A comprehensive analysis of the various ways in which the general election is being perceived by citizens and various social groups across India.
Chidambaram fights caste, image issues in Sivaganga
Politically, the keenest shift in Sriperumbudur has lain in how the Congress has completely yielded this constituency, rich in symbolic significance, to its regional partner
Having failed to get enough tickets from the Congress, the Ulema has fielded a candidate on an SP ticket
Residents of Dhinkia refuse to vote over face-off between farmers and South Korean steel maker
National Election Watch (NEW), an umbrella group of more than 1200 NGOs, released details of candidates contesting in the second phase from three states: Parties fielding those with some criminal record is no longer a mere aberration and has in fact almost become a norm
This is an attempt to bring forth one aspect of this incredible effort through an individual story of an election observer appointed by the Election Commission to ensure free and fair voting
Competing factions and charges-countercharges have weakened the Congress’ position in the central Indian state
Mint is reviewing key metrics in the Lok Sabha since 1952, based on a compilation by PRS Legislative Research, an independent research initiative. Today, in the third part, we focus on members of Parliament (MPs) who are not grass-roots politicians
Voting began at 7 am in 124 constituencies and would end at 5 pm in most places, except in Naxal-infested areas where it would close at 3 pm
Malappuram is the first district in India where at least one person in every household can use the Internet
The period leading to the current election has seen political maturity and discourse plummet to record lows, dampening the very spirit of democracy and politics. And the culprits range across the political spectrum.
A.P. Abdullakutty from Kannur has defied all odds, addressing 117 public rallies against the Communist party during the run up to Thursday's parliament elections in Kerala.
Mint reporters fan out across the country for a bottom-up socio-economic review, using Indian Post’s six-digit PIN code as a metaphor
Do the 2009 elections mark a new turn in India’s political evolution?
The ban would remain in force till the conclusion of poll in the last phase of elections, the EC said. The last phase of polling is on 13 May and the counting of votes is on 16 May