For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursday’s defeat.

The size of Modi’s victory was unexpected, surpassing his party’s winning performance in 2014.

Narendra Modi is seeking reelection in the world's largest democratic exercise.


An Indian candidate called Mahatma Gandhi’s killer a patriot. Modi must drop her now.

The candidate, Pragya Singh Thakur, is also a terrorism suspect.

You know India’s democracy is broken when millions wait for election results in fear

If Indians allow themselves to be blinded by hate of Muslims, our democracy will cease to exist.

Modi’s reelection would shape India’s future. Why is he stuck in the past?

There is a method to the madness.

While bitter political divisions are all too familiar in the United States, they are relatively new in India, the world’s largest democracy.

Official results are to be released Thursday, but the surveys suggest the prime minister will remain in power.

Gandhi is attempting, against the odds, to become the fourth member of his family to serve as prime minister.

A parliamentary candidate from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party made the incendiary remark just days before the multiphase national elections wrapped up.

Farmers have struggled under the Modi government and could hold the key to his future.

Muslims contend with assertive Hindu identity and fear of violence in India’s “Millennium City.” 

Indian election rules mandate that no voter should have to travel more than 1.24 miles to cast a ballot.

Follow and discuss the Indian election with The Post's Joanna Slater and Niha Masih.

Military and civilian leaders in Pakistan say they are working to rein in anti-India militants.

Polarizing and charismatic, the prime minister appeals to national pride amid economic challenges.

Each Indian political party has a distinctive symbol — and the symbols themselves have become a feature of Indian democracy.

The move comes amid growing concern about the spread of false information on social media.

With 900 million eligible voters, India’s election is a gargantuan undertaking and will be held in seven phases, ending on May 19.

India’s prime minister is seeking reelection and the conflict may boost his chances of returning to power.