Day: April 10, 2019

Modi rides nationalist fervour ahead of election starting on Thursday

NEW DELHI – Prime Minister is rallying his nationalist base as the world’s biggest democracy begins a general election on Thursday, but it has become tighter than anticipated, thanks to dwindling incomes for farmers and scarce jobs. Polls predict Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) alliance will just […]


Modi’s Report Card

PUBLISHED APRIL 10, 2019 India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, won a surprise majority at the last general election in 2014. As Modi seeks re-election in a poll that begins on April 11, how far has he been able to implement the pledges […]