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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian anti-corruption party leader to stand in national elections

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Varanasi, India Anti-corruption leader to run against Modi The leader of a fledgling Indian anti-corruption party yesterday announced plans to run against front ... and vote against a person. I am saying this time let us defeat both political parties," he said. Although analysts say there is little likelihood of Kejriwal beating Modi, challenging him ...

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    India starts biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 02:30pm by Reuters in Bangalore

    ... slowdown, high inflation and a string of graft scandals. The party has ruled India for more than 50 of its 67 years of independence. Congress has struggled in recent days with a former media adviser ... according to data released by India’s election commission on Wednesday.   ...

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    Narendra Modi's closest aide, Amit Shah, banned for inciting Muslims

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by Reuters

    ... allegedly involved in organised crime but were accused of plotting to kill Modi. Shah is out on bail awaiting trial. He denies the charges against him. The election commission applied the same ... to participate," the commission said in the statement, while asking the state administration to file a report and start criminal proceedings against Khan and Shah. Khan has made a number of provocative ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Billionaire Nandan Nilekani tells Bangalore voters he can't be bought

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Bangalore India's richest candidate for parliament strolls IT capital promising to shake up corrupt system Billionaire on the Bangalore beat He is the richest ... in India's parliament. He represents a new kind of candidate- an urban professional who rose on his own merit, not through the country's corruption-prone political system. Nilekani's is one ...

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    Corruption taints Indian athletes in Sochi

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 09:51pm by AP

    ... corruption-tainted officials from running for election The taint of corruption followed India’s Olympic athletes everywhere in Sochi. They were not allowed to enter the Olympic stadium marching under ... of corruption and it’s not a nice image for the country Shiva Keshavan But the athletes had done nothing wrong. Their administrative exile was the result of ethics violations by the Indian Olympic ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM a puppet of Sonia Gandhi, ex-aide claims in new tell-all book

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AFP

    ... in the bud by offering the finance portfolio to Pranab [Mukherjee], without even consulting him," Baru writes. He said Singh "averted his eyes from corruption" to ensure his ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    India voters start world’s biggest election

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 12:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in power for 10 years Indians began voting in the world’s biggest election today, which is set to sweep the Hindu nationalist opposition to power at a time of low growth, anger about corruption ... as “revenge [against] a government that protects and gives compensation to those who killed Hindus”. Rahul Gandhi had warned on the eve of balloting: “Wherever these people [the opposition Bharatiya ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    ‘Bachelor’ Narendra Modi finally owns up to having a wife

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... and has said because he has no children he is more likely to be a clean politician. "I've no familial ties. Who would I ever try to benefit through corruption?" he asked a recent ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    India police launch sedition probe after students cheer Pakistan team

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 06:36pm by AFP

    ... online drawings included the national parliament depicted as a huge toilet bowel in a comment against corruption. ... officials in the northern city of Meerut over celebrations following Pakistan’s win on Sunday in an Asia Cup clash. Sedition charge against Kashmiri students is an unacceptably harsh punishment ...

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    In India’s Bihar state, convicted politicians turn to wives to hold office

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:06pm by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... of the convicted politicians to have wives running as candidates. In 1997, when Prasad was involved in an infamous corruption scandal, he installed his wife, Rabri Devi, as the chief minister of Bihar. ...




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