Gulf Times - Gujarat-elections
Indians vote in first stage of election seen as acid test for Modi

Indians vote in first stage of election seen as acid test for Modi

Tens of thousands of Indians voted in the first stage of assembly elections in the western state of Gujarat on Saturday, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces his toughest electoral test since coming to power with a landslide victory in 2014.

Modi fights to protect home base in election

Modi fights to protect home base in election

The election for a new legislature in the western state of Gujarat this weekend is turning out to be a greater challenge for Modi than anticipated, the polls show.

South Korea to review safety of budget airlines

South Korea to review safety of budget airlines

South Korea's transport ministry will carry out a safety review of all the country's low-cost airlines, after an aircraft was forced to make an emergency return after takeoff from the Philippines.