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Indian elections report: Narendra Modi to become new prime minister

By: Marko Ulvila, Policy advisor of Satu Hassi MEP (Greens/FI), Member of Green League Finland


The Greens - Not Ukip - Are the Real Alternative to the Political Establishment

, Human rights campaigner; director, Peter Tatchell Foundation, posted in The Huffington Post


Global Greens News: India: The Politics of Green Ideology

By Suresh Nautiyal (Green activist, journalist and GGC Member) IN INDIA, the 16th Lok Sabha (lower house) General Election will conclude this May 12, 2014 and the election results will be announced on May 16 about India's next central government. The outcome is uncertain. Whereas Indian voters feel disenchanted with the ruling United Progressive Alliance led by the Indian National Congress (INC), the main opposition National Democratic Alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not been able to turn the existing Modi Factor into a popular Modi Wave. The emergence of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is moreover seen as a stumbling block to the BJP’s touted victory march. As we enter the final phases of General Election 2014, lets take a brief look at India's election process and future political possibilities.

Sri Lanka 2014 election reflection

By: Kalpana Ambepitiya, Sri Lanka Green Alliance

Sri Lanka’s Southern and Western provincial council elections were held on 29 March 2014.  According to the United People’s Freedom Alliance announcement, the elections were peaceful and showed that the Alliance remains the leading party.


European Greens Campaign Has Started!

European elections will be held on 22nd – 25th May, 2014 and the election campaign has started. Greens across Europe have united behind a common election manifesto that will lead Europe in to a modern and sustainable future.




Most Indonesian Legislative Candidates Ignore Environmental Issues

Nurfika Osman, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | National | Fri, March 07 2014, 10:09 AM

Environmental damage and deforestation will continue to blight the country as policymakers are blind to — and refrain from including — environmental pledges in their political agendas, a survey said.


India General Election Dates

India's general election will take place in nine phases in April and May, the Election Commission has announced. 

Polling to elect a new Lok Sabha, or lower house, will be held from 7 April to 12 May. Votes will be counted on 16 May. 

With some 814 million eligible voters, India's election will be the largest the world has seen. 

The ruling Congress party and the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party will be battling a host of smaller parties.



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