Looking down? A supporter of the Indian National Congress party. Photo: Bloomberg

Indian election: cow vigilantes, GST, job losses. Voters should have the Modi blues ... so why is Gandhi’s Congress set to fail?

  • Religious violence, an unpopular tax, disappearing jobs. India’s voters have plenty to judge Prime Minister Narendra Modi on come election time
  • So why is the opposition Congress – led by a Gandhi – struggling to make anything stick?
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Looking down? A supporter of the Indian National Congress party. Photo: Bloomberg
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in Shillong, Meghalaya state. Photo: EPA-EFE

India election: Modi, Gandhi and the Chinese dragon in the room

  • A week out from the polls, Pakistan is dominating the election spotlight as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party attempts to ride on nationalist sentiments
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in Shillong, Meghalaya state. Photo: EPA-EFE
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