Thursday, April 24, 2014 4:07 PM EST

Elections

Democracy works differently in the various countries. In some countries, the result at the ballot can spark unrest, while in the old democracies of the western world, voters are increasingly tired of the ineffective process involving political parties.

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Shilpa Shetty
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Aamir, Shilpa Shetty, Vidya Balan, Farhan, John and Others Cast their Votes [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

Bollywood celebrities queued up at polling booths on Thursday to cast their vote for the Lok Sabha Elections in Mumbai. (3:20 pm)

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Lok Sabha Polls 2014 (Reuters)
Lok Sabha Polls 2014: Ajith, Vijay, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and other Stars Cast their Votes

By IBTimes IN

Several film celebrities including Rajinikanth, Ajith, Vijay, Kamal Haasan and Jiiva cast their votes for the Lok Sabha Polls in Chennai. (3:13 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AT&T, TWITTER, INDIA, CONGRESS

BSE Sensex
Indian Markets Closed on Thursday for Elections

By Reuters

Indian debt, currency and equity markets will be closed on Thursday as Mumbai takes part in the five-week long Parliament election process set to conclude in mid-May. Trading will resume on Friday. (2:29 pm)

Kashmiris Wary as Modi Challenges for Power
Kashmiris Wary as Modi Challenges for Power

By Reuters

Mohammad Amin Pandith, a smallholder and father-of-three from Indian-controlled Kashmir, was lured from his home at night by a man in army uniform, dragged along a potholed lane and shot in the back of the head. (1:58 pm)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, PAKISTAN, INDIA, SETTLEMENT, CONGRESS

Arvind Kejriwal
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Kejriwal Files Nomination from Varanasi, Accuses Congress, BJP of Spending Black Money on Campaigning

By IBTimes IN

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal on 23 April accused both Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of allegedly spending black money lavishly on election campaigning. (10:12 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CONGRESS, INDIA

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel statue ceremony
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Modi Says Money Stashed Abroad to be Spent on Poor, to File 2nd Nomination from Varanasi Tomorrow

By IBTimes IN

If the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) comes to power at the Centre after the general elections, black money stashed abroad by some Indians will be brought back to India and would be utilized for the welfare of the poor, Bharatiaya Janata Party (B... (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, CONGRESS

Gold Slips Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data; on Track for Third Weekly Loss
Gold Hovers Near 2-1/2 Month Lows on Firm Equities, Fund Outflows

By Reuters

Gold was steady but near its lowest in more than two months on Wednesday, with stronger equities denting the metal's safe-haven appeal and outflows from bullion funds showing weak investor appetite. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, EXISTING HOME SALES, MANUFACTURING, INVESTMENT

pro-russia groups
U.S. And Russia on Ukraine's Crisis: Pro-Russian Group in Ukraine's Borders Not Enforced by Russian Gov't?

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. has warned Russia to immediately act on Ukraine's crisis a few days ago. The American government hastens Russia by giving it only a short time frame to act on the unrest. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: JOE BIDEN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, WHITE HOUSE

Pawan Kalyan
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: PM Post Not Ancestral Right of Nehru-Gandhi Family: Pawan Kalyan

By IBTimes IN

The post of Prime Minister of India is not an ancestral right of any particular family, Jana Sena founder-leader and Telugu film star Pawan Kalyan stated on 22 April, directly attacking the dynastic politics of the Nehru-Gandhi family in Congress. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, CRICKET, CONGRESS

Indian Parliament (Reuters)
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Pawan Kalyan Raps Cong, TRS; Says Development of Telangana is Key

By IBTimes IN

Giving a push to the BJP-TDP alliance in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, Telugu cinema star and Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan on 22 April lashed out at both Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and Congress, which are competing against each other ... (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: CONGRESS