India Insight

India’s democratic tempest

By Shashi Tharoor
March 15, 2012

By Shashi Tharoor
The opinions expressed are his own

April might be the cruellest month, but, for India’s major political parties this year, March was fairly brutal. On March 6, following an American-style “Super Tuesday” of its own, India announced the results of five state assembly elections, which confounded pollsters, surprised pundits, and shook a complacent political establishment.

Assembly Elections 2012: Results Coverage LIVE

By Reuters Staff
March 6, 2012

Live coverage of election results from Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur and Uttar Pradesh.