Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the BRICS summit in Xiamen, southeastern China, in 2017. Photo: AFP
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Cooperation with China best for India

  • As the world’s biggest democracy goes to the polls, Narendra Modi is hoping to be re-elected as prime minister without focusing on the nation’s economic problems while shunning Beijing’s belt and road development strategy

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the BRICS summit in Xiamen, southeastern China, in 2017. Photo: AFP
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Voters line up in front of a polling station in the Kashmiri town of Qazigund, India. Photo: AP

By land, air, sea or elephant: 1 billion people across India, Indonesia and Australia prepare to vote by any means

  • Indonesia is made up entirely of islands, India has 1 million voting stations to disperse and Australia has to get to extremely remote communities. But officials in all three have a plan to include everyone in the democratic process
Topic |   Asia elections

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Voters line up in front of a polling station in the Kashmiri town of Qazigund, India. Photo: AP
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