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India: Upstart anti-corruption party heads for major win in Delhi

By Tue, Feb 10, 2015 2:25PM UTC 11 Comments

NEW DELHI (AP) — An upstart anti-corruption party is heading for an overwhelming victory in elections to install a state government in India's capital, a potentially huge blow for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party....

Indian anti-graft party chief punched in capital

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 11:10AM UTC 0 Comment

NEW DELHI (AP) — A man has punched the chief of India’s anti-corruption party twice in the face during a campaign stop in the capital, three days before the start of national elections in the world’s biggest democracy. The motive for the attack Friday on Arvind Kejriwal, the head of the Aam Admi Party, or...

India: Concern mounts over anti-corruption party’s economics

By Tue, Feb 25, 2014 12:02PM UTC 1 Comment

After a stunning victory in New Delhi elections two months ago on a platform of rooting out corruption, the shine is coming off Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Admi Party because of concerns over the party’s economic platform....

India readies for the biggest election on earth

By Mon, Feb 24, 2014 2:11PM UTC 1 Comment

In less than eight weeks, India will be in the middle of a boisterous election campaign. In another few weeks – by the end of May, India will have a new government. In a land of serial elections that take place over a number of weeks, the impending parliamentary election is truly big one....

India gears up for general elections

By Mon, Feb 17, 2014 1:29PM UTC Comments Off on India gears up for general elections

India is gearing up for its forthcoming general election. Indians usually make their vote count. Political players are on overdrive to influence the electorate. Prime ministerial candidate and Chief Minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi’s sponsored page ceaselessly appears on the sidebar of my Facebook page, though my attention was recently diverted by everybody else’s, including my own Facebook movie....