Calculations have shown that the basic income would be 12,000 rupees. Per year. That's the equivalent of about 150 euros, less than the official minimum wage.
Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This year’s polls witnessed a massive decline in the standard of campaigning by political parties.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy.
The prime minister's BJP is on course to score a spectacular victory in India's general election. If the lead holds, it would be the first time a party has won back-to-back majorities in Parliament since 1984.
Poverty remains a major issue in the ongoing general election in India, with political parties promising numerous schemes to eradicate it. The government says rapid economic growth will put an end to the problem by 2031.
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