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Modi’s Drive to Protect India’s Sacred Cows Divides Voters

(Bloomberg) -- Officer Javed Khan was trying to feed a cow in the backyard of his police station. His men had picked up the animal from the road after the Uttar Pradesh government in northern India asked police to set an example by adopting stray cattle—the latest twist in India’s age-old tension be


Modi Lifted India Up, Why Is He Fighting For His Job?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lifted India up at home and abroad. But he may still lose his job in the next elections, because of his ruling style. Before Modi assumed office, India’s economy was barely growing. It was near the bottom of major international rankings, next to its neighbors, Pakistan a


PM Modi to contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah from Gandhinagar

After three sittings of the party’s Central Election Committee meeting over the past two weeks, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday released its first list of 182 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.


After Javed Akhtar, Sameer Denies Association With Modi Biopic

After Javed Akhtar denied writing songs for Omung Kumar directorial film PM Narendra Modi, lyricist Sameer has also come out to state that he is not a part of the film. Akhtar had taken to Twitter and expressed shock to see his name in the credits of the film's trailer.


Narendra Modi urges film stars to encourage people to vote in 2019 elections

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is urging people to cast their ballot in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections set to take place in April-May. PM Modi took to his official Twitter account and tagged various big names, including Bollywood stars to encourage the citizens of the country to come out and


Modi or Gandhi? Indian mystics split over poll outcome

Transgender mystic Zoya Lobo turns over three oracle cards, studies them for a minute and looks up. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will definitely win India's general election this summer, she proclaims.


PM Modi, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, jointly unveil e-plaques

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, today jointly unveiled e-plaques for development projects in Bangladesh, through video conference. Both leaders unveiled e-plaques for supply of buses and trucks, inauguration of 36 community clinics, 11 water treatment plant


India election 2019: live updates

Students of Abhinav Pre Primary School in Erandwane take part in school elections, on March 8, 2019 in Pune, India. Young students at one Indian school held mock elections and took part in their very own polling, Monday.


Indian PM Modi tags Bollywood actors in 29-tweet pre-election blitz

Modi recently chose to tweet tagging ace current cricketers like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma besides former greats like Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag and VVS Laxman to inspire people to come out and vote, just as they have done on the cricket pitch.


India scion Priyanka Gandhi lambasts Modi on home turf

The newest star in India's Nehru-Gandhi dynasty wrapped up a pre-election boat tour along the Ganges river on Wednesday, disembarking in Narendra Modi's home constituency to attack the prime minister's record.


Modi chooses Hindu holy city of Varanasi for elections, Congress struggles to forge alliance

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again chosen to contest the country's upcoming elections from the Hindu holy city of Varanasi, his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced Thursday.


Chandrashekhar Azad: The Indian Dalit leader challenging Modi

It is hard to be heard in a country of more than a billion people. But one young, charismatic man - a member of India's lowest caste, the Dalits (formerly "untouchables") - is hoping to do just that in the general election.


Opposition has become Pakistan’s poster boy, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called Opposition leaders Pakistan’s ‘poster boys’ for ‘seeking proof’ of India’s strike on Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) camp last week.


Brand Modi: Decoding social media engagement with celebrities

ANN ARBOR—Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged celebrities effectively on social media in the run-up to the 2014 general elections in India to raise his visibility and help his electoral ambitions, a new University of Michigan study shows.


Modi Hopes $27 Billion Bet on Women Will Swing Election His Way

To see how India’s women are becoming a powerful political force ahead of next month’s election, look no further than Neelam Kumari and her bright yellow van. The 35-year-old living in one of India’s poorest states bought the vehicle with a 600,000 rupee ($8,400) loan from a government program, allo


From press to parliament, institutional insult is the Congress way, writes PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi penned a new blog and shared it on his Twitter handle on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi penned a new blog and shared it on his Twitter handle on Wednesday.


Sensex Rally Extends as Foreign Funds Bet on Modi Keeping Power

(Bloomberg) -- Indian equities rose, with key gauges rising for a sixth straight day, as foreign flows surged on bets that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will regain power in the national election that concludes in May.


India PM Modi 'must apologise to dyslexics'

A leading expert in child psychology says that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi must apologise after he appeared to poke fun at dyslexia at a public event, triggering outrage.


Modi biopic to release on April 12, a day after Lok Sabha election

Omung Kumar’s cradle-to-the-present biopic of Narendra Modi will be released on April 12, the producers announced on Friday. “PM Narendra Modi,” produced by Sandip Ssingh, Anand Pandit and Suresh Oberoi, stars Vivek Anand Oberoi in and as the Bharatiya Janata Party leader.


India Announces Election Dates as Modi Fights to Retain Power

(Bloomberg) -- India will hold elections from April to May to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins a second term as leader of the world’s largest democracy. Around 900 million voters -- 84 million more than in 2014 -- will elect 543 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament, the chief e