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India: 4 killed as political violence erupts in West Bengal state

At least 18 others were wounded after clashes broke out over the hoisting of BJP flags and the putting up of posters.

India: 4 killed as political violence erupts in West Bengal state

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Pakistan's Imran Khan congratulates Narendra Modi

India-Pakistan tensions over Kashmir flared in February, which helped Modi push a national security agenda in polls.

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India votes Modi back with landmark mandate

Hindu nationalist BJP storms back to power with thumping majority, winning more than 302 of the 543 parliamentary seats.

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What you need to know about India's BJP

Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party sweeps general elections as it gets a mandate to pursue pro-Hindu policies.

What you need to know about India's BJP

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India counts votes after marathon general elections

Early trends show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's National Democratic Alliance ahead as vote counting continues.

India counts votes after marathon general elections

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Exit polls show India's Modi-led coalition likely to win majority

PM Narendra Modi's ruling alliance led by right-wing BJP is likely to win a majority in parliament, most exit polls say.

Exit polls show India's Modi-led coalition likely to win majority

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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

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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

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India's BJP denies human rights violations in Kashmir

BJP spokesperson defends Prime Minister Narendra Modi's handling of violence in Indian administered Kashmir.

India's BJP denies human rights violations in Kashmir

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India elections: BJP leader killed in India-administered Kashmir

Suspected rebels kill Gul Mohammad Mir, head of a local unit of the Hindu nationalist party, ahead of new round of vote.

India elections: BJP leader killed in India-administered Kashmir

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Q&A: 'India is heading towards a full ethnic democracy'

As India holds elections, two leading editors question whether it is the one of the world's most successful democracies.

Q&A: 'India is heading towards a full ethnic democracy'

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The BJP's rise to political eminence lies in an old temple town

Al Jazeera travels to Ayodhya in northern India to trace the roots of the right-wing party's rise to power.

The BJP's rise to political eminence lies in an old temple town

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Modi's BJP to main rival Rahul Gandhi: Are you British?

Interior ministry sends notice to Gandhi following ‘outrageous’ accusation that he holds dual British citizenship.

Modi's BJP to main rival Rahul Gandhi: Are you British?

Asia

India's Modi files nomination papers as he seeks a second term

The Hindu nationalist leader is contesting from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, which he won in 2014 by a record margin.

India's Modi files nomination papers as he seeks a second term

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In India's democracy, Muslims feel increasingly marginalised

Anxiety among Muslims, who form 14 percent of India's population but barely constitute four percent of its parliament.

In India's democracy, Muslims feel increasingly marginalised