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In World's Largest Democracy, More Lawmakers Charged With Crime

More legislators charged with crimes will sit in India's new parliament than previously, a democracy watchdog said on Sunday, in a reminder that crime still pays in the world's largest democracy. Prime minister-elect Narendra Modi, who made fighting graft a central plank of his victorious campaign, won a stunning mandate to govern India by claiming the first clear majority in three decades. But many of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) colleagues elected to the new parliament...

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