from India Insight:

Modi, Kejriwal become latest video game characters as developers focus on elections

October 4, 2013

Politicians are becoming the Super Mario Brothers equivalent for Indian video gamers as 2014 election fever starts to settle over the country.

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Narendra Modi follows his roadmap to Delhi

February 6, 2013

The Narendra Modi charm offensive showed up in full force in India's capital on Wednesday. Modi, the main opposition party's likely prime ministerial candidate gave a speech on progress and development at one of Delhi's premier colleges, the youthful audience greeted the 62-year-old politician with gusto, news outlets called his speech a "roadmap for India," protesters showed up en masse and Twitter went bananas.

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Voting via SMS in the election: reality or fantasy?

April 14, 2009

A politician asks people to vote via SMS whether they want malls in villages. 'No way' -- comes their response. 

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Does youth trump experience in the Lok Sabha stakes?

March 30, 2009

Indian political parties and leaders are courting young voters for the upcoming general elections and the age of political leaders like L.K. Advani and Rahul Gandhi is being made into an electoral issue.

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How thin a line between Church and State?

March 27, 2009

Catholic churchgoers in Kerala will soon receive, in addition to the communion, an appeal to not vote for atheists.

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Are frequent elections a waste of time and money?

March 6, 2009

The general elections in India, due shortly, may not throw up a clear winner.

This could mean weeks or even months of political uncertainty as parties negotiate for power.