• Over 40% of lawmakers in India's new parliament face criminal charges 25 May 2019 14:19 Electo­ral reform group says at least 233 of 543 member­s named as winnin­g seats face crimin­al procee­dings Indian laws bar people from contesting an election if they have been convicted while in office for crimes that carry jail terms of two or more …
  • India's opposition Congress backs Rahul Gandhi after poll defeat 25 May 2019 13:30 Indian Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi. PHOTO: REUTERS NEW DELHI: Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi, scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, offered to resign Saturday after his Congress party was trounced in a second straight national election but the gesture …
  • Study shows more than 40% of MPs in India face criminal charges, including rape, murder 25 May 2019 12:56 New Delhi (AFP): More than 40% of lawmakers in India's new parliament face criminal charges - some as serious as murder and rape - and the list is growing, an electoral reform group said Saturday (May 25). One MP for the opposition Congress party is …
  • Make state-centric policies, enhance constructive politics: Stalin to PM Modi 25 May 2019 11:53 Stalin's comment come as party has expressed disappointment for it felt that it would be dificult for the party to implement their policies. Mumbai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M K Stalin has asked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the …
  • Five cow vigilantes assault 3 in MP, arrested 25 May 2019 11:44 Seoni (Madhya Pradesh), 25 May (IANS): After a video went viral on the social media in which five people are seen beating two persons for carrying beef in the Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh, the police on Saturday arrested and jailed the five. In the …
  • Election Result: "State-Centric Politics Ought To Be Norm": Stalin's Message To PM Modi 25 May 2019 10:37 Election Result 2019: Stalin has sent a message to PM Modi urging state-centric and constructive politics Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin today had a tacit but tough message for the BJP government at the centre, telling Prime …
  • Shah Rukh Khan congratulates PM Modi, asks India... 25 May 2019 10:30 Other celebrities like Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, had also congratulated Modi on social media. IGN India| May 25, 2019, 03.43 PM IST BCCL Shah Rukh Khan (L) and PM Narendra Modi greet eachother at the 2018 Global Business Summit (GBS) in New …
  • MK Stalin Urges For Constructive Politics, With Focus On States 25 May 2019 09:32 The DMK-led alliance won 37 out of the 38 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. (FILE) Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin today said the days were over when it was believed that only Hindi-speaking states made India. In a letter written …
  • When you know what govt is going to do next, you know where the money is 25 May 2019 09:19 By DK Aggarwal The wait is over. The Modi-led NDA government’s return to power at the Centre signals that India needs a strong leader who can deliver political stability and economic development; local in roots, global in vision. Good politics is all about …
  • #Verdict2019: In a first, India elects 78 women MPs 25 May 2019 09:01 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) #Verdict2019: In a first, India elects 78 women MPs 25 May 2019 Elections 2019 were unique in more ways than one: the country rejected the dynasty politics once and for all, rich candidates lost their deposits like never before and …
  • Losing Mumbai North seat by over 4.6 lakh votes, Urmila Matondkar suffers biggest defeat in Maharashtra 25 May 2019 08:14 A lot of film actors contested in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 and Urmila Matondkar was one of them, who contested from Mumbai North constituency. Unlike some other actors like Sunny Deol and Hema Malini who won from their respective seats, Matondkar had to …
  • After emerging victorious in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena fears that BJP might ditch ahead of state assembly elections 25 May 2019 06:22 The BJP-Shiv Sena combine emerged victorious in 41 of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, out of which Sena’s share is a meaty 18. But even after bagging 18 seats, Shiv Sena leaders fear that BJP might ditch the party just before the Maharashtra …
  • Pak-India trajectory 25 May 2019 03:14 PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has been re-elected. So what next for Pakistan-India relations? Will the neighbours start talking again? Certainly. But will their dialogue amount to anything? I am afraid not. The irony is that whether or not India and …
