India’s Elections: Religious Nationalism and the Future of Democracy

(via The Economist)

Elections in India: Carnival of democracy (via The Economist)

LET the contest begin. On March 5th India’s electoral commission, at last, set the dates for the largest democratic exercise on Earth. By mid-May, India should have a new government. From April 7th until May 12th, across nine different phases of voting…

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related video added by Juan Cole:

ZeeTV: Secular Rahul Gandhi versus Religious Right Narendra Modi