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55 Images Of The Biggest Election The World Has Ever Seen

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814 million eligible voters. 28 states. 543 constituencies. 1,600+ political parties. 930,000 polling stations. 1.4 million voting machines. $600 million. This is a glimpse of India’s general elections — the world&8217;s largest democratic exercise. 1. Kathua village, Jammu and Kashmir View this image › AP Photo/Channi Anand Krishno Devi, 80, displays the indelible ink mark […]

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12 Things You Need To Know About Narendra Modi, India’s New Prime Minister

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The controversial new leader of the world’s largest democracy was selected by a landslide in the biggest elections of all time. Update – May 26: #Narendra Modi has taken an oath as India&8217;s 15th PM, and has officially been sworn in to office. Update — May 26: Narendra Modi has officially been sworn in as […]

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A Man In Goa Might Be Arrested For Criticizing The Prime Minister On Facebook

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Devu Chodankar’s now deleted post said that electing #Narendra Modi would present #India with an “imminent threat of Holocaust.” View this image › Via facebook.com An Indian man faces the prospect of arrest after posting a status on his #Facebook page, criticizing India&8217;s newly elected Prime Minister. In March of this year, prior to India&8217;s […]

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A Major Political Party Is Spamming Thousands On Twitter Before The Biggest Day Of Indian Elections

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The #BJP, the party likely to win the Indian elections, is #spamming everyone on #Twitter with pleas to vote for #Narendra Modi as the next prime minister. 1. If you tweeted the words “BJP,” &8220;Narendra Modi,&8221; &8220;#NaMO&8221; or any variations of these words on Wednesday, April 16, chances are you were spammed by the BJP’s […]

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Why Facebook Is So Interested In India’s Elections

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Inside the social network’s quest to reach voters in the biggest election ever. View this image › Punit Paranjpe/Raveendran/AFP India&8217;s general election this year will be the largest democratic election that has ever been conducted in the world — and also one of #Facebook&8217;s most ambitious pushes into electoral politics. As Indians head to the […]

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