R. Jadeja celebrates C. Kieswetter during the 3rd ODI cricket match at JSCA Stadium in Ranchi-PTI

R. Jadeja celebrates dismissing batsman C. Kieswetter during the 3rd ODI cricket match at JSCA Stadium in Ranchi-PTI

R. Jadeja celebrates dismissing batsman C. Kieswetter during the 3rd ODI cricket match at JSCA Stadium in Ranchi-PTI

India

We are now in the final stages of this general election. On Thursday, May 7, voters will elect a new Parliament. So far the campaign has been curiously lacklustre and timid.

An unquestionably authentic verdict is fundamental as much for democracy as it is for political parties that win with spectacular success.