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India election

India elections to begin April, as resurgent Modi faces Gandhi heir

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and main opposition Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- India is set to hold general elections from April 11 to May 19 in seven phases, with all votes to be counted on May 23, the country's election commission announced on Sunday.

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