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2024 India general elections

Why Did Modi’s Usage of Divinity as a Political Instrument Not Succeed?

Why Did Modi’s Usage of Divinity as a Political Instrument Not Succeed?

By Ashutosh
Modi declared himself to be a messenger of God, and not of biological origin. The ploy did not work.

Decoding India’s Elections: How Modi’s Grip Loosened 

Decoding India’s Elections: How Modi’s Grip Loosened 

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Modi's BJP lost its majority, meaning it will be heavily dependent on allies this term.
Modi Wins a Third Term But the Opposition INDIA Bloc Cuts Incumbent BJP Down to Size 

Modi Wins a Third Term But the Opposition INDIA Bloc Cuts Incumbent BJP Down to Size 

By Kavita Chowdhury
In a telling blow, the BJP even lost in the constituency that includes the Ram Temple, in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Extreme Heat Threatens Health, Jobs, and Democracy in India

Extreme Heat Threatens Health, Jobs, and Democracy in India

By Chirag Dhara
As with any environmental disaster, the impact of heat stress hits the poor harder than the privileged.

Modi Touts India’s Roaring Economy as He Seeks Reelection, But Many Feel Left Behind

Modi Touts India’s Roaring Economy as He Seeks Reelection, But Many Feel Left Behind

By Krutika Pathi and Sheikh Saaliq
Modi’s challengers hope to benefit from economic issues including high unemployment, persistent poverty, and inequality.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Elections in Kashmir: A Vote Against BJP’s Proxies

Elections in Kashmir: A Vote Against BJP’s Proxies

By Anando Bhakto
Kashmiris are voting in larger numbers than in the past, and seem determined to defeat the allegedly BJP-backed Apni Party and People’s Conference.

India’s Election is More Than Halfway Done as Millions Vote in Fourth Round

India’s Election is More Than Halfway Done as Millions Vote in Fourth Round

By Sheikh Saaliq
Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir is among the 96 constituencies that voted today.
Arvind Kejriwal Can Campaign in Elections After Being Granted Bail by India’s Supreme Court

Arvind Kejriwal Can Campaign in Elections After Being Granted Bail by India’s Supreme Court

By Ashok Sharma
The Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi chief minister was arrested in a bribery case critics see as politically motivated.

Mahua Moitra Refuses to be Intimidated by Narendra Modi

Mahua Moitra Refuses to be Intimidated by Narendra Modi

By Kavita Chowdhury
The Diplomat meets the firebrand Indian politician on the election campaign trail in West Bengal.

Will India’s Hindi Heartland Propel Modi to Power Once More? 

Will India’s Hindi Heartland Propel Modi to Power Once More? 

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
The region, a stronghold of Hindu nationalism since the 1960s, has been Modi’s fortress. But the BJP seems less sure of success this year.

The Great Indian Election Campaign

The Great Indian Election Campaign

By Tushar Shetty
Host Tushar Shetty and guests Kavita Chowdhury and Milan Vaishnav highlight some of the issues and controversies surrounding India's 2024 general election.
India Votes in Second Phase of National Elections

India Votes in Second Phase of National Elections

By Ashok Sharma
Around 160 million people in 88 constituencies across 13 states are eligible to vote in this phase of the election.

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