PM Modi’s party wins resounding victory in main stronghold

New Delhi, Dec 8 (EFE).- Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist BJP party closed the year with a resounding victory Thursday in regional elections in the prime minister’s native state of Gujarat in western India, a BJP stronghold for the past three decades. The BJP won or was leading in 156 seats (two of them have yet … Read more

Cheetahs back in India seven decades after extinction

New Delhi, Sep 17 (EFE).- Eight cheetahs arrived in India from Namibia on Saturday, seven decades after the giant cats became extinct in the South Asian country. The coalition flew from the African country in a chartered cargo flight to Gwalior in central India. Their reintroduction is part of India’s ambitious and contentious strategy to … Read more