India: Count starts in elections key for Congress

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May 12, 2011
Longview News-Journal    
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"Officials have begun counting the vote in five Indian state elections that pose a severe test to the ruling Congress party as it battles a string of corruption scandals. In the most-watched race, Congress and its ally Trinamool Congress are predicted to unseat a 34-year Communist-led government in West Bengal. Congress and its partners had appeared ripe for defeat following protests against food inflation and the arrests of high-level officials and lawmakers linked with Congress on corruption charges." (05/12/11)

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