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Politicians facing outrage over their comments often say that they didn’t mean what they said to come out that way. Lately in India, they say they were joking.
Students at a Lucknow college will earn extra credit if they can get their mom and dad to vote in the Uttar Pradesh state elections this month.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seems to have set the ball rolling for granting voting rights to Non Resident Indians.
A politician asks people to vote via SMS whether they want malls in villages. ‘No way’ — comes their response.