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India’s opposition, written off as too weak, makes a stunning comeback to slow Modi's juggernaut

Jun. 06, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s bruised and battered opposition was largely written off in the lead-up to the national election as too weak and fragmented to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his powerful Hindu nationalist governing party. It scored a stunning comeback, slowing...

The Latest | Prime Minister Modi's coalition clinches parliamentary majority in India's election

Jun. 04, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coalition won a majority in parliament in the country's staggered election, according to official results released early Wednesday by India’s Election Commission. The count showed that Modi's National Democratic Alliance won...

Millions vote in India's grueling election with Prime Minister Modi's party likely to win third term

May. 25, 2024 09:44 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indians voted Saturday in the next-to-last round of a grueling national election with a combined opposition trying to rattle Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign for a third-consecutive term for himself and his Hindu nationalist party. Many people...

Parts of northern India scorched by extreme heat with New Delhi on high alert

May. 18, 2024 11:34 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Parts of northwest India sweltered under scorching temperatures on Saturday, with the capital New Delhi under a severe weather alert as extreme temperatures strike parts of the country. India's weather department expects heat wave conditions to persist across the...

India votes in second phase of national elections with Modi's BJP as front-runner

Apr. 26, 2024 12:44 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indians voted Friday in a moderate turnout in the second round of multi-phase national elections as Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to galvanize voters with his assertive brand of Hindu nationalist politics. People lined up outside polling stations...