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    India's Congress party concedes election defeat

    The ruling Congress party has conceded defeat in India, following reports of a clear lead for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies. Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi helped the new leadership into office.
    Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of India, after early election results on Friday put his pro-business Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and allies well on course to clear the majority of 272 seats required to govern. Even by itself, the BJP appeared close to an outright majority.
    India's Congress party concedes election defeat | News | DW.DE | 16.05.2014

    So the Hindu Nationalist party won and this man, Modi, is quite controversial. he has an adversity towards muslims, which are a very large minority in India especially in N and NW India but he made populist promises and won on those.

    I personally don't think this is a good move.

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    Re: India's Congress party concedes election defeat

    A half Italian cannot be running India and lead 1 billion Indians.

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    Re: India's Congress party concedes election defeat

    Quote Originally Posted by RDS View Post
    A half Italian cannot be running India and lead 1 billion Indians.
    True that. Pepperoni pizzas are against their religion.
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    Re: India's Congress party concedes election defeat

    Quote Originally Posted by RDS View Post
    A half Italian cannot be running India and lead 1 billion Indians.
    huh? Modi isn't italian.

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    What is going on in the world that all these social conservative parties are coming to power?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    huh? Modi isn't italian.
    I believe he is talking about Gandi, the leader of the Congress party or the future leader of the congress party
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    Indian sexually transmitted democracy just met the most powerful condom known to man! Ultraconservatism.
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    Re: India's Congress party concedes election defeat

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    India's Congress party concedes election defeat | News | DW.DE | 16.05.2014

    So the Hindu Nationalist party won and this man, Modi, is quite controversial. he has an adversity towards muslims, which are a very large minority in India especially in N and NW India but he made populist promises and won on those.

    I personally don't think this is a good move.
    Calling the BJP the hindu nationalist party would be like calling the GOP the christian nationalist party. Very inaccurate.
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    Re: India's Congress party concedes election defeat

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    India's Congress party concedes election defeat | News | DW.DE | 16.05.2014

    So the Hindu Nationalist party won and this man, Modi, is quite controversial. he has an adversity towards muslims, which are a very large minority in India especially in N and NW India but he made populist promises and won on those.

    I personally don't think this is a good move.

    Obama has killed a lot of muslims. What's the difference?
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    Re: India's Congress party concedes election defeat

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    huh? Modi isn't italian.
    You don't really know about Indian politics. Ruling Congress party is headed by half-Italian. Correction - she is pure Italian and son is half italian
    Last edited by RDS; 05-16-14 at 09:35 PM.

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