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India Elections 2014

India's New Parliamentarians Are Rich And In Trouble With The Law

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

India's 2014 election was record-breaking. It was the largest democratic vote the world has ever seen and Narendra Modi won the greatest electoral vic...

Regional Integration: A Foreign Policy Priority for Narendra Modi

Bharath Gopalaswamy | Posted 07.22.2014 | World
Bharath Gopalaswamy

As Modi recently said in Ahmedabad, "The only solution to every problem is development. Without that India's destiny will not change." The road to achieving this objective lies through peace and stability in India's immediate neighborhood.

5 Reasons Why Narendra Modi Leading India Is So Controversial

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.16.2014 | World

As the world's largest-ever democratic vote wrapped up on Monday, a controversial politician is poised to take the reins of power, after exit polls sh...

India's Modi on His Best Behavior: Can We Trust Him?

Mike Ghouse | Posted 07.09.2014 | World
Mike Ghouse

Mr. Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate in India's national elections, has finally gathered the courage to deliver one of his best policy statements in an interview published on NDTV on April 22.

India: Frightening Questions, Terrifying Answers

Pranay Gupte | Posted 06.10.2014 | World
Pranay Gupte

The rhetoric of this election and the concomitant actions of extremist political players point to the emergence of a less tolerant India. Does change in governance have to mean the exclusion from the social compact of those whose beliefs do not resonate with those of a shrill and increasingly violent majority?

Dance of Democracy

Anil Dharker | Posted 06.01.2014 | World
Anil Dharker

It has been described by one newspaper as the "dance of democracy," and by another as "Mahabharata," after the Indian epic that tells the story of an ancient war between two warring dynasties. Whatever you might call it -- Hillary Clinton called it "the global gold standard" -- India's elections are here.