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    ON THE LINE: Indian Elections 2014i
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    April 04, 2014 3:00 AM
    The world's largest democracy is going to the polls this month when more than 800 million registered voters will elect 543 members of parliament. Voting will start on April 7th, will last till May 12th, and the results will be declared on May 16th. What will the next Indian government look like, both for India and the world?

    ON THE LINE: Indian Elections 2014

    Published April 03, 2014

    The world's largest democracy is going to the polls this month when more than 800 million registered voters will elect 543 members of parliament. Voting will start on April 7th, will last till May 12th, and the results will be declared on May 16th. What will the next Indian government look like, both for India and the world?

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