Indian premier minister thanks voters for continuing to place trust in his political party
The political party’s VP is almost certain to be appointed its leader after emerging as unopposed candidate
Opposition lawmakers barred from Lower House for five days after ‘days’ of disruptions.
Indian Congress party’s defeat in national elections has raised questions about its leadership crisis.
Official election results due on Friday but exit polls predict the BJP and its allies will defeat the Congress party.
Many supporters of Rahul Gandhi in family’s fiefdom of Amethi say they are voting out of loyalty, not faith in his leadership skills.
Voting to commence on April 7 and continue in nine phases until May 12.
Government spokesman proposes seeking review from larger bench of Supreme Court, warns of time-consuming legislative process.
Investors hope business-friendly opposition will win general elections and introduce pro-market reforms.
Maoist rebels in central India have killed at least 36 people this year alone.