Indian National Congress Party president Rahul Gandhi. Photo: AFP

India general election voting begins on April 11, officials say

  • More than 800 million people from Himalayan peaks to tropical shores eligible to vote in contest pitting PM Narendra Modi against main rival Rahul Gandhi
  • Polls have suggested ebbing support for Modi’s BJP and it may fall short of the 272 seats it needs to form a government on its own
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Indian National Congress Party president Rahul Gandhi. Photo: AFP
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In November 2018, tens of thousands of farmers and labourers marched to Delhi, demanding better crop prices. Similarly, in March that year, protesting farmers from Maharashtra walked 160km to Mumbai. Photo: Team Ceritalah
Karim Raslan
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Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

Forget nuclear war with Pakistan. Here’s the real threat to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • As the world obsesses over the New Delhi-Islamabad showdown, the real ticking time bomb facing the Indian leader is best represented by the shrunken figure of widow Shantabai Teral

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In November 2018, tens of thousands of farmers and labourers marched to Delhi, demanding better crop prices. Similarly, in March that year, protesting farmers from Maharashtra walked 160km to Mumbai. Photo: Team Ceritalah
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