Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister

World 05/30/19, 08:52

Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift economic change.President Ram Nath Kovind administered the ...

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win

Business 05/24/19, 03:38

Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory.Now, they'll be expecting something in return: faster, bolder action on long-promised reforms to transform the economy ...

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win

Business 05/24/19, 02:38

Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory.Now, they'll be expecting something in return: faster, bolder action on long-promised reforms to transform the economy ...

Asian shares slip as US-China spat takes center stage

Business 05/23/19, 01:45

Asian markets were broadly lower on Thursday as traders focused on tensions between the U.S. and China and braced for the impact of their tariff hikes. The Shanghai Composite index retreated 1.2% to 2,858.21 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 1.6% ...

Update: Early results show Modi’s party in clear lead

Asia & Pacific 05/22/19, 23:12

The Latest on India's general elections results (all times local):9 a.m.Early results are showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party in the lead in India's general elections.Election officials begin counting votes of India's massive general elections, in ...

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