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A supporter of India’s Samajwadi Party, painted in the party’s colours and logo, at a rally attended by Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in New Delhi. In India, party symbols often matter more to voters than the candidates’ names. Photo: AFP
Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Photo: Reuters
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2680376_Indian politician wins right to use bicycle as election symbol
Indian politician wins right to use bicycle as election symbol

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Modi’s setback on black money

Modi’s setback on black money

India’s controversial decision to ban 500-rupee (S$10) and 1,000-rupee notes has backfired. The idea was to root out “black money” — the profits of political corruption, tax...