DW investigates the widespread practice of vote-buying in the run-up to elections in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Former Pakistani PM Sharif has been arrested after landing in Pakistan. The arrest comes as the deadliest attack in the election campaign killed 130 people, including a candidate, in southwestern Baluchistan province.
Indian PM Narendra Modi's BJP emerged as the biggest winner in the Karnataka state election, but its poll victory was marred by questions over who has the right to form the government. Vasudevan Sridharan reports.
A court in Pakistan has handed a jail term to former PM Nawaz Sharif in a Panama Papers corruption case. Some analysts say the verdict will give Pakistan's powerful military more behind-the-scenes influence on politics.
What's at stake in Pakistan's upcoming parliamentary elections? Should the West be concerned about a possible military-backed government and its impact on Afghanistan's security and South Asia's geopolitics? DW analyzes.
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