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Indian Politicians Barred From Using Religion, Caste in Campaigns

India's Supreme Court has ruled politicians cannot use religion, caste or creed in political campaigns, calling it a corrupt practice in the "secular" activity of elections. "No politician can seek votes in the name of caste, creed or religion," the court ruled Monday.  The court said the relationship between man and God is an individual choice, and the state is forbidden from interfering in such an activity. The ruling comes months before elections in the...

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