The world's largest democracy goes to the polls in Mid-February for parliamentary elections. India Today
(discussed in the August 29, 1997 Scout Report
), a weekly news magazine with a circulation of over 11 million, provides this site for interested Internauts to follow the elections. It provides ongoing daily news, an election calendar, and election information organized by state, constituency, party, and leaders. In addition, there are links to IT
articles of interest. Newcomers to the Indian electoral process are advised to consult the Reference section first.