• ‘Caste as Social Capital’ review: The reality of caste inequalities 25 May 2019 12:08 After Independence, eradication of caste became an important area of social policy. It was the fond hope that industrialisation and urbanisation would reduce its hold and pave the way for a more egalitarian and just society. But that didn’t happen. Reputed …
  • 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 …
  • Dubai-based businessman passes away in India 25 May 2019 11:21 He died in his hometown of Rajkot in Gujarat. Dubai-based veteran Indian businessman Shah Bharatkumar Jayantilal passed away on Saturday. Jayantilal, popularly known as Bharat Bhai Shah, was awarded the coveted Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award in 2015. The …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Cyber crimes, Cyber Laws in India & Electronic Evidence’ 25 May 2019 09:19 Resource persons and others released the bi-annual newsletter (October 2018- March 2019 issue). (Photo Courtesy: NSLSA) Kohima, May 24 (MExN): A one-way awareness and training programme on ‘Cyber crimes, Cyber Laws in India & Electronic Evidence’ was …
  • Cow Vigilantes Thrash 2 Muslim Men, Woman For Allegedly Carrying Beef in Madhya Pradesh 25 May 2019 08:30 Cow vigilantes mercilessly thrashed  three persons, including a woman,  and forced them to shout "Jai Shree Ram", on suspicion they were carrying beef in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni on Friday. The two men were forced to stand against a tree and …
  • BJP bagged more seats in UP than Congress did in all of India 25 May 2019 08:11 Image Source : AP BJP bagged more seats in UP than congress did in all of India | Interesting facts about May 23 counting day The Bharatiya Janta Party rolled over the opposition in the Lok Sabha election 2019. The result shows the dominance of the BJP in …
  • Skerritt confirms India will tour Guyana 25 May 2019 07:56 President of Cricket West Indies, Ricky Skerritt has confirmed Guyana as hosts of the India tour in August. This information was disclosed following a meeting with Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, one of a series of meetings scheduled for Skerritt on a …
  • Resilience and Resolve: Muslim response to saffronization of India 25 May 2019 07:53 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 25, 2019, 12:08 pm IST Updated: May 25, 2019, 12:08 pm IST Guest column Hasan Ghias The writing on the wall couldn’t be clearer, or more threatening. The sustained disempowerment and …
  • Cow vigilantes thrash 3 youth for possessing beef in MP, 5 arrested 25 May 2019 07:03 Seoni: Three youths were allegedly thrashed on suspicion of possessing beef by some cow vigilantes in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni city on Friday. The police said that they have arrested all the five accused who mercilessly had beaten up the victims with …
  • Petition in Delhi High Court challenges Nagaland Act on ‘online games of skill’ 25 May 2019 06:54 A PIL in the Delhi high Court has challenged provisions in the ‘Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill Act, 2016.’ (Photo Courtesy/pixabay) Morung Express News Dimapur | May 24 A Public Interest …
  • Kohima Book Initiative promoting a culture of reading 25 May 2019 06:54 Morung Express News Kohima | May 24 Pete Yiese recalls the summer of 2018 when she was part of a team organising a Summer Camp in Tening under Peren district. “There we met some of the most enthusiastic, smart and lively children who, despite the …
  • India’s Most Wanted box office collection Day 1: Arjun Kapoor starrer mints Rs 2.10 crore 25 May 2019 06:47 India’s Most Wanted box office collection Day 1: This Arjun Kapoor film has been directed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Arjun Kapoor’s action thriller India’s Most Wanted has earned Rs 2.10 crore at the box office on its opening day. The film is directed by Raj …
  • Instagram, punching bags to help quit smoking 25 May 2019 06:16 Rishav, 29, has nearly stopped stepping out of office. The intense summer heat is a reason, of course, but that hadn’t stopped him when he used to take several breaks a day to go out for a smoke. Ever since he and his colleague, Surabhi, 28, took a public …
  • India's Modi will continue to use Kashmir as fodder for Hindu nationalism 25 May 2019 06:12 Although the country's far-right has always derived its strength from dehumanising Kashmir's right to self-determination, the "secular" parties oversaw worse atrocities against the Kashmiri people when they were in power. Ahead of the …
  • Decoding TikTok's appeal: Fun, fad or a new 'friend'? 25 May 2019 06:11 Picture this: A dimly lit living room of a home in a small town in Rajasthan. A newly-wed couple dance to the title tune of 90s Bollywood hit ‘Baazigar’ as they earnestly play the parts of actors Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. Their lip-syncing is off and dance …
  • Brokerages positive on banks, housing and utility stocks 25 May 2019 04:51 Mumbai: Brokerages gave a thumbs up to the landslide victory of the Bharatiya Janata Partyled coalition in the just concluded general elections. The government’s focus should now be on affordable housing, removing distress in rural economy, crisis in the …
  • Modi 2.0 wants to set 100-day agenda for flagship schemes 25 May 2019 04:34 NEW DELHI: The government machinery has lined up big-ticket projects and a revamp of flagship missions that will kick off as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office. Working on a directive from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to …
