March 7, 2014 / 11:48 AM / in 4 years

TAKE A LOOK-India heads for April-May elections

India, the world's largest democracy, will hold its general election in nine
stages staggered between April 7 and May 12.
    Already, 814 million people have registered to vote - a number exceeding the
the population of Europe and a world record - and results of the mammoth
exercise are due on May 16.
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NEWS
>U.S. says ready to do business with Indian front-runner Modi    
  
>Street fighting as India heads for April-May election           
>Hindu nationalist Modi turns to Muslim voters                   
>Modi signals shift in favour of big retail                      
>Ruling party demands opinion poll ban after exposé              
>Regional parties seal alliance ahead of elections               
>Modi widens lead, BJP may win half the seats in key state: poll 
>Anti-corruption party targets ministers                         
      
INTERVIEWS, ANALYSIS, INSIGHT
>From India's northern backwaters, a new business elite rises    
>Murder charges dog right-hand man of election frontrunner       
>Infrastructure splurge too late for this - or next - government 
   
>FACTBOX-India's mammoth general election                        
>After stunning debut, Aam Aadmi Party scrambles to dispel doubts 
        

 (Compiled by Malini Menon in New Delhi)

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