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  1. FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves towards his supporters during a roadsho

    Commentary: The stunning invincibility of Narendra Modi in India’s elections

    The BJP owes its crushing triumph in this election primarily to the positive image of Modi, says the Jindal School of International Affairs’ ...
  2. Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general ele

    India's marathon vote ends, Modi on tenterhooks over second term

  3. Exposing fake news before it spreads is a herculean task in India, where an estimated quarter of a

    Commentary: Social media an indispensable tool in India's elections. That's where the trouble starts

    Political parties have been turning to social media extensively this year, says Shashi Tharoor.
  4. Narendra Mohdi at Priyanka Chopra Jonas wedding

    Commentary: Celebrity politics in India is on the rise

    From Bollywood to cricket heroes, stars can do much more than simply encourage people to vote, say observers Erin Watson-Lynn and Shaun Star.
  5. Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general ele

    Commentary: Disrupted, India’s future hangs in the balance – and in hands of voters

    But the choice is clear given that Narendra Modi’s bold moves have been largely successful, says NUS Business School’s Sumit Agarwal.
  6. As India goes to the polls social media is awash with disinformation, fake news, trolls and bots in

    Commentary: Why media outlets are fighting back against fake news in India

    The stakes are high when misinformation and fake news can spread fast in the country of 560 million Internet subscribers, senior lecturer at ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Rahul Gandhi, President of India's main opposition Congress party, speaks with his

    Are you British? India government asks Modi's main election rival, Gandhi, to respond

    India's government has asked Rahul Gandhi, the president of the main opposition Congress party, to respond to a complaint by a lawmaker from Prime ...
  8. Indian voters wait for start of voting at a polling booth in Mumbai

    Police break up clashes in east India, Mumbai votes in fourth phase of massive poll

    Some of India's richest families, Bollywood stars and others voted early on Monday in Mumbai and elsewhere in the country as the fourth phase of a ...
  9. Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of general elec

    Commentary: In India, job creation the biggest issue on voters’ minds

    India's working population can propel the economy if they can find productive employment with decent incomes, say Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
  10. Supporters of India's ruling BJP wearing masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend an elect

    Commentary: What's at stake in India's elections

    When India became independent in 1947, few people expected the country to survive. Today, it has not only survived but also emerged as a thriving ...