  • N-E India sends 3 women to Lok Sabha, one more than 2014 25 May 2019 03:16 Agartala/Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) North-east India, comprising eight states, is sending three women to the Lok Sabha — one more than the 2014 general election. Of the three women, elected for the 17th Lok Sabha, two are new faces and belong to the BJP: …
  • India’s Most Wanted box office collection Day 1: Arjun Kapoor starrer looks at a modest start 25 May 2019 02:39 India’s Most Wanted box office collection Day 1: This Arjun Kapoor film is tracking for a Rs 3 crore opening. Arjun Kapoor’s action thriller India’s Most Wanted is looking for a modest start to its box office journey. The film is directed by Raj Kumar …
  • 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 …
  • Cricket World Cup 2019: BCCI Shares Heart-Warming Photo Of A Young Hardik Pandya Cheering For India 25 May 2019 01:07 Flambouyant India all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be one of the players to look out for during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. The last time India won the World Cup under the mercurial Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Pandya was one of the …
  • 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 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 …
  • Strategic Expert Accuses India of Heeding Trump on Iran Sanctions, Faces Flak 24 May 2019 19:58 Asia & Pacific 20:52 24.05.2019(updated 21:35 24.05.2019) Get short URL A noted Indian expert on geo-strategic studies has had to face Twitter’s ire as he accused India of rescinding on its commitment to heed only “UN-mandated” sanctions as opposed to …
  • Fire Kills at Least 18 in Western India as Students Jump From Building 24 May 2019 19:43 NEW DELHI — A smoke-filled inferno killed at least 18 people in a commercial building in western India on Friday, and officials warned that the death toll from the blaze in the state of Gujarat could go higher. As horrified residents looked on, students …
  • 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 …
  • Fire roasts 18 pupils in India 24 May 2019 18:07 Fire Incident A massive fire broke out at a tuition class in India’s Western state of Gujarat on Friday killing 18 students, police said. Videos recorded by locals which were circulated on social media showed several students jumping off the third floor …
  • Coaching centre fire kills 15 students in India’s Gujarat 24 May 2019 17:51 The fire broke out around 3:30pm on Friday and engulfed the top two floors of the multi-storey commercial building in the Sarthana area of Surat, NDTV reported citing officials. Most of the students are said to be between the ages of 14 and 17, the TV …
  • Facebook wants to launch its cryptocurrency next year but cashing in on India might be tough 24 May 2019 17:25 Facebook is reportedly working on its cryptocurrency which it plans to roll out by 2020 when the company is slated to launch its digital payments system in a dozen countries. Facebook is reportedly working on its cryptocurrency which it plans to roll out …
  • 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 …
  • Prodigals’ Home CCSCL trains theological students and aspiring social workers 24 May 2019 16:50 Dimapur, May 24 (MExN): The Prodigals’ Home 7th Certificate Course on Social Concern and Leadership (CCSCL) for theological students and aspiring social workers will culminate on May 25. The closing program of the ten-day course will be held at Prodigals …
  • Tottenham star Harry Kane poses for snap with India batsman Virat Kohli at Lord's 24 May 2019 14:32 Tottenham star Harry Kane poses for snap with India batsman Virat Kohli after finally meeting sporting idol at Lord's Harry Kane was delighted to have finally met sporting idol Virat Kohli on Friday The Tottenham star bumped into the India batsman at …
  • At least 15 students die in India fire 24 May 2019 14:25 At least 15 students died on Friday in a fire in a building in India housing a college, officials said, with images on television and social media showing people jumping to escape the blaze. “The students lost their life both because of the fire and …
  • Arabtec wins $60m India residential tower project 24 May 2019 13:35 Arabtec Holding, a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Arabtec Construction has been awarded an Dh219 million ($60 million) project in India by Raheja Developers.   As per the deal, the …
  • 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 …
  • India's ICT Market 2019-2023 - Crystallise the Forces Both Driving & Restraining this Market in India - ResearchAndMarkets.com 24 May 2019 13:07 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2019-- The "India ICT Sector Report 2019/2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides a complete and detailed analysis of the ICT sector for India. The researcher …
  • India 2nd in government requests for users’ data on FB 24 May 2019 13:02 Washington, May 24 (IANS) The Indian government requested Facebook to provide data for 20,805 users (including 861 emergency requests) — second only to the US government — in the July-December 2018 period and the social networking giant provided some data …
  • 2019 India Elections: Indians in Nigeria celebrate Narendra Modi’s victory 24 May 2019 11:09 Indians resident in Nigeria celebrated the incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s victory during the recently concluded elections in India. Sanjay Srivastava, President, Overseas Friends of Bhartiya Janta Party, Nigeria chapter, said on Friday in Lagos …
  • What happens to India now that Modi stays in power? 24 May 2019 10:07 PM Narendra Modi at a mega roadshow in Varanasi, joined by thousands of supporters, party workers, and locals. PHOTO: REUTERS At the time of writing this piece, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is leading in 351 seats. This landslide victory belongs …
