Elections

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  • BJP suffers setback in MP civic body polls

    BJP suffers setback in MP civic body polls

    The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh suffered a double setback of sorts in the Civic Body elections on Saturday, as its sitting  Municipal Chairpersons lost in both seats in the ‘right to recall’  elections, while in the fresh......

    January 21, 2018
  • Five elections in Asia to watch out in 2018

    Five elections in Asia to watch out in 2018

    First up is Afghanistan, where 20 million voters are scheduled to cast their votes on July 7. The country is at a crossroads after decades of war and chaos. Despite relentless Taliban attacks, Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission is conducting the parliamentary......

    January 19, 2018
  • Assembly polls: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya and Nagaland on 27 Feb; results on 3 March

    Assembly polls: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya and Nagaland on 27 Feb; results on 3 March

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday announced the schedule for Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya Assembly elections. The polling in Tripura will be held on 18 February. Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to vote on 27 February. The counting......

    January 18, 2018
  • Iraqi PM allies with Iran-backed Shiite group

    Iraqi PM allies with Iran-backed Shiite group

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday allied with a powerful Shiite group close to Iran in his stand for re-election in the coming national elections tentatively slated for May 12. Abadi's "al-Naser Alliance", or Victory, and "al-Fatah Alliance", or......

    January 15, 2018
  • Mir to remain as J-K PCC president

    Mir to remain as J-K PCC president

    Uncertainty over the J&K Pradesh Congress chief GA Mir continuing to hold the post has been cleared with the Congress president Rahul Gandhi giving him another lease of life. Mir had replaced Saifuddin Soz in March 2015. Congress general secretary......

    January 7, 2018
  • Macron vows fake news ban during elections

    Macron vows fake news ban during elections

    French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to introduce a law to ban fake news on the internet during election campaigns in the country, the media reported. Macron, who beat the far-right Marine Le Pen to win 2017's election, said he......

    January 4, 2018
  • India welcomes election outcome in Nepal

    India welcomes election outcome in Nepal

    India on Thursday welcomed the parliamentary and provincial election results in Nepal and said it looked forward to working with the new government in the Himalayan nation. "India has age-old unique time-tested ties of friendship with the country," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson......

    December 14, 2017
  • Gujarat: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi urge youngsters to vote in large numbers

    Gujarat: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi urge youngsters to vote in large numbers

    As the first phase of polling got underway in Gujarat on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi urged voters especially youngsters to turnout in large numbers. “Phase 1 of Gujarat polls begin. Urging all those......

    December 9, 2017
  • Gujarat Elections 2017: PM Modi urges voters to turnout in 'record numbers'

    Gujarat Elections 2017: PM Modi urges voters to turnout in 'record numbers'

    As the first phase of polling got underway in Gujarat on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged voters especially youngsters to turnout in “record numbers”. “Phase 1 of Gujarat polls begin. Urging all those voting today to turnout in record......

    December 9, 2017
  • Unlike UPA, Modi government has failed to curb corruption: Manmohan Singh

    Unlike UPA, Modi government has failed to curb corruption: Manmohan Singh

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that previous UPA government under him “strictly” dealt with those facing corruption charges but the same can’t be said about the Narendra Modi government. Addressing a gathering in poll-bound Gujarat’s Rajkot, the......

    December 7, 2017
  • Focus on Gujarat elections not me, Rahul tells PM Modi

    Focus on Gujarat elections not me, Rahul tells PM Modi

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday adviced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on the people of Gujarat ahead of Assembly polls and stop thinking about him and his party. Addressing a rally in Anjar, the Gandhi scion said:......

    December 5, 2017
  • Security increased along India-Nepal border in UP

    Security increased along India-Nepal border in UP

    Security along the 500 km-long India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh has been beefed up in view of the general and assembly elections in Nepal on December 7. The decision to seal the border was taken during a recent meeting of......

    December 5, 2017
  • Congress nominates Dolo, Dini for Dec 12 Arunachal by-poll

    Congress nominates Dolo, Dini for Dec 12 Arunachal by-poll

    Opposition Congress on Saturday nominated Kameng Dolo as its official candidate for Pakke-Kessang assembly seat, while Modam Dini has been selected for Likabali for the December 12 by-election to two assembly seats. Party spokesman Hina Camder Tok said Congress President Sonia Gandhi......

    December 2, 2017