The third round of India's general election takes place.
Polls have opened in the third round of India's month-long elections, with the residents of Mumbai, the site of last year's militant attacks, among 144 million registered to vote.
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Indian Member of Parliament Meira Kumar becomes the first female Speaker of the House of the People.
The fourth phase of India's general election concludes. [http:--www.hindustantimes.com-election09-storypage.aspx?id=c4fbaac9-40a3-4bd8-9e76-47c1901a8f1d&category=Chunk-HT-UI-Elections-SectionPage-TopStories "(Hindustan Times)"]
Manmohan Singh of the National Congress is reelected as Prime Minister of India.
The People's Party concedes to the United Progressive Alliance in India's general election.
India's government locks down Srinagar, Kashmir, to prevent anti-election protests.