Voting concluded in India on Sunday in the final phase of a weeks-long election. With more than 900 million registered voters, the final results expected Thursday will decide if Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Jeffrey Gettleman, The New…
By PBS NewsHour
Indians voted Sunday in the seventh and final phase of a grueling national election that lasted more than five weeks, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party seeks to govern for another five years.
By Julhas Alam, Ashok Sharma, Associated Press
India’s Election Commission announced Sunday that the upcoming national election will be held in seven phases in April and May, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party seeks a second term.
By Associated Press
Donald Trump Jr. says his trip to India is strictly business. But in addition to promoting units at Trump-branded luxury properties, which will ultimately benefit the president, Trump Jr. also plans to give a foreign policy speech that Indian Prime…
By PBS NewsHour
By Kenneth Rogoff
In November, India's prime minister removed all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from circulation, worth $7.50 and $15.00 respectively. We asked Kenneth Rogoff, whose book the prime minister's administration cited, why a country would do such a thing.
By Elizabeth Flock
As Hindu nationalism grows in India, and "beef lynchings" becoming more commonplace, Arundhati Roy's new novel "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" explores what it means to live in a climate of fear.
By Vikram Mansharamani
Nov. 8 will be remembered in India for a long time to come. In a televised speech to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that cash notes representing 86 percent of the country’s circulating currency would no longer be…
By Michael D. Regan
Millions of Indians crowded attempted to exchange 500- and 1000- rupee notes after the country's prime minister declared them defunct this week.
By Larisa Epatko
India, the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, plans to ratify the Paris climate agreement on Sunday.
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