PM Narendra Modi sworn in for an historic second term along with his ministers, a week after the Hindu right-wing party's landslide victory in general election.
29 May 2019
It took six weeks for more than 600 million people to vote in India's election -- the largest democratic exercise on the planet. The winner by a landslide - was Narendra Modi. BJP picked up more than 300 seats in parliament, demolishing his rivals.
Modi’s victory is a gun pointed at India's minorities
PM Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party hits best ever score, giving it an even bigger majority than five years ago and defying predictions of a dip, final results confirm.
India Decides: PM Narendra Modi wins second term office
24 May 2019
We begin in India, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party has firmly held on to power. The ruling BJP and its allies won a landslide victory, securing about 300 seats out of the 543 in parliament. Bruce Harrison reports from New Delhi. #India
The Indian parliament welcomes members accused of terrorism and rape
More than 127 million people are eligible to vote in this round of the seven-phase election held across 71 seats in nine states. The PM's coalition won more than 75 percent of the seats in the previous election in 2014.
Boycott and curbs subdue India's election in disputed Kashmir
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.
What you need to know about India's election
18 Apr 2019
It's the largest democratic election in the world. Here's what you need to know about India's election.
Online fake news a concern amid elections
24 Apr 2019
Social media is playing a big role in India's elections. The country has the largest number of Facebook and WhatsApp users in the world. But the spread of fake news online is being blamed for polarising voters.
Indian elections: Here's why some Kashmiris are voting
24 Apr 2019
India's ruling Hindu nationalist BJP party has vowed to strip decades-old special rights from the people of Indian-administered Kashmir, by repealing Article 370 of the constitution, which bars Indians from buying land in the disputed territory.
I want to give India a new prime minister – Akhilesh Yadav
The polls are taking place in seven stages and will end on May 19. The third phase is the largest and be closely watched for the governing BJP's performance in Modi's home state Gujrat, although the prime minister is not on the ticket.
Indian Elections: From a Kashmiri perspective
24 Apr 2019
TRT World's Baba Umar spoke with journalist Najeeb Mubariki about what the Indian elections mean for Kashmiris. #kashmir #indiaelections #indianelections
Meet the Kashmiri Muslims who back the Hindu Nationalist BJP
Indians are heading to the polls in the second phase of voting in the country's seven-stage general election. India-administered Kashmir is among the regions voting on Thursday. But as TRT World's Baba Umar reports, many are boycotting the vote.
Modi is favourite, but secularism is dear to Indian students