25 world newspaper front pages with Narendra Modi and BJP’s victory headlines

The elections in the world’s largest democracy (that is also a prominent emerging economy) is obviously an item of importance in the world media. Here’s a snapshot of how newspapers around the world covered the news of Narendra Modi and BJP’s emphatic victory in the elections to the 16th Lok Sabha.

Modi might have won these elections promising development and making a deliberate shift away from BJP’s Hindutva politics, but he is still identified as a Hindu nationalist in many of the headlines and news reports.

New York Times, New York, USA

New York Times, New York, USA

Wall Street Journal, New York, USA

Wall Street Journal, New York, USA

Dawn, Karachi, Pakistan

Dawn, Karachi, Pakistan

The Independent, Dhaa, Bangladesh

The Independent, Dhaa, Bangladesh

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt, Germany

Lidove Noviny, Prague, Czech Republic

Lidove Noviny, Prague, Czech Republic

de Volkskrant, Amsterdam, Netherlands

de Volkskrant, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Buenos Aires Herald, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires Herald, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon

The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon

Gazeta do Povo, Curitiba, Brazil

Gazeta do Povo, Curitiba, Brazil

Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

El Mercurio, Santiago, Chile

El Mercurio, Santiago, Chile

Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Arab Times, Shuwaikh, Kuwait

Arab Times, Shuwaikh, Kuwait

Borneo Bulletin, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Borneo Bulletin, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Gulf News, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Gulf News, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Kuwait Times, Kuwait

Kuwait Times, Kuwait

La Stampa, Torino, Italy

La Stampa, Torino, Italy

Le Matinal, Port Louis, Mauritius

Le Matinal, Port Louis, Mauritius

Star, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Star, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Australian Financial Review, Sydney, Australia

The Australian Financial Review, Sydney, Australia

The Himalayan Times, Kathmandu, Nepal

The Himalayan Times, Kathmandu, Nepal

The National, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The National, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Straits Times, Singapore

The Straits Times, Singapore

Virgin Islands Daily News, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Daily News, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands