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Sporadic violence as millions vote in second phase of India's mammoth election

Apr 18 2019

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI Millions of voters across swathes of southern India cast ballots on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election, as sporadic violence flared in the east and the insurgency-wracked state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Amit Shah vows to throw illegal immigrants into Bay of Bengal

Apr 13 2019

NEW DELHI The head of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party took his invective against illegal Muslim immigrants to a new level this week as the general election kicked off, promising to throw them into the Bay of Bengal.

Hundreds participate in march to commemorate Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary

Apr 12 2019

NEW DELHI Hundreds of people holding candles and the national flag marched through the northern Indian city of Amritsar on Friday, on the eve of the centenary of the colonial-era Jallianwala Bagh massacre that British Prime Minister Theresa May has called a "shameful scar."

Big turnout for India's giant election, where Modi has an edge

Apr 12 2019

MUZAFFARNAGAR, India Indians thronged to vote on Thursday at the start of a mammoth general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second term after campaigning on a plank of national security following hostilities with neighboring Pakistan. | Video

Indians head to the polls with PM Modi the front runner

Apr 10 2019

NEW DELHI Tens of millions of Indians will begin queuing on Thursday to cast their ballots in the first phase of a mammoth general election at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen as the front-runner, campaigning on his national security record.

Factbox: Key issues in India's massive general election

Apr 10 2019

NEW DELHI India will hold general elections in seven phases starting from Thursday, with about 900 million voters eligible to participate in the world's biggest democratic exercise.

Factbox: Boats, votes and booze - India's massive general election

Apr 10 2019

NEW DELHI India will hold a general election starting on Thursday in the world's largest democratic exercise, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second straight term.

Factbox - Boats, votes and booze: India's massive general election

Apr 10 2019

NEW DELHI India will hold a general election starting on Thursday in the world's largest democratic exercise, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second straight term.

Factbox - Key issues in India's massive general election

Apr 10 2019

NEW DELHI India will hold general elections in seven phases starting from Thursday, with about 900 million voters eligible to participate in the world's biggest democratic exercise.

Factbox: Key issues in India's massive general election

Apr 09 2019

NEW DELHI India will hold general elections in seven phases starting from Thursday, with about 900 million voters eligible to participate in the world's biggest democratic exercise.

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