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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Apr

14

2014

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The Battle For Votes in Varanasi

One of the oldest cities in the world, Varanasi has become the newest battleground in India's general election.

Apr

11

2014

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Setting Up an Election in the World’s Largest Democracy

In some ways, India is now ahead of the United States in conducting elections.

Apr

11

2014

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Why is Indian Politics Dominated by Dynasties

Despite being a flourishing democracy for more than six decades, Indian politics is still very much a family business.

Apr

11

2014

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Navy War Room Leak Case: No Penalty Levied by London HC

The case involves leakage of over 7,000 pages of defence information of sensitive nature from the naval war room and air defence headquarters.

Apr

10

2014

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Asian Americans Too Busy to Vote in US

The voter turnout gap between Asian Americans and other groups narrowed among those who have not completed high school.

Apr

10

2014

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Indian Election Turns Into Battle of Bollywood

A young film star and a veteran actress are facing off for a seat in the Indian parliament, with the election being dubbed the "battle of Bollywood".

Apr

10

2014

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Why did US Send Comedians to India

A Republican Senator has questioned the utility of sending comedians to India at the expense of tax payer's money,

Apr

07

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India Refuses to Consider Khobragade Episode Closed

Foreign secretary Sujatha Singh says India has made its expectations clear to the US on the issue and hopes it will be resolved

Apr

07

2014

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India Begins World's Largest Election

Polls suggest Congress could be facing a drubbing thanks to corruption scandals and recent years of economic slowdown.

Apr

06

2014

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Is This The World's Biggest Election Loser

He has stood in every Indian parliamentary election since 1962 - and lost every one

Apr

06

2014

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When India is in International Headlines

The India elections – the biggest ever electoral exercise in history –are making headlines in the international press.

Apr

06

2014

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Devyani Khobragade Likely to Face Probe in Adarsh Scam

The Indian Foreign Service officer is likely to face a probe in connection with the Adarsh scam. Devyani owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh society in Mumbai's Colaba area.

Apr

06

2014

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Rahul Gandhi Faces Poll Disaster

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi given scent of outright victory by opinion polls on eve of India's general election

Apr

03

2014

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The Politics of Facebook

With the social media becoming an important political battleground, is Facebook affecting friendships and trying to influence our political leanings?

Apr

03

2014

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Why Leopard Attacks Have Become Election Issue in India

It is banter as usual in a small tea shop in Lauki Kala village bordering Nepal in India's Uttar Pradesh state.

Apr

02

2014

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US Embassy School in India Caught in Diplomat Row

Given the revelations about the school, Indian officials are refusing to renew teacher visas till the case is resolved.

Apr

02

2014

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Retirement of U.S. Ambassador to India Sparks Speculation

The step-down of U.S. ambassador to India Nancy Powell just weeks before the country's national elections raises questions over the state of India-U.S. relations following an embarrassing diplomatic spat that flared late last year

Apr

02

2014

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US Readies Welcome Mat, Visa for India's New Leader

We will work with whoever the people of India decide should lead their country

Mar

31

2014

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Report Strengthens Case for Future U.S. Visa for Modi

The prospect of keeping Mr. Modi out of the United States is looking dimmer and dimmer.

Mar

31

2014

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India's Social Media Election Battle

Ahead of the general elections, political parties in India are attempting to woo voters on social media for the first time.

Mar

31

2014

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Why India’s Elections Really Matter to the World

Nuclear weapons, conflict in Afghanistan, drug-resistant superbugs and the cost of wedding rings are at stake.

Mar

30

2014

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Party Time

Indian political parties with strange names

Mar

28

2014

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Why India’s Real Estate Biggies Are in Deep, Deep Trouble

Given that it's election year, economic urgency has taken a backseat compared to political compulsions.

Mar

26

2014

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Indian Elections Draw Interest in America

India’s much-talked about Parliamentary elections due in April are being increasingly viewed in the US as one of most important elections since the country's Independence.

Mar

25

2014

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100 Years On, India Confused About Its Role in WWI

History most cruelly blurred out Indians of the big picture of the war, partly because Britain downplayed their contribution.

Mar

25

2014

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Britain Follows India Down the Path of Dynastic Politics

Britain is still behind India’s impressive record of approximately 34 per cent “hereditary MPs” in the outgoing 543-member 15th Lok Sabha.

Mar

20

2014

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India’s New Breed of Politician

The transformation has begun, and irrespective of the fortunes of the Aam Aadmi Party, the golden age of a dominant species is over.

Mar

20

2014

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India’s Silence on Crimea Will Not Help Russia or the West

It looks like that the much-awaited Indian reaction on the latest developments in Crimea is not coming at all.

Mar

20

2014

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White House Stands by Vivek Murthy for Post of Surgeon General

the White House is standing by President Barack Obama's pick for surgeon general, Indian American Vivek Murthy, an ardent supporter of Obama's healthcare law.

Mar

18

2014

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Forgotten Fighters

The Indian independence veterans who want their struggle honoured

Mar

18

2014

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They’re Indian But Don’t Feel That They’re Indian

Isn’t it strange that 10 years later, when Kashmiris cheer Pakistan, we press criminal charges.

Mar

18

2014

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India Rejects MH370 Hijack Theory

India rejected suggestions that it could have been the intended target of a 9/11-style attack by the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

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