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Top 10 Iconic events of 2014

This year saw many such moments which I doubt most of us would have even thought we’d ever witness. Most importantly, these instances made us proud of our country and despite all our diversities we together revelled in the joy these moments brought us. Presenting you 10 iconic events in 2014 which made us proud, for India, by India. Making ...

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Elections on April 7 – U’ve got 15 days to decide.

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Lok Sabha elections begin on April 7. The following state wise schedule shows when your state goes to polls.  Along with our exams, submissions, it is important that we get ready to vote. Get a voter ID: If you do not have one. You still have time to register. Go to www.voteindia.in or Election Commmission of India. This can be ...

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MLAs in Delhi: From Crorepati to Maha-Crorepati

Politics in Delhi is lucrative. Or simply a rich MLAs gets richer by sheer grace of God. One MLA from Bijwasan grew his assets from Rs 6 crore to Rs 111 crore! Another MLA from Badarpur grew from Rs. 8 crore to Rs. 58 crore !! ( see table below) Delhi Election Watch (DEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed ...

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Youngistaan

I will praise Syed Ahmad Afzal for presenting this film when Lok Sabha elections are around the corner. There are many familiar events and political figures which pop up throughout the film, lightly fictionalised, yet recognizable. Real smart of him right? Only, his film isn’t. The premise sounds interesting. We all have seen and loved S. Shankar’s ‘Nayak’. Running very ...

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16% Candidates in Delhi have declared Criminal cases

ADR Association for Democratic Reforms is India’s independent elections watchdog. They fought long hard battles for one cause – to clean up politics, to keep criminals out. By exposing them through a simple process of law. Every candidate whether a criminal or clean, files a sworn affidavit before the election commission, in which he/she has to declare his/her criminal record, their wealth, education and things which ...

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