Across 12 countries, a median of 40% of adults say they have no confidence in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do the right thing regarding world affairs, while a median of 37% say they have at least some confidence. About eight-in-ten Indians (79%) have a favorable view of Modi, including a 55% majority with a very favorable view.
In India, Hindu support for Modi’s party varies by region and is tied to beliefs about diet and language
Hindus were the religious group most likely to say they voted for the BJP in India’s most recent parliamentary election.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Most Indians are satisfied with their country's direction and the economic prospects of the next generation despite dissatisfaction over issues including unemployment and the efficacy of elections.
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Most Indians hold a favorable opinion of Narendra Modi, and many are content with the state of the economy and the country's direction. The public is also satisfied with the way their democracy is working.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is riding a wave of public good feeling about the way things are going in India, the state of the domestic economy and his own stewardship of the country.
Two years into his term as prime minister, Indians’ fervor for Narendra Modi continues and optimism about India’s direction and economy is on the rise.
The Indian public sees Prime Minister Narendra Modi favorably and India's role in the world expanding, but there is a growing partisan divide on Modi's record.