• 900 million have decided

    India's general election, which began on April 11, will soon be over, as results will be announced on May 23. Voters will have decided whether to renew their faith in nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking a second term.
    After five and a half weeks of polling across seven phases, campaigning has ended in what is the world's largest exercise in democracy, with about 900 million people eligible to cast a ballot.