Day: May 23, 2019

Politics this week

Early results from India’s election, which was carried out in seven stages from mid-April, showed that the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Narendra Modi would remain in power. During the campaign, Mr Modi had stressed Hindu nationalism more than economic development. See article.Pollsters swooned after Australia’s centre-right Liberal Party narrowly won another term in office…

Britons Cease to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Need

ImagePrime Minister Theresa May and her husband, Phillip, on Thursday at a polling station in Maidenhead. Her leadership has been consumed by the Brexit issue.CreditCreditNeil Hall/EPA, via ShutterstockLONDON — There was an odd feeling in the air Thursday, almost one of suspended animation, as Britons voted in elections for a European Parliament that Britain was…