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ANALYSE YOUR POLL CANDIDATES ONLINE

web-siteIf you want to make an informed choice before the elections, here is a group of people who claim that they can help you, not merely by telling you but by analysis. A website, called mumbaivotes.com, is an initiative by students for political accountability. The site seeks to provide information and analysis of the city’s elected representatives from a Member of Parliament (MP) down to a corporator. Based on the research done through data acquired from various newspaper clippings, interviews given to broadcasting media, the site is tracking 1023 politicians through 3,971 articles from 2004 to April 2009. The site has been built with the help of over 120 students and professionals. With each elected representative’s profile in place, there will also be an analysis of the news that has appeared and the bias in it. Bureau report – NMTV

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