regional parties for months...