  • 2Base Technologies Bagged Clutch Leader Award For The Top Development Company In India 24 May 2019 09:40 (MENAFN - ForPressRelease) It has been a stunning year for 2Base Technologies Pvt Ltd. First, it got recognized as one of the best software companies in India by GoodFirms.Now another feature in the cap is the award for the top development company in India …
  • ‘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 …
  • Fears of unrest after India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' 24 May 2019 08:19 Indian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest, who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region. Zakir Musa, 25, was part of a new generation of young militants with large …
  • India's Modi on way to re-election 24 May 2019 08:07 NEW DELHI -- Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, powered his way Thursday toward the nation's biggest re-election win in decades. His brand of Hindu nationalism and pro-business policies seem to have played well, despite concerns that he had not …
  • Modi wins India election 24 May 2019 06:51 NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party was heading to a landslide victory, with preliminary election votes last night showing his Bharatiya Janata Party winning 92 seats and leading in 211 others. Its main …
  • Other than India, Asia's 4 other prospects at the World Cup 24 May 2019 06:38 While India is Asia's obvious contender for the World Cup title, there are four other nations from the continent which could pose problems for highly-ranked teams. Among them, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are former World Cup winners. Bangladesh and …
  • India Elections 2019: Narendra Modi Secures Second Term With Landslide Win 24 May 2019 06:29 India Shoots Down Live Satellite In Space, Says PM Narendra Modi India voted overwhelmingly to return Narendra Modi to power, endorsing his work in the last five years as prime minister with a bigger mandate than he received in 2014, shocking the rival …
  • India 2nd in government requests for users' data on Facebook 24 May 2019 06:10 San Francisco: The Indian government requested Facebook to provide data for 20,805 users (including 861 emergency requests) in the July-December 2018 period -- second only to the US government -- and the social networking giant provided some data in 53 per …
  • Caste-driven honor killings still haunt India 24 May 2019 06:02 Rigid caste system means that some families choose to murder relatives who break its rules A file image of Indian women attending a wedding. Despite laws in India banning caste system discrimination, someone marrying outside of their caste can result in …
  • In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wins in Landslide Re-election 24 May 2019 06:02 By Amy Goodman & Nermeen Shaikh, Democracy Now! Published May 23, 2019 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to enter a second term in a landslide victory. Election results show Modi’s Hindu nationalist BJP party leading in 325 of the 543 …
  • Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli's World Cup picture sparks social media frenzy 24 May 2019 05:56 Kane Williamson of New Zealand, Virat Kohli of India, Faf Du Plessis of South Africa, Eoin Morgan of England, Sarfarez Ahmed of Pakistan, Dimuth Karunaratne of Sri Lanka, Gulbadin Naib of Afghanistan, Aaron Finch of Australia, Mashrafe Mortaza of …
  • PM Narendra Modi Movie Review: Modi wins India to make Vivek Oberoi a star 24 May 2019 04:39 Modi has won Varanasi. India 2019 too. The Modi-led BJP is looking at its second consecutive Lok Sabha win. And in the theatres, Vivek Oberoi is teaching people the recipe for perfect bed, err, morning tea. The tea with adrak and elaichi and Amul milk that …
  • 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…
  • 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 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 votes Modi back with landmark mandate 24 May 2019 01:24 New Delhi, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on course to a landslide victory in the Indian elections and is set to return to power. The BJP, which ran a presidential-style campaign with Modi as …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • This week in Mormon Land: Social media diet pays off, longtime apostle makes first trip to India, church gives $4M to help refugees 23 May 2019 22:06 The Mormon Land newsletter is a weekly highlight reel of developments in and about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whether heralded in headlines, preached from the pulpit or buzzed about on the back benches. Want this newsletter in your …
  • 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 …
  • Meet india’s most desirable divas 23 May 2019 20:28 The list of The Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2018 has been unveiled! India has voted and made their choice. The ranking is based on votes cast in an online poll (on www.toi.in/mostdesirablewomen), along with an internal jury. The list has women across …
  • 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, …
  • India elections- Narendra Modi's BJP in early... 23 May 2019 19:36 Vote counting in the 2019 Indian general election is underway and early trends show a clear lead for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governing coalition. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA), led by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is on …
  • 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 …
  • Jobs to infra: India Inc hopes for economic revival under NDA 2.0 23 May 2019 18:13 A decisive mandate for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Thursday has raised expectations of a higher pace of economic reforms. Coming a day after the United Nations (UN) lowered its FY20 gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for India, …
