"I congratulate Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party for their resounding success in India's election an election that was, by itself, a powerful and inspiring demonstration of the vibrancy of the world's largest democracy," McCain said.
McCain, the Republican presidential candidate in the 2004 elections, said, "the successful rise of India as a prosperous nation and a democratic great power is fundamentally in America's national interest. I look forward to working with Mr Modi and his government to revitalize and expand the immense promise of the US-India strategic partnership."
Meanwhile, the popular Time magazine also lauded Modi on his spectacular win in the elections.
"Narendra Modi won India's national elections by a virtually unprecedented parliamentary super-majority, routing the ruling Congress Party," it said.