After a terrorist attack killed 44 soldiers in Kashmir, Modi seized the opportunity to portray himself as India’s Chowkidar, or “Guardian.”
As the Narendra Modi-led BJP looks unstoppable in its victory, we ask around to see what people have to say.
His re-election is said to be even more historic than his right-wing party’s landslide victory during the 2014 elections, because it's the first time a non-Congress prime minister has returned to power.
Reeling from the consequences of rampant alcoholism among men in rural areas, many women in the south Indian state of Karnataka are protesting using their vote.
"I earn my livelihood through begging and sex work. Who will give me an income certificate?"
Gopal Mani Maharaj—an independent candidate contesting for elections—thinks problems like terrorism, violence in Kashmir and the Ayodhya issue can be solved simply by being nicer to cows.
“In terms of potential, the Indian elections are probably the ripest target for disinformation this year.”
The Pyramid Party is out to make all 1.3 billion people in India more enlightened.
As 45 million new, young voters prepare to exercise their right, VICE speaks to some of them about how they feel—from their biggest concerns to the impact of social media on their opinions.
Welcome to the dark side.
The Congress Party, it turns out, lost badly amid wide dissatisfaction with the country’s infrastructural development.