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Two Indian ministers were left red-faced Wednesday after their attempts to glorify Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Twitter backfired spectacularly. Critics have accused Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of running a relentless propaganda campaign on social media to increase its base of supporters.
Facebook India said Thursday it will run disclaimers on political ads and publish details of sponsors to bring transparency in political advertising ahead of a general election due by May.
In an ominous warning, America’s top spymaster has said that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP government continues to pander to Hindu nationalist themes during the run-up to the general election in May, communal violence would be a strong possibility.
India's government unveiled on Friday a raft of budget sweeteners for farmers, the middle class and also cows, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to shore up support with elections looming. Thousands of farmers hit by low produce prices, crippling debt and volatile weather have killed themselves in recent years, which along with rising joblessness has hit Modi's popularity.
Firming up its grip on state politics just ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, Haryana's ruling BJP won the Jind Assembly seat by-election in a multi-cornered contest on Thursday by 12,930 votes even as questions were raised about mismatch of serial numbers of electronic voting machines (EVMs).
India's opposition parties drew half a million supporters to Kolkata's streets on Saturday for the largest show of force yet against Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a national election looms.
Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga are living on the run since infuriating Hindu traditionalists by entering one of India's holiest temples that for generations banned nearly all women. In black robes and under cover of darkness, the two women evaded a blockade to enter the remote hilltop Sabarimala temple early on January 2, setting off violent protests across southern Kerala state.