India’s acrimonious election comes to an end

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Voting in one of India‘s most acrimonious elections in decades entered its final day on May 19 as Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrambled to hang on to his overall majority.

  • VARANSI, India – Agence France Presse
  • Hurriyet

Polls close at 6:00 pm (1230 GMT) in the seventh and final round of voting, ending the world’s biggest election with 900 million eligible voters from Goa’s beaches to Mumbai’s slums and…

Long queues formed outside polling stations in eight northern states electing the final 59 candidates to India‘s 543-seat lower house.

Heavy security was imposed in West Bengal…

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