  • History’s shadow has darkened Pakitsan and India's view of each other 25 May 2019 03:04 May 25, 2019 THE government in Sindh has another battle on its hands. The centre has notified its takeover of three major... May 25, 2019 NEWS of a court’s order to release Egyptian journalist Mahmoud Hussein will come as a relief to many. His family,... …
  • Rising US-Iran Hostilities and Challenges for India 25 May 2019 02:31 Md. Muddassir Quamar* 24 May 2019 On May 10, 2019, the US Department of Defense announced that it has “approved the movement of the USS Arlington (LPD-24) and a Patriot battery” to Central Command (CENTCOM) for deployment in the Persian Gulf.1 The USS …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy – Andhra's Giant Killer 25 May 2019 01:08 YS Jaganmohan Reddy (YSJR), 46, son of former erstwhile Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhar Reddy (YSR), has emerged as the giant killer in the 2019 Andhra elections to both the Lok Sabha and State Assembly polls. YSJR’s rise in politics was not a …
  • Movie Review | Forget Politics, PM Biopic Tells How Dev Anand Influenced Modi To Take To Sanyas 25 May 2019 00:05 PM Narendra Modi Starcast: Vivek Oberoi, Zarina Wahab, Manoj Joshi Director: Omung Kumar Rating: Two-and-a-half stars Movie Review by Giridhar Jha From Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju (2018) to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), Hindi cinema has …
  • Gurpreet Singh: Narendra Modi’s landslide win only proves that India was always a majoritarian Hindu nation 24 May 2019 22:40 The reelection of Narendra Modi and his right-wing Hindu nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) with a huge majority in India has baffled many both inside the country and within the Indian diaspora. Since the general election that ended on May 19 was his …
  • India's "Far Right, Hate Filled" 2019 Election Results Puts 200 Million Muslims in Danger 24 May 2019 20:54 These are some of the headlines of leading newspapers about the landslide victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party securing a commanding parliamentary majority in the largest democratic exercise in history. - …
  • After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition 24 May 2019 20:52 A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s massive victory in India’s national election, the country’s main opposition party is facing some deeply uncomfortable questions about its future in national politics. For the storied Indian National Congress, …
  • India Tomorrow part 7: what Narendra Modi's landslide victory means for India 24 May 2019 20:21 (MENAFN - The Conversation) After the world's largest ever democratic exercise, Narendra Modi has been re-elected as prime minister of India for another five year term. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured aneven bigger majoritythan in 2014. In …
  • Modi victory augurs well for Japan-India ties 24 May 2019 20:09 NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide win in national elections will help cement the Japan-India relationship as Asia’s fastest growing and facilitate a military logistics pact to allow access to each other’s bases. The Japan-India …
  • Tectonic shift towards a very different India 24 May 2019 19:24 Rahul Gandhi and the OBC parties offered the protection and continuation of an evolving liberal vision. One factor stands out in the verdict of the 2019 general election — the ringing endorsement of a single leader, Narendra Modi. It was Mr Modi all the …
  • Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do? 24 May 2019 19:17 NEW DELHI — Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, is returning to power by an astonishing margin — defying expectations, leaving the political opposition gutted and securing nearly two thirds of the lower chamber of Parliament. This election has proved …
  • A new India 24 May 2019 18:31 The 2019 Lok Sabha election results have been marked by the poor performance of parties that are perceived to be family-run enterprises. Narendra Modi pilloried the Gandhis for not having worked their way up in politics. By doing so, he tapped into the …
  • Piety and politics — Indian PM Modi's winning mix 24 May 2019 17:48 India's leader likes to paint himself as a Hindu ascetic but has a firm grip on power, writes Emily Schmall. The man in the saffron robe sat cross-legged with his eyes closed, back to the wall of a cave framed by the Himalayas. This was India's …
  • Narendra Modi and identity politics 24 May 2019 16:54 Randhir Singh Bains says the ruling BJP is the only party in India that is challenging communalism and sectarianism ‘Although the policy of dividing voters on sectarian lines was introduced by the British, it has continued unabated after independence,’ …
