India Insight

Not funny – jokes Indian politicians crack

March 27, 2014

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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.

Parents to get top marks for voting in UP

February 20, 2012

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.

Should NRIs get voting rights?

January 10, 2010

USA-INDIA/Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seems to have set the ball rolling for granting voting rights to Non Resident Indians.

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.