Murder, kidnapping and other criminal charges don't stop 1,200 politicians in Indian elections

  • by: BISWAJEET BANERJEE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 6, 2014 - 6:03 AM

LUCKNOW, India — Of the dozens of criminal charges Atiq Ahmed faces, the one blaming him for the murder of a political rival tops the list. But that isn't stopping the state lawmaker from running for a seat in India's Parliament.

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