  • 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 …
  • Young, educated and jobless: The struggles of India's graduates 23 May 2019 17:30 Mumbai, India - Down a dimly-lit backstreet known locally as Study Lane in central Mumbai, India's financial capital, Rohit Singh can frequently be found poring over his textbooks. He is trying to get into an expensive Masters in Business …
  • Hopes running high among India Inc over re-election 23 May 2019 16:56 Following the thumping victory of the BJP-led NDA, India Inc’s hopes are soaring, with the business fraternity expecting nothing less than an industrial revolution in the country. Further, a stable government at the Centre would bring in economic reforms, …
  • Toyota Corolla is completely covered in COW DUNG to keep it cool in India 23 May 2019 16:37 Plop Gear: Toyota Corolla is completely covered in COW DUNG to keep it cool in India The Corolla Altis was smeared in a neat layer of the animal waste to keep it cool It covered the entire vehicle except for windows, wheels, lights and door handles …
  • 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 …
  • Modi pulls ahead in India election 23 May 2019 15:34 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party claimed a victory after a vote count on Thursday showed the party holding a commanding lead in the country’s general elections. The Election Commission will release the final results Thursday evening. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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…
  • 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 ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes 23 May 2019 13:48 NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday’s vote count, while the head of the main opposition party conceded a personal defeat that signaled the end of an era for …
  • What India Inc expects from Modi2 23 May 2019 13:34 'This solid verdict would further strengthen his resolve to drive forward the economic agenda to ensure that the fruits of the economic momentum continue to reach the poor, so visible during the last five years.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ …
  • The Latest: Pakistan PM congratulates Modi on India election 23 May 2019 13:26 Updated 9:19 am EDT, Thursday, May 23, 2019 An election official checks electronic voting machines as counting votes of India's massive general elections begins in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. The count is expected to conclude by the …
  • Modi's nationalists secure historic election victory, promises inclusive India 23 May 2019 13:10 Modi's victory boosted financial markets as investors expect his government to continue to pursue economic reforms. He will be under pressure to provide work opportunities for the tens of millions of young people coming on to the job market in the next …
  • India Inc hails 'NaMo again', watches for bold reforms in NDA 2.0 23 May 2019 13:10 New Delhi, May 23 () India Inc Thursday said BJP-led NDA's stupendous performance in Lok Sabha polls as indicated by trends is an endorsement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisive leadership, asserting that NDA 2.0 must unleash bold …
  • India Inc hails 'NaMo again', watches for bold reforms in NDA 2.0 23 May 2019 13:10 NEW DELHI: India Inc on Thursday said BJP-led NDA's stupendous performance in Lok Sabha polls as indicated by trends is an endorsement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisive leadership, asserting that NDA 2.0 must unleash bold initiatives to …
  • 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 …
  • Incumbent Narendra Modi’s party claims victory in India elections 23 May 2019 12:47 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claimed it had won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday’s vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the pro-business Hindu nationalist leader. Election …
  • India counts votes in marathon election, with Modi looking at second term 23 May 2019 12:45 Date created : 23/05/2019 - 03:28Latest update : 23/05/2019 - 07:25 India began counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party taking an early …
  • How excited is Virat Kohli for the World Cup? The India skipper's dance says it all; watch video 23 May 2019 12:24 Image Source : SCREENGRAB/VIRAT.KOHLI Virat Kohli shows off his dance moves ahead of the World Cup Before the Indian cricket team took off for the 2019 ICC World Cup in England and Wales, Team India skipper Virat Kohli showed off a few dance moves …
  • How India’s Liberal Media Facilitated Narendra Modi’s Reelection Sweep 23 May 2019 11:23 India’s corporate-owned media has been pro-government and could easily be blamed for helping Prime Minister Narendra Modi retain a majority in the lower house of parliament, but can we absolve liberal and left-leaning newspapers? Perhaps not fully, for …
  • 'Modi gave us better #GameOfThrones': Social media sums up #LokSabhaElectionResults2019 23 May 2019 11:17 By PTI NEW DELHI: Watching the Modi wave sweep most of India in Lok Sabha election on Thursday, social media users were convinced counting day is the real season finale of "Game of Thrones". As the ruling party, led by current Prime Minister …
  • India Election Results: Narendra Modi Declares Victory 23 May 2019 10:56 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one of the most powerful and divisive leaders India has produced in decades, appeared easily headed for another five-year term, according to election returns so far. The Election Commission reported that Mr. Modi’s Bharatiya …