Despite the street protests over attacks on women in India in recent years, issues of violence, gender and women's representation have been largely lost in the election campaign, argues Swati Parashar.

Behold the BJP’s victory song in all its technicolour glory (with English translations). 'Let's blow the conch, let's beat the drum ... we're all going to prosper'

Vote Compass Victoria is now available online: Your in-depth tool to navigating the issues, the parties, and the policies that matter to you. Election Watch is a partner in the project with the ABC.

A Liberal Party leaflet posted online connects boat arrivals to crime in western Sydney. 
Ryan Sheales

The Liberals claim power prices have gone up 94% under Labor. Is that true? 
Dylan McConnell

Opinion polls suggest support for Labor has plateaued and is subsiding slightly.
Dr Denis Muller

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell lashes out at the Prime Minister Kevin Rudd over his proposal to move Navy ships from Sydney's Garden Island. 
Wes Mountain

Kevin Rudd makes his exit as Prime Minister and party leader. He'll sit quietly on the backbench .. won't he? 
Wes Mountain

On the eve of the poll that matters, Dave McRae reflects on the campaign and attitudes of Indonesian voters as they head to the ballot box.

As political campaigns become more slick, the price of party success skyrockets, encouraging corruption. Thomas Reuter explores how this plays out in Indonesia, and suggests some solutions.

There was plenty of money and promises, but overall the Liberal Party's campaign launch was lacklustre and without a game-changing moment, Denis Muller writes. 

Some Labor MPs are increasingly coy about which party they represent.
Ryan Sheales

Skipping school? Get the PM to write your teacher a note 
Wes Mountain

Grab your diary, pick up a red pen... here are the key 2013 election dates explained.
Nicholas Reece

All that was revealed in the third and final leaders' 'debate' were the similarities between the two parties.
James Gray

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