  • Hindutva-led hypernationalism in India brought Modi again 24 May 2019 16:53 ISLAMABAD: Terming persistent Hindutva-led anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan rhetoric a catalyst for Modi’s electoral win, the speakers at a roundtable session expressed grave concerns over growing isolation of minorities in India, fearing that if not …
  • Why some South Asians are resisting identity politics 24 May 2019 15:20 Pradip Rodrigues Multiculturalism and diversity is touted by all politicians as Canada’s strength, it is in the news so often that most people believe that slogan to be true. I don’t. Last week I spent a few hours with a group of Sikhs who had all come to …
  • India's ruling party takes 303 of 525 seats in election win 24 May 2019 14:10 Emily Schmall, Associated Press Updated 9:53 am EDT, Friday, May 24, 2019 NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with leaders of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday after his thunderous victory in national elections. …
  • Landslide Win for 'Ruthless and Vindictive' Prime Minister Stokes Fears of Further Division in India 24 May 2019 13:37 Right-wing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed a decisive re-election victory on Thursday, raising fears that his government's assault on minorities in the world's largest democracy is just beginning. Modi, whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP …
  • Always given 'big brother' status to BJP in national politics: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut 24 May 2019 13:32 [India], May 24 (ANI): As BJP-led NDA set for another term at the Centre after pulling off a stunning victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut on Friday that his party has always recognised BJP as big brother in …
  • The secret behind millennial support for India’s Modi 24 May 2019 13:30 May 24 at 8:41 AM Vivan Marwaha is the author of a forthcoming book on Indian millennials. As the dust settles on India’s general elections, one thing has become clear: Despite a record-high unemployment rate, a slowing economy and widespread agrarian …
  • Divyanka Tripathi thanks her fans for sharing Voting success stories to make India, a better country 24 May 2019 13:15 Image Source : INSTAGRAM Divyanka Tripathi thanks her fans for sharing Voting success stories to make India, a better country Television actress Divyanka Tripathi rose to fame after her role as Ishita Bhalla in a daily soap Yeh Hain Mohabbatein. The …
  • Too Soon To Say If Imran Khan's Optimism About BJP Govt In India Is Correct: Pakistani Daily 24 May 2019 12:20 It is too soon to say whether Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was correct in predicting that a right-wing government in India would be better for peace talks, a Pakistani daily said in an editorial Friday, adding that much will depend on a change in …
  • India general election 2019: What happened? 24 May 2019 11:40 Results for India's general election released on 23 May saw a landslide victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which increased its huge parliamentary majority. The margins of victory Narendra Modi and his ruling BJP have swept back to power. The …
  • BJP’s ideology supported by people across India: Pragya Singh Thakur 24 May 2019 10:49 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 24, 2019, 3:58 pm IST Updated: May 24, 2019, 3:58 pm IST Bhopal: BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur on Friday said that the Indian voters sided with the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections for their focus …
  • PFI: Learning lessons from polls setback; Strive to build an inclusive India 24 May 2019 09:27 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 24, 2019, 2:26 pm IST Updated: May 24, 2019, 2:26 pm IST By Pervez Bari New Delhi, May 24, 2019: The Central Secretariat meeting of the Popular Front of India, (PFI), in a statement issued in the …
  • Narendra Modi meets party leaders after election win in India 24 May 2019 08:56 India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi was meeting with leaders of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday fresh off his thunderous victory in the general elections. Modi will meet with his cabinet as part of a series of post-election …
  • ‘NaMoment’: How India's front pages reported Narendra Modi’s huge mandate for a second term 24 May 2019 08:32 As predicted by pollsters, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) swept the Lok Sabha elections. As of 10:08am today, the Election Commission data said the BJP has won 299 seats and is leading in four more while the …
  • Victorious Modi promises a ‘New India’ 24 May 2019 07:25 Narendra Modi’s massive general election victory, now ratified, gives him a fresh chance to show that he has the executive ability to push through urgent changes in India’s economic development while also reining in the divisive aspects of his party’s …
