Modi rules out first use of nuclear weapons

NEW DELHI — Indian prime ministerial front-runner Narendra Modi has ruled out the first use of nuclear weapons, seeking to calm concerns after his Hindu nationalist party,...

Hindu nationalists gaining strength

Hindu nationalists gaining strength

BANGALORE — India called a quarter of its 815 million voters to the polls yesterday, the biggest day of its staggered election, in areas ranging from Himalayan passes to a...

BJP, allies to win narrow majority: Latest poll

NEW DELHI — The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies are set to win a narrow majority in the world’s largest democratic election, showed the latest opinion poll yesterday.