Mapping India’s Elections Via Twitter

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  While the world eagerly awaits the election results on 16th May, 2014, the results seem to be clear on twitter. According to data shared by Twitter India, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, seems to be the clear winner according to the number of times mentioned. The data which spans over 56 million election …Read More

222 Criminals, 341 ‘Crorepatis’ In Fray For April 30 polls

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It’s election time, and here are some interesting facts: out of 1,295 candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections for 89 seats on April 30, 2014, 222 candidates have declared criminal offences against them and 341 are crorepati candidates. The average assets of candidates are Rs 3.77 crore, according to an analysis by National Election Watch …Read More