  • India must end 'politics of repression' in occupied Kashmir: Pakistan 24 May 2019 07:23 At UN, Maleeh­a Lodhi decrie­s India's 'disreg­ard for human life'; says horrif­ic crimes in IoK protec­ted by black laws PHOTO: FILE Pakistan continued its efforts at the United Nations (UN) to expose India’s systematic violations of …
  • YSR Congress's Jagan enters national politics with PK formula 24 May 2019 06:40 Mumbai: With his clean sweep in the Assembly and Lok Sabha election, YSR Congress and Jaganmohan Reddy have taken a special status in the Indian politics. He virtually decimated Telugu Desam Party’s, Chandrababu Naidu. YSR Congress led in 152 of the state…
  • India's prime minister wins landslide 24 May 2019 06:36 NEW DELHI – Narendra Modi, India's charismatic but polarizing prime minister, was headed Thursday for a landslide election victory, propelling his Hindu nationalist party to back-to-back majorities in parliament for the first time in decades. With most …
  • Sports and politics to mix again in Indo-Pak World Cup clash 24 May 2019 05:23 NEW DELHI: The old adage that sports and politics do not mix will ring hollow again when former champions India and Pakistan clash in a World Cup match on June 16 at Old Trafford in Manchester. Bilateral cricketing ties between the two have remained …
  • INDIA DECIDES FOR MODI SARKAR 2.0 24 May 2019 05:06 "India wins yet again!" tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as it became clear that Congress, India's oldest political party that had mounted a major challenge to him, was set to be routed, winning just marginally more seats than the 44 it …
  • India-Pakistan matches are final matches because people mix politics: B Majumdar 24 May 2019 04:15 BCCI subsequently made an unsuccessful attempt at isolating Pakistan in world cricket and raised security concerns for its players. New Delhi: The old adage that sports and politics do not mix will ring hollow again when former champions India and Pakistan …
  • India goes Modi 24 May 2019 04:14 India goes Modi As congratulatory messages began to pour in from world leaders on Thursday, India’s Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party prepared for their second five-year term in office. The sweeping win for the National Democratic Alliance, led …
  • Sports and politics to mix again in Indo-Pak clash 24 May 2019 04:10 'India-Pakistan matches have always been billed as the final before the final, because people have attached political factors to the game.' IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli, centre, and Ravindra Jadeja celebrate the wicket of Pakistan's Azhar …
  • Gone are days of doing politics in grandfather's name, says Ram Madhav 24 May 2019 04:09 [India], May 24 (ANI): Commending the victory of BJP leader Smriti Irani over Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi on Thursday, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav said the days of dynastic politics are over. "Smriti Iraniji unfurled the BJP flag in the …
  • BJP trumps caste politics, breaches Bengal 24 May 2019 04:04 Prime Minister Narendra Modi roared back to power in a historic victory in which the Bharatiya Janata Party bagged more than 50% of the votes in 17 states and union territories. The enormous mandate — the BJP had won 210 seats and was leading in 93 more — …
  • India election- Narendra Modi faces big chall... 24 May 2019 03:57 On Thursday, results for India's mammoth general elections showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the clear winner with a total of 297 seats. Modi's supporters referred to the sweeping victory as a "TsunaMo…
  • India’s Modi Secures Resounding Poll Victory Riding High on Hindutva 24 May 2019 03:42 NEW DELHI – As India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured on Thursday another five-year term with a landslide general election victory, the mise-en-scène at the headquarters of the country’s two main political parties was strikingly different – one was …
  • Modi’s saffron tsunami puts India on a revivalist course 24 May 2019 03:14 Modi’s saffron tsunami puts India on a revivalist course By Imtiaz Alam Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing his victory rally, has boasted that “no party could dare talk of secularism” after its exposure at the hands of “pseudoto secularists”. …
  • Narendra Modi pressured by Trump Iran sanctions, India economy after election win 24 May 2019 02:53 NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s thumping reelection victory has put him in the unenviable position of having to rebuild India’s battered economy, key to the country’s emergence as a global power, while finessing increasing pressure from …
  • Sports and politics to mix again in Indo-Pak match-up 24 May 2019 02:39 Tensions run high in any sporting contest featuring the nuclear-armed neighbours who have fought two of their three wars since independence over Kashmir, which both claim in full but rule in part. Bilateral cricketing ties between them have remained …
