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Voting Begins in World's Most Colorful Elections in India

Gunjan Bagla | Posted 06.07.2014 | World
Gunjan Bagla

Keen India watchers know that the 2014 elections are likely to be India's most influential in three decades.

Why India's Next Prime Minister Will Be a Woman

Sunil Sharan | Posted 09.16.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

Disillusionment with the ruling Congress is widespread. Its leadership too seems resigned to not regaining power. All it wants to do is thwart Modi from winning.

The Past Meets The Future In Overlooked Lucknow

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 11.10.2012 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Majestic Islamic gates announce entry into another world of small lanes and decaying palaces. The Bara Imambara is an architecturally ambitious tomb of a Shiite man that incorporates a mosque and gardens.

India Shining? Not Quite.

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

The world's largest middle class remained largely apathetic with the poorest of the poor voting with greater gusto.

Garbled Messages, Fragmented Mandate

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

The emergence of a third force in Indian politics (a combine of Leftist parties and their socialist colleagues) reflects a fragmented polity with the absence of a central message.

Indian Elections: World's Biggest Democracy Heads To The Polls

The Independent | Andrew Buncombe in Ibrahimpatnam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

First came the sound of film music, muffled by the ridge of the hill. Then a convoy appeared around a bend in the road. At once, thousands of people e...

India Election: Nation Prepares For Largest Election Process In The World (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The nation of India and its 1.2 billion residents will start heading to the polls on Thursday to elect their new prime minister and members of Parliam...