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EU supports Palestinian general elections: Official

Ramallah, Jan 17 | A European Union (EU) official announced the bloc's support for the Palestinian legislative polls scheduled for May 22 and the...

BFI calls for AGM to hold elections on Feb 3

Mumbai, Jan 15 | Boxing Federation of India (BFI) secretary general Jay Kowli has set the ball rolling to hold the much-delayed BFI elections...

Sadyr Zhaparov leads presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Jan 11 | Preliminary data from automatic ballot boxes show that Sadyr Zhaparov is leading in the presidential elections held in Kyrgyzstan, the...

Parliamentary elections begin in Kazakhstan

Nur-Sultan, Jan 11 | Kazakh voters headed to parliamentary polls, with five political parties vying for seats in the Majilis, or the lower chamber...

Goa CM meets Shah, discusses elections

New Delhi, Jan 8 | Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who is on a visit to Delhi, met Union Home Minister on Thursday. During...

All eyes on Jan 5 Georgia elections as Biden, Harris meet...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 4 | US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris meet an early 2021 political test as two...

Tel Aviv Mayor announces run for national elections

Tel Aviv, Dec 30 | Ron Huldai, Mayor of the Israeli capital of Tel Aviv, has announced that he was running in the upcoming...

Niger holds presidential, legislative elections

Niamey, Dec 28 | More than 7.4 million Nigerien people voted on Sunday in the presidential and legislative elections.The first round of Niger's presidential...

UN chief wants peaceful, credible elections in CAR

United Nations, Dec 27 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for peaceful, inclusive and credible general elections in the Central African Republic (CAR)...

AICF elections move a step forward

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Dec 26 | The elections to the All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Saturday progressed with the Election Officer K. Kannan,...

AU warns against disruption to CAR elections

Addis Ababa, Dec 26 | The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) has urged all armed groups and political actors in...

Parliament dissolved, Israel heads for 4th elections within 2yrs

Jerusalem, Dec 24 | Experts said that a new general election may turn to an internal fight for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as...

UP Panchayat elections to be held soon

Lucknow, