Indian Congress Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi
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Congress admits India poll defeat

India's governing Congress party has admitted defeat as early election results give a strong lead to the main opposition BJP.

India's governing Congress party has admitted defeat as early election results give a strong lead to the main opposition BJP.

Early indications suggest the BJP alliance, led by Narendra Modi, is on course for an absolute majority.

His opponent Rahul Gandhi may struggle to even maintain his seat.

Divya Arya reports.

  • 16 May
  • From the section Asia