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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Mar

17

2014

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Indian Diplomat Re-indicted in US

A US grand jury has re-indicted an Indian diplomat whose arrest strained US-India relations.

Mar

14

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Narendra Modi, India’s Favourite Son, Needs a Voice

Indians are entitled to know how Modi plans to fulfill his big promises

Mar

13

2014

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How India Is Helping in Hunt for Missing MH370

India joins 10 other nations in the search for the missing MH370 jet including China, the U.S. and Vietnam.

Mar

13

2014

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India PM Candidate Narendra Modi's Tea Party

Indian election campaigns are lively, colourful affairs which many believe best capture the essence of its democracy.

Mar

13

2014

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US Judge Dismisses Charges in Devyani Khobragade Case

An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search spurred an international flap had the case against her dismissed by a federal judge

Mar

12

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Malaysia Seeks India’s Help in Search For Missing Plane

Search for flight MH370 expands to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea

Mar

11

2014

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Pentagon Urged to Allow Sikhs Leeway in Military Attire

Lawmakers urged the Pentagon on Monday to lift a virtual ban on Sikhs serving in the US armed forces.

Mar

10

2014

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India, US Break Ice But Differences Persist

India strongly feels that the White House has been both inconsistent and indifferent to Delhi’s interests.

Mar

10

2014

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Kejriwal's Off-record Interview Leaks

a video showing AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal asking a TV news anchor to emphasise certain sections of his interview went viral on YouTube

Mar

10

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97% of 12,000 New NRI Voters From Kerala

For the first time, non-resident Indians will be voting in the general elections.

Mar

06

2014

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Being a Transgender Voter in India

A recent change in Indian government policy that gives voters another choice apart from the two genders traditionally mentioned on most official forms

Mar

06

2014

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Delhi Just a Stepping Stone for Arvind Kejriwal?

The only surprise about Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as Delhi's chief minister would have been if he hadn't gone.

Mar

06

2014

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India Names General Election Dates

India’s general election will take place in nine phases in April and May, the Election Commission has announced.

Mar

06

2014

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Violence by AAP in Delhi, UP Cities

I am sorry for the mistakes committed by AAP workers. They should not have resorted to violence on my detention.

Mar

05

2014

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India's 29th State Telangana Will Be Born on June 2

Government sources said the home ministry will fix June 2 as the date on which the division of Andhra Pradesh would come into force.

Mar

04

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Indo-US Ties Hit Low

As Indo-US relations determinedly head south with New Delhi fighting back trade and business onslaught, senior US official Nisha Desai Biswal is set to make an overdue visit to the Indian capital this week to talk up ties.

Mar

04

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Republicans Reach Out to Indian-Americans

The Republican Party wants the support of all Indian-Americans as well as other minorities such as African-Americans and Hispanics.

Mar

04

2014

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India is an Essential Partner in America’s Broader Engagement With Asia

at this strategic moment, the opportunity for the US and India to work together to improve lives in both our countries and the world has never been more important.

Mar

03

2014

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TCS, Wipro Spend $510,000 on US Lobbying in 2013

Interestingly, Infosys which has faced many visa-related issues in the US, did not feature in the list of the top spenders on lobbying.

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