  • Narendra Modi Wins Again — What Does That Mean for India? 24 May 2019 02:01 A day before the vote count in India, news appeared that the incumbents, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), had already ordered a celebration cake for its Delhi headquarters. The treat itself was a mixture of Indian traditions and Western influence, pretty …
  • India election: how Narendra Modi won with an even bigger majority 24 May 2019 01:43 The stunning majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Indian election is a massive political achievement for its leadership: the prime minister, Narendra Modi, and the party's president, Amit Shah. Early results from the world's …
  • India’s Modi re-elected on Hindu-first platform 24 May 2019 01:32 NEW DELHI — Narendra Modi, India’s charismatic but polarizing prime minister, was headed Thursday for a landslide election victory, propelling his Hindu nationalist party to back-to-back majorities in parliament for the first time in decades. With most of …
  • India headed for left politics without the Left 24 May 2019 01:10
  • Modi's party celebrates sweeping re-election victory in India 24 May 2019 00:19 Narendra Modi, India's charismatic but polarizing prime minister, was headed Thursday for a landslide election victory, propelling his Hindu nationalist party to back-to-back majorities in parliament for the first time in decades. With most of the …
  • Modi's election win is a victory for far right Hindu nationalism – India's secular democracy is under threat 24 May 2019 00:14 Narendra Modi has won again in India, with initial results showing his vote share may have even risen by 10 per cent. While the post-mortem for main opposition party Congress begins in earnest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of which Modi is leader will …
  • Millennials and Gen Z Searching Deeper than Mere Politics, Survey Suggests 24 May 2019 00:03 First I was confused. Too many great Democrats running for president. But then I saw the Fox poll: Biden beats Trump by 11 points. I said that’s it. Biden’s my man. Then I watched Beto O’Rourke’s town hall the other night on CNN. Now I’m confused again. I …
  • Commentary: The stunning invincibility of Narendra Modi in India’s elections 23 May 2019 23:11 NEW DELHI: The thumping victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India’s general election is a milestone in the history of the world’s largest democracy. Not since 1984 has a single political party won such a …
  • India premier wins historic election 23 May 2019 22:31 By Jeffrey Gettleman, Vindu Goel, Kai Schultz, Suhasini Raj and Hari Kumar Updated 3:06 pm PDT, Thursday, May 23, 2019 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a nationalist hero, flashes the victory sign next to the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata …
  • India has won again: PM Modi 23 May 2019 21:45 New Delhi: Dedicating the 2019 Lok Sabha polls verdict to the people and the country’s vibrant democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has won again and together with everyone, a strong and “inclusive nation will be built.” Mr Modi, …
  • India elections- Modi's BJP heading for landslide win 23 May 2019 21:42 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party to a historic landslide re-election, affirming his huge popularity in the eyes of India’s voters, after a bitterly fought electoral contest framed as a referendum on …
  • This is Modi’s India now 23 May 2019 21:39 Narendra Modi’s unprecedented victory in the 2019 elections is proof that India and her politics have been irrevocably altered. Modi gained a historic mandate in 2014 when he became prime minister for the first time, sweeping the polls with the biggest …
  • 5 Takeaways From Modi’s Win in India’s Gigantic Election 23 May 2019 21:12 After hundreds of millions of Indians cast ballots across megacities, mountains and islands, Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the biggest re-election India has witnessed in decades. Mr. Modi, 68, has dominated India since he won a first term in 2014. Many …
  • An Aspirational India Places Its Faith in Modi Once Again 23 May 2019 20:33 Narendra Modi has much work ahead. India has once again reposed its faith in Narendra Modi despite all the seeming challenges his critics were telling those who cared to listen were facing India. Not only has Modi won a landslide victory in India’s …
  • Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platform 23 May 2019 20:20 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives a giant floral garland from party leaders at their headquarters in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party claimed it had won reelection with a commanding lead …
