Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win

World 05/24/19, 01:40

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party's thunderous victory in the general elections.A party official says Modi has arranged to meet with Cabinet members Friday evening.The Election Commission says the BJP won 301 out of the 525 constituencies ...

Asian shares mixed; election results buoy India, Australia

Business 05/20/19, 02:00

Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, with India and Australia leading gains for the region following elections that looked set to keep incumbents in office.In Australia, the S&P ASX 200 rose 1.7% to 6,476.10, boosted by a shock election victory for Prime Minister Scott Morrison. His conservative, pro-business government ...

Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase

World 05/11/19, 21:27

Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Rahul Gandhi for the country's ills.Sunday's voting in 59 constituencies, including seven in the Indian capital, will complete polling for 483 of ...

Gandhi scion comes into his own as India polls near finish

World 05/07/19, 02:00

With India's general election inching toward the finish line, the battle for one seat in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh is being examined to see whether the scion of India's most important modern political dynasty can retain his seat and revive his party's fortunes.After 15 years in politics, Rahul ...

Violence mars 5th phase of India’s marathon elections

World 05/06/19, 12:46

Scattered bomb explosions and clashes between rival political groups marred voting Monday in the crucial fifth phase of India's marathon elections, which also saw Congress party President Rahul Gandhi and his mother, Sonia Gandhi, trying to keep their seats.More than 25 million people were registered to vote for 14 members ...

Gandhis hope to keep seats in 5th phase of India’s elections

World 05/05/19, 23:28

Polling has opened for the fifth phase of India's marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi hope to retain their seats.Voting began Monday amid tight security in Uttar Pradesh, where more than ...

Indian Prime Minister Modi’s party loses key state elections

World 12/12/18, 02:04

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state elections in its Hindu stronghold just months before national elections.According to results announced by the Election Commission on Wednesday, the opposition Congress party was a clear winner in Chhattisgarh state, and fell one seat ...

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