Modi’s party loses key state election amid pandemic vote; India sees record deaths

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held several massive campaign rallies in the past month attended by tens of thousands of people in the eastern state of West Bengal, where his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party, or the BJP, was in a close race with an opposition party led by a woman. Modi and his powerful deputy, Amit Shah, addressed more than 50 rallies in Bengal, according to NDTV.

Source: WP