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Millions vote in India's grueling election with Prime Minister Modi's party likely to win a 3rd term

May. 25, 2024 06:27 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indians are voting 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...

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...

India's opposition makes its election case, calling Modi an autocrat and promising aid to the poor

Apr. 05, 2024 06:52 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s main opposition party vowed to boost social spending and reverse what it views as a slide into autocracy as it laid out its campaign promises on Friday, two weeks before the start of a weeks-long, multi-phase general election. Most polls have predicted a...

India’s main opposition party accuses the government of freezing its bank accounts ahead of election

Mar. 21, 2024 06:55 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Congress party, India’s main opposition political group, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Thursday of stifling democracy and crippling the party by freezing its bank accounts in a tax dispute ahead of national elections. India has...