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India Set to Begin World’s Largest Vote

India begins the world's largest free election Monday with more than 815 million voters casting ballots in nine phases over five weeks.   Voters will choose members to the 543-seat Lok Sabha, or House of the People, India's lower house of parliament.    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, and its allies are forecast to win the biggest block of seats. But the latest polls show it may fall short of a majority.  Any party or...

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