Indian leader Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP suffers major setback in state election battle

Tuesday’s results have given a real boost to the Indian National Congress as it battles for supremacy against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the country’s state elections.
Congress can now look forward to forming governments in the former BJP domains of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, with Madhya Pradesh too close to call at the time of publication.
In Rajasthan, where Congress wrested control from incumbent Vasundhara Raje, identity politics…