2014 India election http://kalw.org en Indian politicians forced out of the closet! http://kalw.org/post/indian-politicians-forced-out-closet <p></p><p>A queer thing is happening in India. India is going to the polls with the usual fanfare of the world’s largest democratic experiment. But this is an election with a difference.</p><p>For the first time ever gay issues are part of the election debate.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:07:30 +0000 Sandip Roy 42165 at http://kalw.org Indian politicians forced out of the closet! Rahul's storm http://kalw.org/post/rahuls-storm <p></p><p>Rahul Gandhi, the Indian National Congress leader, just can't seem to catch a break this election season. At this recent rally, it seemed as if even the Gods are against him.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 41702 at http://kalw.org Rahul's storm Modi the Magnificent http://kalw.org/post/modi-magnificent <p></p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal; ">Elections are next year in India.&nbsp; But Narendra Modi, the man who wants to be the next prime minister of India is holding his first major rally in the nation&rsquo;s capital. Everything is outsized about it. The mammoth audience. The three levels of security the press has to go through. The one hundred foot tall cut out of the man towering over the crowd &ndash; welcoming or menacing depending on your point of view.</span></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:27:30 +0000 Sandip Roy 34155 at http://kalw.org Modi the Magnificent