  • Time to rebuild India’s secularism 23 May 2019 20:20 There is much that lies badly broken in India today. The economy desperately needs to be repaired, as do rural distress, the job crisis and the free-falling rupee. The country’s institutions demand urgently to be rebuilt — the media, police, judiciary, …
  • Narendra Modi, India’s ‘Watchman,’ Captures Historic Election Victory 23 May 2019 19:29 NEW DELHI — He called himself India’s watchman, even as minorities said they felt unsafe under his gaze. He boasted of his humble origins while doing favors for billionaires. He spoke the language of business, yet could not deliver enough jobs to Indians …
  • Modi Wins Resounding Victory in India 23 May 2019 19:13 NEW DELHI —  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to build a "strong and inclusive" country as the charismatic but polarizing leader swept back to power in the world's largest democracy with an even bigger mandate than he won five …
  • The Guardian view on Narendra Modi’s landslide: bad for India’s soul 23 May 2019 17:53 The world does not need another national populist leader who pursues a pro-business agenda while trading in fake news and treating minorities as second-class citizens Narendra Modi speaks to party workers at the BJP headquarters after the party’s landslide …
  • What you need to know about India's BJP 23 May 2019 17:31 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his way to a second term in office after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took an unassailable lead in the South Asian country's general elections, according to preliminary results. The Hindu nationalist …
  • Narendra Modi has reinvented Indian politics 23 May 2019 17:20 Image copyright AFP Image caption Many Indians seem to believe that Mr Modi is a messiah who will solve all their problems Narendra Modi has scored a resounding victory in the Indian general election, securing a second five-year term. The BBC's Soutik …
  • Modi thanks India for 'historic mandate' 23 May 2019 17:20 Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Modi's Hindu nationalist politics were under scrutiny in the marathon election Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the people of India for giving him a "historic mandate" of five more years in office, …
  • How Narendra Modi Seduced India With Envy and Hate 23 May 2019 16:17 Rived by caste as well as class divisions, and dominated in Bollywood as well as politics by dynasties, India is a grotesquely unequal society. Its constitution, and much political rhetoric, upholds the notion that all individuals are equal and possess the …
  • At its weakest globally, the Left bows out in India 23 May 2019 16:03 With barely 5 seats to hang on to this time, its chances are less than bleak. Mumbai: In the light of the recent election results that are still coming out, the Left is practically nowhere to be seen. Here’s a little history into the sickle and the hammer …
  • Indian PM Narendra Modi and the BJP just swept India’s elections - Vox.com 23 May 2019 15:19 The world’s largest democratic elections have concluded — and India’s pro-Hindu nationalist prime minister and his party are on pace to win by a landslide. The early results from India’s weeks-long general election show a clear victory for incumbent Prime …
  • In India's elections, Modi's strategy of Hindu nationalism + national security dodges scrutiny on economy, governance--and it may work 23 May 2019 15:11 Nikhil Menon, assistant professor of history at University of Notre Dame, is an expert in Indian economic and political history, and Indian independence.  The BJP re-election campaign has been a presidential-style one--a relatively new phenomenon in Indian …
  • View: India deserves better than Godse’s patriotism 23 May 2019 15:11 Of course, my expectations and hopes from these elections have been dashed. The people of India have endorsed Narendra Modi for a second term, India will have a stable government at the Centre and there will be not just continuity of policy but also course …
  • Prakash Raj after poll setback: Solid slap on my face, but will keep fighting for secular India 23 May 2019 14:57 Prakash Raj, who is contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central, has conceded defeat but the actor has vowed to keep fighting for a 'secular India'. The National Award winning actor is pitted against …
  • Narendra Modi, India’s ‘Watchman,’ Heads for Historic Election Victory 23 May 2019 14:55 NEW DELHI — Narendra Modi, the most dominating and divisive prime minister India has produced in decades, powered his way Thursday toward this nation’s biggest re-election win in decades. His brand of brawny Hindu nationalism and pro-business policies seem …
