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PM Modi and His Hindu Nationalist BJP Declare Landslide Victory in India

Indian Prime Minister Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed a landslide victory Thursday in the gargantuan six-week general elections, cementing the Hindu nationalist leader as the most powerful politician in decades in the most populous democracy in the world.

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India: Video Surfaces Claiming to Show Soldier ‘Manhandling’ Anti-Modi Voter

A video disseminated this week by the former chief minister of the disputed New Delhi-administered Kashmir region purportedly shows an Indian Border Security Force (BSF) commander manhandling a local man for refusing to cast a vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Indian election parties hit by TV and funding clampdown

India’s Election Commission Bans Modi Biopic During Election

The Election Commission of India issued a ruling on Wednesday banning a biography film about incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the duration of the election, which begins on Thursday and will last through May 19. A complaint was filed alleging the film was intended to “manipulate, influence, and impress viewers and voters.”

India bans Modi film until after mega-election

World View: Furor in India over Muslim/Christian Conversions to Hinduism

This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com US suspected in massive North Korea internet outage UN Security Council discusses North Korean human rights crimes Furor in India over Muslim/Christian conversions to Hindu US suspected in massive North Korea internet outage Kim

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