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Krishna N. Das

India's ruling party seeks to energise workers after state losses

2:30pm GMT

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling BJP will try to canvass and galvanise its activists across India before a general election due next May, after losing power in three heartland rural states, senior leaders said after a meeting on Thursday.

As Modi takes a beating at Indian polls, small parties see big chance

12 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI After suffering an electoral thrashing at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party in 2014, India's small regional and caste-based parties are back in the reckoning months ahead of the next general election.

India's Modi suffers biggest state election loss, boosting opposition

11 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI India's ruling party lost power in three key states on Tuesday, dealing Prime Minister Narendra Modi his biggest defeat since he took office in 2014 and boosting the opposition ahead of national polls next year.

Explainer: Manoeuvres leading up to departure of Urjit Patel

10 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI A protracted tiff between the Indian government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) climaxed on Monday when central bank governor Urjit Patel resigned, days before a board meeting where he would have faced intense pressure.

Indian opposition could get a boost as Modi looks set to lose state votes

10 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI, Dec 11 When Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party won a landslide in India's last general election, in 2014, it grabbed almost all the parliamentary seats in the heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

Explainer: Maneuvers leading up to departure of Indian central bank chief

10 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI A protracted tiff between the Indian government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) climaxed on Monday when central bank governor Urjit Patel resigned, days before a board meeting where he would have faced intense pressure.

EXPLAINER-Manoeuvres leading up to departure of Indian central bank chief

10 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI, Dec 10 A protracted tiff between the Indian government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) climaxed on Monday when central bank governor Urjit Patel resigned, days before a board meeting where he would have faced intense pressure.

INSIGHT-As election nears, religious tensions surge in an Indian village

10 Dec 2018

NAYABANS, India, Dec 9 Nayabans isn't remarkable as northern Indian villages go. Sugar cane grows in surrounding fields, women carry animal feed in bullock carts through narrow lanes, people chatter outside a store, and cows loiter.

As election nears, religious tensions surge in an Indian village

09 Dec 2018

NAYABANS, India Nayabans isn't remarkable as northern Indian villages go. Sugar cane grows in surrounding fields, women carry animal feed in bullock carts through narrow lanes, people chatter outside a store, and cows loiter.

INSIGHT-As election nears, religious tensions surge in an Indian village

08 Dec 2018

NAYABANS, India, Dec 8 Nayabans isn't remarkable as northern Indian villages go. Sugar cane grows in surrounding fields, women carry animal feed in bullock carts through narrow lanes, people chatter outside a store, and cows loiter.

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