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1 May 09 | FT
India’s ruling Congress party received an election-time boost on Friday in its battle with the opposition Bharatiya Janata party when India’s supreme court ordered five special courts to fast-track trials related to deadly communal riots in Gujarat in 2002. Read the rest of this entry »
29 Apr 09 | VOA News
Nearly 14 million Mumbai residents are eligible to vote Thursday for the first time since the terror attack on India’s commercial capital, last November. Although the city’s congested roads, an influx of migrants and access to drinking water are among major concerns, many voters say at the top of their list is security. That has inspired some candidates to call for a unified national security agenda.