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Sporadic violence as millions vote in...

Sporadic violence as millions vote in...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 18 2019

Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have run an aggressive campaign, playing to their nationalist,...

Modi says India undermined Pakistan...

Modi says India undermined Pakistan...

South Asia

Sun, Apr 14 2019

Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have made national security the focus of...

Money, money, money: The tycoon factor...

Money, money, money: The tycoon factor...

South Asia

Sun, Apr 14 2019

Analysts say traditional funding streams, such as party memberships, are declining so parties increasingly...

Indian election parties hit by TV and...

Indian election parties hit by TV and...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 13 2019

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

Modi's party chief vows to throw illegal...

Modi's party chief vows to throw illegal...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 12 2019

BJP President Amit Shah referred illegal immigrants as 'termites,' a description he also used...

Big turnout for India's giant election,...

Big turnout for India's giant election,...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 12 2019

Voting began on Thursday

Polls begin in India: No prospect of...

Polls begin in India: No prospect of...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 12 2019

The ‘Modi wave’ significantly diminished due to demonetisation, increased Hindu extremism,...

World's biggest election tests Modi's...

World's biggest election tests Modi's...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 11 2019

Election officials reported a heavy turnout across the 20 states taking part in the first day of the...

Imran Khan sees better chance of peace...

Imran Khan sees better chance of peace...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 10 2019

Khan said that if the next Indian government were led by the opposition Congress party, it might be too...

Modi rides nationalist fervour ahead...

Modi rides nationalist fervour ahead...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 10 2019

In December, alarm bells rang for Modi's Hindu nationalists after it lost three key states to the...

Modi's alliance to win slim majority...

Modi's alliance to win slim majority...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 9 2019

The coalition led by Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to win 273...

India's EC: Buried under tide of complaints,...

India's EC: Buried under tide of complaints,...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Opposition parties have accused the panel of being biased in favour of the ruling Bharatiya Janata...

Modi makes election vow to remove Kashmir's...

Modi makes election vow to remove Kashmir's...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Modi's BJP has consistently advocated ending Kashmir's special constitutional status, which prevents...

BJP, Congress campaign in north-east...

BJP, Congress campaign in north-east...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 5 2019

North-east India has now posed a challenge for both the political parties in the wake of the Lok Sabha...

India's Modi takes election fight to...

India's Modi takes election fight to...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 4 2019

Voting in India's massive election - the biggest in history, with 900 million eligible voters - begins...

Modi TV, Modi app, Modi rallies: How...

Modi TV, Modi app, Modi rallies: How...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 4 2019

Opinion polls regularly show that Narendra Modi is India's most popular politician

India's Congress promises jobs, end...

India's Congress promises jobs, end...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 2 2019

In a manifesto released by party president Rahul Gandhi, Congress highlighted job creation, tackling...

Facebook says removed pages linked to...

Facebook says removed pages linked to...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 1 2019

The announcement marks a rare action from Facebook against a prominent political party in a country where...

Modi's BJP backs acquittal of Hindu...

Modi's BJP backs acquittal of Hindu...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 30 2019

Most of the victims aboard the "Samjhauta (friendship) Express" train were Pakistanis on their...

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,...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 29 2019

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