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Indian diaspora divided as Modi’s office lobbies US fans to…

Posted by May 27, 2024

Washington, DC – The WhatsApp message arrives with a colourful infographic highlighting numerous achievements from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s d

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Millions vote amid heatwave alert in Phase 6 of India’s…

Posted by May 25, 2024

Millions of Indians have voted in the penultimate round of a gruelling national election, with a combined opposition trying to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Four anti-Muslim claims dominating India’s election: What’s the truth?

Posted by May 25, 2024

In April, as India was preparing for the first phase of its mammoth seven-stage national election that will conclude with results on June 4, pollsters asked vot

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India Lok Sabha election 2024 Phase 6: Who votes and…

Posted by May 24, 2024

India’s staggered general election is heading towards its penultimate phase, with voters from eight states and federally-governed union territories poised to

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The battle for Delhi: Will Modi’s BJP pass bellwether Indian…

Posted by May 24, 2024

New Delhi, India – On a sweltering afternoon, hundreds of men and women gathered in an open area, bigger than a football stadium, near the Yamuna river in nor

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How do you find a bride? The new struggle in…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Yavatmal/Mumbai, India — On a warm Sunday afternoon in April, a group of farmers sits on a roadside bench at the intersection of the highway with their villa

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Photos: Indian election casts spotlight on Modi lookalikes

Posted by May 23, 2024

Muslim electric rickshaw driver Rashid Ahmed is fondly called “Our Modi” in his Delhi neighbourhood for his striking resemblance to Indian Prime Minister Na

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On one of India’s longest train rides, ongoing election divides…

Posted by May 21, 2024

The 2,900km (1,800-mile) journey from capital New Delhi to Kanyakumari in the south is one of the longest train rides in India, passing through cities, villages

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Indian government spent millions promoting BJP election slogans

Posted by May 21, 2024

Mumbai, India — In November, as India’s election campaign was beginning to take shape, a catchphrase coined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Ja

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‘Why should we vote?’ India’s jute workers blame politicians for…

Posted by May 20, 2024

Kolkata, India — Amirul Laskar has been out of a job for the past three months, since the jute mill where he was employed shut operations citing losses. The

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India Lok Sabha election 2024 Phase 5: Who votes and…

Posted by May 19, 2024

Indians will cast their ballots on May 20 for the fifth phase of the world’s largest electoral exercise as the country’s national election enters its final

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India’s biggest election prize: Can the Gandhi family survive Modi?

Posted by May 18, 2024

Amethi/Rae Bareli, India – Irfan*, a tea stall owner, is convinced that change is afoot. “There has not been much traffic on this road from Rae Bareli to Am

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