Indian elections http://kalw.org en The Road to Amethi http://kalw.org/post/road-amethi <p></p><p>Amethi is the pocket borough of India’s most powerful family, the&nbsp;Gandhi's. Usually,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">the political top bosses get a pass in the elections. The opposition rarely puts up strong candidates against them in their home. Sort of parliamentary etiquette. This time it’s different.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 43391 at http://kalw.org The Road to Amethi India's political jukebox http://kalw.org/post/indias-political-jukebox <p></p><p>An Indian election campaign is not entirely unlike a Bollywood film. The heroes and villains might flip flop depending on your party preference.&nbsp; But the script has all the ingredients of a good old Bollywood masala film.</p><p>Welcome to&nbsp; Indian elections 2014 – the musical hits.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 42678 at http://kalw.org India's political jukebox Showing politicians the finger! http://kalw.org/post/showing-politicians-finger <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Whenever India goes to the polls the world takes notice. Some of the wonder is just about the sheer &nbsp;mind boggling scale of it.&nbsp; The election going on right now from April </span>7<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> &nbsp;until May 12</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for example will involve 930,000 polling stations across India.</span></p><p>Sandip Roy goes to the polls.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:22:47 +0000 Sandip Roy 42389 at http://kalw.org Showing politicians the finger! The Sound and Fury... http://kalw.org/post/sound-and-fury <p></p><p></p><p>India is always noisy but being in Delhi in the middle of an election campaigns means it’s just noisier. Waaay noisier. For two weeks all I have heard is election noise...&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 36919 at http://kalw.org The Sound and Fury...