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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or the common man party, chief Arvind Kejriwal, shirt and face splattered with ink thrown at him, addresses an election campaign rally in Varanasi India. Pic: AP.

Indian anti-graft party chief punched in capital

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 11:10AM UTC Comments Off Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or the common man party, chief Arvind Kejriwal, shirt and face splattered with ink thrown at him, addresses an election campaign rally in Varanasi India. Pic: AP.

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 Aam Admi leader Arvind Kejriwal. Pic: AP.

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 Comments Off India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

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 Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, and BJP leader Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

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....

Indian anti-graft crusader Arvind Kejriwal quits Delhi government

By Sat, Feb 15, 2014 2:28PM UTC Comments Off Arvind Kejriwal, center, leader of the Aam Aadmi Party, or the Common Man's Party, looks at an auto rickshaw displaying a poster in support of his party. Pic: AP.

NEW DELHI (AP) — Anti-graft activist Arvind Kejriwal quit Friday as the top elected official in the New Delhi state government after lawmakers blocked the introduction of a bill to create a strong ombudsman in the Indian capital....

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