India

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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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

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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.

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?

The Listening Post

Big money, high stakes – playing the media game as India votes

Political parties are deploying big money and celebrity sparkle to win votes. Plus, reporting on the Rohingya story.

UpFront

Kohli: 'Perfectly apt' to call undocumented immigrants 'termites'

We ask BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli about the party's reluctance to condemn hate speech.

Kohli: 'Perfectly apt' to call undocumented immigrants 'termites'

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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'

UpFront

Is India's BJP a threat to minorities?

We challenge the spokesperson for Narendra Modi's BJP and debate whether foreign ISIL fighters should be repatriated.

Is India's BJP a threat to minorities?

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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

Opinion

Modi returns as the prodigal son of the far right in India

Why the BJP leadership is systematically trying to downplay incidents of Hindu terrorism during this election campaign.

Rana Ayyub

by Rana Ayyub

Rana Ayyub

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Indian man chops off finger after voting for the 'wrong party'

Pawan Kumar says he got confused by symbols on the voting machine and voted for the BJP instead of its regional rival.

Indian man chops off finger after voting for the 'wrong party'

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In India's Assam state, citizenship law may hurt BJP's prospects

The right-wing party's offer of citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants has drawn widespread protests in the state.

In India's Assam state, citizenship law may hurt BJP's prospects

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Does India want five more years of Modi?

The Stream discusses Prime Minister Narendra Modi's impact on India and other stories related to the #IndianElections.

Does India want five more years of Modi?