Tag Archives: Elections

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Modi on his historic victory

    On the news of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning a second term, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama congratulated Modi on their success. ...

  • Modi wins landslide victory, vows ‘inclusive’ future for India

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a landslide victory in the world's largest election, in which 600 million people participated. ...

  • India stocks soar as polls point to Modi election win

    Indian shares soared 3.75 percent on Monday -- the biggest jump in nearly six years -- as markets greeted exit polls indicating conservative Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured a new term i ...

  • Tibetans exercise their right to vote in Indian general elections

    People of Tibetan origin born in India also took part in India's mammoth general elections after a marathon seven phases of voting to elect the next government in Delhi. ...

  • PM Modi meditates as India mega polls near end

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a spiritual break Saturday to a famous Himalayan pilgrimage site in an apparent last-ditch effort to woo Hindu voters as India's election near end. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Indian Parliamentary election: Why has it become presidential-like?

    The 2019 Parliamentary election will go down in history as a contest regarding one man, Mr Narendra Modi. This has never been so before in the history of Parliamentary elections in India. ...

  • Modi casts vote on India’s ‘Super Tuesday’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote on India's "Super Tuesday" when the biggest number of seats are decided in the country's marathon election. ...

  • More than half of Indians satisfied with governance: Survey

    Most Indians are happy with the direction of the country and economic prospects for the next generation, a Pew survey published weeks ahead of general elections showed. ...

  • Thai junta party takes shock lead in first general election

    Thailand's ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country's first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 percent of ballots counted, election authorities said late Sunday. ...

  • Indian government steps up rural funding in last budget before election

    Indian government pledged 750 billion rupees ($10.56 billion) to support poor farmers and reduced the tax burden for the middle class on Friday, as it looked to rally support from voters. ...