• 900 million have decided

    India's general election, which began on April 11, will soon be over, as results will be announced on May 23. Voters will have decided whether to renew their faith in nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking a second term.
    After five and a half weeks of polling across seven phases, campaigning has ended in what is the world's largest exercise in democracy, with about 900 million people eligible to cast a ballot.
VARANASI, INDIA - APRIL 24:  BJP leader Narendra Modi waves to supporters as he rides in an open truck on his way to filing his nomination papers on April 24, 2014 in Varanasi, India. India is in the midst of a nine phase election that began on April 7 and ends May 12.  (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)