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Connected to India brings you the latest coverage of the Parliamentary elections in India from April 11 to May 23. All you need to know about NRI voting rights, overseas electors and political campaigns.

Aruna Bose June 18th 2019 Global

What Modi 2.0 means to India’s global community

The result of the 2019 Indian general elections made waves not just in India but across the world, with people all over the globe paying...

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Surprises in Modi’s new look cabinet; stocks slightly down

There were more than a few surprises in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new cabinet that was announced earlier today.


Modi takes oath as India PM for Term 2.0

Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India earlier today, marking the start of his second term. He was sworn in by Indian...


More action expected in Modi's second term

The resounding victory of the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance in India’s general elections is a welcome sign of stability in...

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Modi tsunami decimates SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh

BJP's victory march is continuing in Uttar Pradesh which sends the maximum number of MPs to the Parliament. BJP is leading in 62 seats...


Election results Live: Phir ek baar Modi Sarkaar

With just over half the votes counted, The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies are already looking set for a second term in charge...


Congress NRI campaign bus to tour Punjab, Haryana prior to polls

Acknowledging the importance of NRIs in the upcoming election and the political influence they exert, the Indian National Congress has come...


India's democracy is underrated: Here is why?

The data is simply staggering: 8,251 candidates from 464 parties wooing 900 Million voters (83 million first-time voters) for 545 seats in...

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NRIs descend in Gujarat to campaign for Modi

A week to go for elections in Gujarat, and Gujarati NRIs from all over the world are jet set to start campaigning for Prime Minister...


Will set up institutional mechanism for diaspora if voted to power: BJP Manifesto

Unveiling an exclusive to-do list on the foreign policy front, Bharatiya Janata Party has promised to set up an institutional mechanism to...


WhatsApp launches 'tipline' to counter fake news

To counter circulation of fake news in the time of elections in India scheduled to start from April 11, WhatsApp has launched a 'tipline'...


Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Facebook launches ‘Candidate Connect’ feature

With just a few weeks to go for Lok Sabha elections 2019, social media major Facebook has launched a feature 'Candidate Connect' through...


Kejriwal promises to build ‘ten Singapore’ in Delhi if granted full statehood

The poll season has finally arrived in India and campaigning is in full swing. Tall promises are being made to woo the electorate. Delhi...


Candidates offering free air ticket to NRI for voting to face disqualification: EC

Any candidate canvassing for votes overseas found luring NRI voters with a free air ticket to cast his vote may lose his candidature or just...


Over 90 per cent of overseas electors from Kerala, Punjab engaging over 40,000 volunteers as guides for NRIs, first-time voters

Taking stock of over 70,000 registered overseas electors for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, over 90 per cent are from the Indian state of...


Probe fake news about online NRI voting: Goa EC to cops

The Goa state election authority yesterday directed the police to probe fake news circulating on social media, which claims overseas voters...


Lok Sabha elections 2019 in seven phases; find out when your constituency goes to the polls

With overseas electors in a separate category and multiple political parties competing with each other in wooing NRIs across the world, the...


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