KOLKATA, India — Voting in India’s mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party and its allies. Vote counting begins on Thursday, and the election result will likely […]
“Modi went from Banaras to Maghar, moving around the world, going to the temple, mosque and tomb, but Ayodhya does not know what is so stupid?” A gentleman, in a sanyasis, who was reading the newspaper at the tea shop in Ayodhya, said this with great disappointment and complaining during the conversation. We were returning […]
Varanasi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination from Varanasi in Eastern Uttar Pradesh – the Parliamentary constituency he won in the 2014 general election. The PM filed the nomination papers in the presence of top NDA allies like Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Siromani Akali Dal chief Prakash Singh Badal, Lak JanShakti Party leader […]
Riding a wave of popularity from a recent face-off with Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched his party’s general electioncampaign with the promise of a “new India”. The 68-year-old pledged economic growth and a prosperous society for all at three rallies in northern India, attended by tens of thousands of supporters, on Thursday. “This country has seen […]
Public crematory ceremony in Varanasi, the spiritual capital of India, at the banks of the Ganges river. Varanasi is regarded as one of the oldest populated cities and is an amazing city for cultural curious geeks.