New Delhi redraws electoral map of India-administered Kashmir ahead of elections, giving greater representation to Muslim-majority region's Hindu areas and sparking accusations of "gerrymandering" and "settler colonialism."
Indian PM Narendra Modi's Hindu right-wing party BJP fails to strengthen its stranglehold in several eastern and southern states where elections were held in the shadow of coronavirus crisis.
About 900 million people are eligible to vote in the election starting on Thursday, in which Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led group is taking on the Congress and its allies and a clutch of regional parties.
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