  • Will 'Modi wave' wipe off Congress's dynasty politics after 2019 Lok Sabha results? 23 May 2019 14:54 Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhigettyimages [Representational Image] The fight between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi was one of the top priorities among the voters of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Modi-led BJP government …
  • India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory 23 May 2019 14:47 On Thursday, results for India's mammoth general elections showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the clear winner with a total of 297 seats. Modi's supporters referred to the sweeping victory as a "TsunaMo…
  • BJP headed for victory, PM Modi says India wins again 23 May 2019 14:46 With the BJP headed for a phenomenal win in the Lok Sabha elections, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday attributed the victory to the country. Modi, who is set to enjoy his second straight term as the Prime Minister, said India has won again. …
  • It's just a start, I won't quit politics: Urmila Matondkar on loss 23 May 2019 14:39 By PTI MUMBAI: Congress' Mumbai North Lok Sabha candidate Urmila Matondkar Thursday said though she has lost her maiden election, she won't quit politics as she has a long way to go. In her electoral debut, the actor contested against BJP veteran …
  • Modi strengthens his grip on power, but where will he take India over the next ... 23 May 2019 14:33 A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter puts vermillion powder on a cutout of Narendra Modi during celebrations of the party's victory in Kolkata, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. AP Photo/Bikas Das (Bloomberg) — If anyone had any doubts about …
  • India election results: Modi wins landslide victory 23 May 2019 14:27 NEW DELHI —  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party won a landslide victory in the world’s largest election as voters endorsed his vision of a muscular, assertive and stridently Hindu India. With most of the votes counted, official results showed Modi’ …
  • Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India 23 May 2019 14:17 India's general election was a fight between the leadership of a sitting prime minister and the ambition of an opposition leader. It was a fight between the forces of nationalism, on one hand, and regionalism and caste on the other. The middle ground …
  • India's Right Wing Tightens Grip As Modi And BJP Set To Sweep Elections 23 May 2019 13:10 NEW DELHI — Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Thursday won a second consecutive five-year term as prime minister of India, months after bringing India to the brink of war with Pakistan, its nuclear-armed …
  • 'India wins again' says Modi; BJP set to secure historic victory in general election as votes are counted 23 May 2019 12:59 The 68-year-old Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has carefully constructed an image of himself as a pious man of the people, a would-be monk called to politics who has elevated India’s status globally, says a feature by The Associated Press. The feature …
  • India starts counting votes 23 May 2019 12:40 Counting has begun in India of more than 600 million votes cast in the country’s marathon six-week election. This year’s polls, held over seven phases starting on 11 April, have been described as a contest for the soul of India, with Narendra Modi’s Hindu …
  • With another massive win, this is Modi's India now 23 May 2019 12:17 by Mihir Sharma After a long and arduous election, with months of campaigning and voting spread over seven phases, India’s 879 million voters have spoken. And, if not with one voice, then close to it. The Bharatiya Janata Party of Prime Minister Narendra …
  • 'India wins yet again', PM Modi stuns opposition with massive election win 23 May 2019 10:14 Updated May 23, 2019 19:41:43 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to build a strong and inclusive nation, after winning a massive victory in the general election. Key points: Official data from the Election Commission shows Mr Modi's …
  • Poll outcome shows India has moved past vote bank politics: Jhunjhunwala 23 May 2019 09:22 Mother of all bull market is still ahead of us and the best is yet to come for the Indian economy, said ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala in his reaction to the election verdict, which appeared to have sent the NDA back to power for a second term. In an …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Electoral politics end, pro-Pakistan policy begins: Cong slams Modi govt for SCO meet 23 May 2019 04:19 New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday slammed the Modi government over what it called "foreign minister-level talks" with Pakistan, alleging with the end of electoral politics pro-Pakistan policy has begun. The sharp attack came after External …