Indians wait to cast their votes in Uttar Pradesh. Photo: AP

India election: a death, a bomb and voting machine malfunctions mar first day of polls

  • Country begins mammoth election process in which up to 900 million people are eligible to cast a ballot
  • At least one politician has been killed in a dispute over a state assembly vote, while Maoist rebels have been blamed for a bomb near a polling booth
Topic |   Asia elections

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Indians wait to cast their votes in Uttar Pradesh. Photo: AP
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