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Voter Discontent

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World

With democracy under threat in Narendra Modi’s India, how free and fair will this year’s election be?

      By Priya Chacko, University of Adelaide   India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, is favoured to win reelection when India’s 970 million voters start heading to the polls on April 19 in the country’s massive, six-week general election. Modi, who has been prime minister since 2014, has benefited from a divided opposition, glowing mainstream media coverage and high economic growth rates. However, recent polling indicates significant voter discontent […]

todayApril 16, 2024 14

World

South Korea exit polls show opposition parties increase majority

South Koreans are heading to the polls to elect a new parliament.  Experts consider the election to be a litmus test on the leadership of President Yoon Suk Yeol. Al Jazeera reports that the main opposition Democratic Party and its affiliated parties are expected to strengthen their control by securing around 197 seats in the 300-seat single-chamber legislature, according to a collective exit poll conducted by three prominent TV networks. […]

todayApril 10, 2024 11

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