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July 10: Young vote beyond caste

Jo Johnson, Lex editor and former South Asia bureau chief, quizzes India's leading chief executives on politics after the Indian election. The CEOs observe a younger vote moving beyond caste and for a strong, "clean" centre, and a stronger national base for the Congress party. They also call on US president Obama to see India as the only true democratic bulwark in the region. The panel includes Harsh Pati Singhania, president, FICCI, Harsh C Mariwala, managing director, Marico Industries Ltd and Dr Amit Mitra, secretary general, FICCI.