India election 2009
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PM Manmohan Singh with Sonia Gandhi
Tough tasks lie ahead for the new Indian government as ministers are sworn in in Delhi.

How events unfolded on the day Congress swept to a decisive general election victory.

Retrace the BBC's election train journey around India, in text, audio and video.


FEATURES, VIEWS AND ANALYSIS
Renee P Kahyap
BBC News asked people from all corners of the world's largest democracy what they would do if they held the top job
Electorate votes to keep India at the centre
Party time for Congress and its supporters
Three generations recall India's democratic history
The election timetable and nine states to watch
Rahul Gandhi, five years after his political debut
714 million voters, 543 seats, and other key figures

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ELECTION COLUMNISTS


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Ramachandra Guha on why India's election is special
How redrawn constituencies might affect result
Yogendra Yadav on six myths about India's elections

INDIA ELECTION RESULTS: LATEST
Coalition Total
United Progressive Alliance 262
National Democratic Alliance 158
Third Front 76
Fourth Front 27
Other Parties 20

I found a clear schism in the way the New India of the thriving cities and the Old India of the struggling villages are thinking.

Soutik Biswas

Soutik Biswas' blog

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KEY GUIDES
Mamata Banerjee, AK Antony and Pranab Mukherjee New ministers
A look at the main players in India's new cabinet

Hands holding voter photo registration cards Quick guide: Indian election
The BBC News website's guide to the 2009 Indian elections

BJP party symbol - the lotus Guide to coalitions
The parties and alliances - and how they are likely to fare

BBC ELECTION COVERAGE
25 April: A BBC train sets off on an 18-day, 6,000km tour of India
13 May: On the last day of voting, the BBC train returns to Delhi
16 May: Full results on the BBC News website
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