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Mayank Bhardwaj

Backstory: India's giant Modi wave - why we didn't see it coming

03 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Backstory is a series of reports showing how Reuters journalists work and the standards under which they operate)

'Khan Market Gang': Modi mocks his elite adversaries

31 May 2019

NEW DELHI A tatty shopping centre originally built to house refugees in the heart of New Delhi has become a handy symbol for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his supporters to rub salt in the wounds of their opponents, who just got a drubbing in India's general election.

Rahul Gandhi's shock loss of family seat in election no surprise to voters

25 May 2019

AMETHI, India For many outsiders, Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi losing the seat his family has held for decades was the biggest shock of India's election, which was won, as expected, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance.

Many Indian farmers voted for Modi the strongman, but now hope he tackles their woes

24 May 2019

MANDSAUR/NAGPUR/AYODHYA, India Many farmers in three big states in the Indian heartland voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his strong record on national security, but they expect him to address their problems of weak incomes and heavy debt in his second term.

Let Hindus build their temple at razed mosque site, some Indian Muslims say

23 May 2019

AYODHYA, India A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to concede the demand for a Hindu temple at the site of a razed mosque.

Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

23 May 2019

NEW DELHI/AYODHYA Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security. | Video

Let Hindus build their temple at razed mosque site, some Indian Muslims say

23 May 2019

AYODHYA, India A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to concede the demand for a Hindu temple at the site of a razed mosque.

Let Hindus build their temple at razed mosque site in Ayodhya, some Indian Muslims say

23 May 2019

AYODHYA, India A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to concede the demand for a Hindu temple at the site of a razed mosque.

India antitrust probe finds Monsanto abused dominant position: sources

22 May 2019

NEW DELHI A probe by the investigations unit of India's antitrust body has found that Monsanto abused its dominant position as a supplier of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds in the country, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

India's monsoon to arrive late, deliver less rain: Skymet

14 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's monsoon rains will arrive on its southern coast on June 4 and deliver less rain than average this year, a private weather forecaster said on Tuesday, lowering prospects of higher farm and economic growth in the $2.6 trillion economy.

World News

"Sea of black" Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.