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India Elections’09 2.0: did online campaigns & social media work?

May 19, 2009

Tweet The verdict is out. An article at Business Standard (link shared with me by @aparnaray who writes Newsmericks and who encouraged me to blog my thoughts) called Impassive Indians reveals findings from a study conducted by IMRB International on the impact of the political campaigns on youth in India. What’s evident from this study […]

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Mumbai voted the Congress in, despite 26/11

May 16, 2009

Tweet Why? It’s an interesting question. One raised by Harini Calamur through a tweet on Twitter -“#indiavotes09 – 26/11 obviously did not impact the elections in Mumbai. Congress clean sweep!” My hypotheses on why that happened: Perhaps because I feel that the people of Mumbai do not want more fear and hatred and negativity being […]

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India Votes 2009 – First Thoughts …

May 16, 2009

Tweet The lazy blogger in me taking the short-cut and pasting my tweets on the election results here. I am thrilled at the UPA victory and more, about the nature of the mandate from the people, for several reasons that I will try and summarize here: 1. Indian voters are smarter than we think – […]

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Voted.

May 1, 2009

Tweet I did. Got to the Municipal School at Khar Danda at 2.45 pm (my registration is still at my Carter Road address) and it was complete chaos. All we had with us was a little chit (printed with my name and address handwritten on it) which had my serial number on it – 793, […]

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