May

19

2014

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West Starts Awkward Embrace of India's Triumphant Modi

Narendra Modi's crushing victory in India's elections presents an awkward task for Western powers who shunned the Hindu nationalist leader for years.

May

16

2014

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Opposition BJP Heads For Landslide Win

The opposition Hindu nationalist BJP party has called its predicted landslide win in the Indian election a "people's victory".

May

16

2014

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Congress Admits India Poll Defeat

Indian stocks have rallied to a record after early vote counting showed opposition leader Narenda Modi to be leading the election polls.

May

15

2014

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Are India's Exit Polls Telling the Truth?

All the polls projected the BJP to win more than 200 seats - between 210 and 291- beating its previous high of 182 seats in the 1998 and 1999 elections.

May

15

2014

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Just Married. At 88, ND Tiwari is a Bridegroom

Congress leader ND Tiwari has married Ujjwala Sharma, the woman whose son he recently accepted as his own after a lengthy lawsuit.

May

14

2014

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How will NOTA Affect India Poll Result

While most of the attention in India's election has been focused on the fates of the major political parties and their leaders, for those voters who are fed up with them, a new candidate emerged - Nota.

May

14

2014

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Indian Journalists Virtually Expelled From Pakistan

The two Indian journalists posted to Pakistan have been virtually expelled by the Pakistan government without assigning any reasons.

May

14

2014

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Narendra Modi Rose While India Sank

Outcome of quiet trauma of a decade when the Indian dream was junked.

May

14

2014

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Washington Uneasy With India’s Expected New Leader

Officials have said whoever is elected India’s next leader would be welcome to the U.S., leaving little doubt that if Modi becomes prime minister, he could visit Washington.

May

13

2014

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Indian Elections Divide Bollywood

This year’s national election in India, which wraps up this week, has divided Bollywood along political lines more sharply than any other race in years.

May

13

2014

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Ab Ki Baar Modi Sarkaar? America Tayyar

President Obama set the tone for continuity in US-India ties, saying he looks forward to the formation of a new government once election results are (formally) announced and to working closely with India's next administration.

May

12

2014

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Uncle Sam V Uncle Shyam

Being a celeb in Politics is no guarantee on transporting the voting public to a never-neverland-of-happy-ever-after.

May

12

2014

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How Indian Voters Get Inked

Indian Factory Protects Against Vote Fraud With Top Secret Ink Recipe

May

12

2014

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Political Battle For India's City of Faith

Mr Modi, the BJP's candidate for the ancient city, is pushing the right buttons.

May

08

2014

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Obama's Three New Indian-Americans Advisers Sworn In

Three Indian-Americans along with 11 others have been sworn in as members of a presidential commission

May

07

2014

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The Making of Narendra Modi

Flanked by grim-looking security guards, Narendra Modi walks up briskly to the podium, tosses a glance at local party leaders waiting in the oppressive heat, and launches into his speech.

May

06

2014

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Last Campaign for India's Oldest Candidate

Ram Sundar Das is one of India's oldest candidates in the ongoing general election.

May

05

2014

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The Moment and the Modi

In a political milieu reeking of opportunism and corruption, Modi is refreshingly (relatively of course) clean and incorruptible.

May

03

2014

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Reverse Alphonso Ban or Face WTO Action

European trading bloc has suspended the import of alphonso mangoes, eggplants, the taro plant, bitter gourd and snake gourd from India

May

03

2014

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Go to India Advice Offends Indians

The Indian community has reacted with outrage at a comment made by an African National Congress leader, himself of Indian descent, that members of the race group who are constantly whining about the government should "go to India".

May

02

2014

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Controversy Over Modi's Interview

Media in India are discussing a political controversy over a TV interview given by the main opposition BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

May

02

2014

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India Talks Tough, Won't Take Part in US Trade Probe

The governemnt said it will not participate in any unilateral investigation under foreign laws.

May

02

2014

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India-US Solar Dispute Heats Up

Indian PV manufacturers have ratcheted up their call for anti-dumping duties on US solar equipment

May

02

2014

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Stop Whining, Go Back to India

Only a foolish Indian in SA will not engage the majority constructively."

