India's Narendra Modi's ruling party concedes defeat in crucial Bihar state elections

November 8, 2015 6:45 AM

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PATNA, India – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party has conceded defeat in a crucial election in one of India's most populous states.

By late Sunday morning India's election commission website showed that an alliance of three parties opposed to Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party was leading in more than 140 seats of the state's 243-seat legislature.

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