The Indian Election and going beyond ‘the Road Shows’-a note by Sumit Roy

By Sana Shah|May 14, 2014|General|

The heat in Kolkata, West Bengal and most of India has been oppressive. This, however, has not sapped the enthusiasm of politicians and people to forge ahead with the largest election in theworld. Over 800 million have been eligible to vote with the percentage casting their vote ranging between 50-80% exceeding even the one in US Presidential elections. Indeed, the capacity of the nation to put democracy into practice has

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Indian faces a critical general election? By Gurharpal Singh

By Gurharpal Singh|April 9, 2014|General|

As the world’s largest democracy goes to the polls, the question everyone is asking is who will lead a nation of 1.2 billion after 16th May 2014. According to opinion polls, the ruling Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is unlikely to be returned to power, with Congress recording its lowest ever tally of seats in parliament. After a decade in government, under the leadership of Dr. Manmohan Singh, the UPA’s

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