Modi's ruling BJP concedes defeat in crucial Bihar election

/ Nov 8, 2015

Modi's ruling BJP concedes defeat in crucial Bihar election

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party conceded defeat Sunday in a crucial election in one of India's most populous states. By midday, India's election commission website showed that a self-proclaimed "grand alliance" of parties opposed to Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party had won 78 ...

May 19, 2014

Hope beats fear in India election

While the prospect of a strong Indian government led by Narendra Modi appeals to those who decry the horse-trading that has sapped the energy of previous Delhi governments, others worry that Modi could prove to be a Hindu nationalist who ratchets up tensions in ...

/ Mar 16, 2014

Singh: missing for a decade

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It would be interesting to know just what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh — in office for a decade but rarely in power during that time — thinks the job requires beyond being a sycophant toward the first family.