Narendra Modi, in traditional tribal attire, greets BJP supporters in Aalo on Saturday. Associated Press
Unlike 2014, the economy is no longer the focal point of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaign. While five years ago, the party’s emphasis was on a market-driven pursuit of across-the-board economic growth ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’, the focus has now shifted to nationalism.
Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Wednesday hit out at the ruling BJP and the Congress for their ‘garibi hatao’ promise calling it a bluff.
Indian politicians are often accused of using hate or intimidation to win support of the electorate. Soliciting votes on religious lines or threatening voters is prohibited.
The US government is taking aim at the “India-based call centre scam industry,” Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski has warned while announcing the extradition of an Indian citizen from Singapore
China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy’s founding,
US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the West.