Do Time magazine’s lists mean anything at all?

Time magazine is compiling its list of the 100 most influential people of the year—and it wants YOU to do all the hard work. It has ten Indians on the list. The American Idol contestant Sanjay Malakar, Manmohan Singh, social worker Anna Hazare, Sonia Gandhi, Pepsi chief Indra Nooyi, the prince who said he was gay Manvendra Singh Gohil, Aishwarya Rai, Laxmi Mittal, Nandan Nilekani and Kiran Desai. At last count, Malakar with 9,703 votes was ahead of all the rest put together.

Vote here: Time 100: Are they worthy? 

Read Gawker‘s take

Also read: Sauce for the goose isn’t sauce for the gander

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