India

India concludes marathon seven-phase election

Voting in the seventh and final phase ends, wrapping up a six-week campaign with PM Narendra Modi seeking a second term.

India

Why Uttar Pradesh state is the key prize in India's election

Of its 80 parliamentary seats, the most in any state, right-wing BJP won 71 in 2014, giving the party a record mandate.

Why Uttar Pradesh state is the key prize in India's election

India elections 2019

India: PM Modi slams BJP candidate's Gandhi assassin comments

Pragya Singh Thakur's remarks on murder of independence icon 'unacceptable in civilised society', says Narendra Modi.

India: PM Modi slams BJP candidate's Gandhi assassin comments

AJ IMPACT

Work undone: How India fails its young job seekers

As India goes to polls, Al Jazeera looks at its intensifying unemployment crisis and the politics that surround it.

Work undone: How India fails its young job seekers

Asia

India's poll body cuts short campaigning in Bengal after violence

Violence has broken out during campaigning ahead of India's seventh and final round of voting this weekend.

India elections 2019

Modicare and Mohalla Clinics: Assessing India's two health models

As India's general election winds down, Al Jazeera reports on two most talked-about health initiatives in the country.

Modicare and Mohalla Clinics: Assessing India's two health models

Interactive

Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

India elections 2019

Modi mocked for saying 'cloud can help us escape radar'

The incumbent PM also criticised for saying that he sent an email attachment years before the technology was invented.

'No laughing matter': India's Modi mocked for tech gaffes

India elections 2019

Analysis: What to expect if India's Modi gets a second term?

'India's Divider-in-Chief' is how Time magazine billed PM Modi. Author Aatish Taseer speaks to Al Jazeera about it.

India

India completes penultimate phase of national election

More than 100 million people across seven states were eligible to vote in the sixth phase of the 39-day poll.

Opinion

Bollywood and the politics of hate

The Indian film industry has displayed remarkable bias in favour of the ruling BJP ahead of this year's elections.

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The Listening Post

Modi, big money and India elections

Modi seems destined for a victory, but how much is due to his popularity, and how much is down to the BJP's PR machine?

India elections 2019

India votes 2019: Hindu nationalist bombing suspect on ballot

India's ruling party fields an ultra-nationalist Hindu candidate facing terrorism charges, as the sixth phase of national elections gets underway.

Counting the Cost

Cyril Ramaphosa's South Africa election win and the economy

Can the poor boy who became a business magnate lead South Africa out of its economic mess?

India

Ex-cricketer in fray reflects India's growing star power in polls

Hindu nationalist BJP fields former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, known for hardline stands, from a seat in India's capital.

Ex-cricketer in fray reflects India's growing star power in polls