The party, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once again played the Hindu nationalist card, hoping to gain electoral dividends by raising issues that appeal to militant Hindu sentiments, ignoring the matters of local governance.
With the new numbers in place, the ruling BJP is expected to achieve a majority in both houses in the next two years, paving the way for an overhaul of the laws, in consonance with the party’s Hindus-first ideology.
The grand old party shows a vacillating leadership and seems unable to capitalise on right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party's failures in government.
The International Court of Justice has started proceedings on the case of a former Indian navy commander sentenced to death in Pakistan over charges of being a spy.
The silver screen and politics have often intertwined in India. Many actors have become politicians while Bollywood has not shied away from tackling political issues in its plotlines.
Pakistan invites India to a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and India accepts. Less than 24 hours later India cancels deliver a scathing statement against Pakistan's prime minister. What exactly happened?
Rahul Gandhi, scion of the Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, has filed his nomination for the Congress president's post and is likely to win it.
Over 90 percent of transactions in India are conducted in cash and the country's poorest have no access to banking. Many people are unable to buy food and daily essentials due to the lack of new notes in circulation.
The "shoot-out" has resulted in one of the heaviest casualty tolls the insurgent group suffered this year.
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