Apr

30

2014

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Indian Election Getting More Attention in the US Than Ever

India's General Election is getting more attention in the US than ever before, a former top American diplomat who played a key role in revival of Indo-US ties after India's 1998 nuclear tests, has said.

Apr

28

2014

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India's Colourful Election Slogans

It is humour that is driving much of the conversation on social media platforms with users finding lines to rhyme with the slogan.

Apr

28

2014

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How India's Iconic Gandhi Cap Has Changed Sides

The iconic Gandhi cap has changed sides from the Congress to the new anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party

Apr

27

2014

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The Conspiracies to Have You Vote

Is it sensible for those handling your brand to accuse your customers and prospective buyers of being venal?

Apr

27

2014

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Political Showtime

While the public remain amused about stars entering politics, party leaders continue to energetically woo them hoping that their star-power translates into votes.

Apr

25

2014

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How India is Split Over BJP's Narendra Modi

India's marathon general election appears to have split the country politically into two halves

Apr

25

2014

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Barack Obama Names Three Indian-Americans to Advisory Body

President Barack Obama plans to name fourteen individuals, including three Indian-Americans, to a commission charged with working to improve the quality of life of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Apr

24

2014

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The Shocking Link Between Politics and Electricity in India

The research focused on state elections in Uttar Pradesh—the country's largest state—and found that power losses increased by three percentage points just before the polls.

Apr

23

2014

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Narendra Modi Joins Selfie Movement

Mr. Modi is one of India’s most tech-savvy politicians. He was among the first Indian politicians to join Twitter and has 3.79 million followers.

Apr

23

2014

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Indian Expats Enter the Electoral Fray

Thousands of Indians have given up comfortable lives overseas and returned home to act as party volunteers or even stand as candidates in the country's parliamentary elections

Apr

23

2014

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Modi Gets a Bollywood Boost

In Indian politics, star power matters as much as manifestos — if not more.

Apr

23

2014

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Mr. Modi’s Abandoned Wife Joins an Alarming Trend in Indian Politics

The sudden media glare on Mr. Modi’s wife, Jashodaben Chimanlal, has uncovered some odd currents in the way Indians think about marriage and public life

Apr

22

2014

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India’s Ultimate Bromance Goes Public on Twitter

Modi’s secret admiration for Bhagat, on the other hand, leaked through in more subtle ways, signaled in form not content.

Apr

19

2014

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Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme

Mr. Chatwal pleaded guilty in Federal District Court in Brooklyn to skirting federal campaign contribution laws and witness tampering,

Apr

18

2014

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Sant Chatwal Cops a Plea on Campaign Fraud

“Without that (money) nobody will even talk to you. When they are in need of money, the money you give, then they are always for you. That’s the only way to buy them.”

Apr

18

2014

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Sant Chatwal Pleads Guilty to Campaign Contribution Scam

Sant Singh Chatwal, 70, masterminded a scam to raise more than $180,000 for Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid and a Florida congressman.

Apr

16

2014

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Detrimental For USA To Look To Punish India

It would be detrimental for the US to look to punish India for policymaking decisions at a time when the world's largest democracy is electing a new government

Apr

16

2014

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US-India Relations: Business That Goes Beyond The Roadblocks

US-India relations are passing through a challenging phase, but we should not lose sight of the big picture.

Apr

15

2014

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Expatriate Indians Return Home to Have Their Say

This is the first parliamentary election in which Indian expatriates,can vote in their home country, as part of an amendment to a voting law passed in 2010.

Apr

15

2014

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As India Votes, Muslims Worry

India’s Muslims worried about controversial Hindu leader as national elections begin.

Apr

14

2014

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Registered NRI Voters Overseas Will Have to Wait

Election Commission faced statutory and logistic impediments in extending overseas voting facilities to them.

Apr

14

2014

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One-Man Tea Party

The Modi campaign is a copycatting of US right-wing tactics

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