Baba Umar is an Online Journalist with TRT World.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to boost the popularity of the Bharatiya Janata Party by harping on national security issues and decades-old disputes with nuclear rival Pakistan. Will it help the party earn electoral dividends?
The grand old party shows a vacillating leadership and seems unable to capitalise on right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party's failures in government.
The former chief minister of the country's most populous Uttar Pradesh state tells TRT World that the ruling BJP ‘has created a wall of hatred,’ which like-minded alliances must demolish.
At least 86 percent of eligible voters in the Kashmir valley abstained from voting, although in the southern Jammu belt, where Muslims and a sizeable Hindu population doesn't shy away from casting votes, a 70 percent turnout was recorded.
TRT World spoke with students from two influential universities in New Delhi, asking them about their electoral choices and to rate the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.
PM Narendra Modi's BJP secured a landslide victory in 2014, bagging more than 70 of 80 seats from the country's largest state. But BJP's momentum in this election is being kept in check, likely leading to a tight race.
Battered by decades of communal violence and now the rise of right-wing Hindu supremacy, the 2019 general election offers some hope to India's largest religious minority.
With a population nearly Brazil's size, northern Uttar Pradesh sends 80 of the 543 lawmakers to the country's parliament, the highest among all other states, making it a game-changer turf.
US and Poland, sponsors of an Iran-focused conference in Warsaw, have backtracked from their initial agenda as some EU invitees' plan to skip the meeting. Is the summit headed for a two-day fiasco?
At least 600 people in India-administered Kashmir, which includes Indian soldiers, local police and 160 civilians, lost their lives to violence.
The Armenian opposition has launched a general strike after the ruling Republican Party blocked opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan's bid to become prime minister after two weeks of anti-government protests ousted veteran leader Serzh Sargsyan.
Razia has often asked the same question in her decades-long search for her father whom she suspects was "disappeared" by the state in India-administered Kashmir. Nearly 6,000 single or mass graves have been found since 2008 in the disputed region.
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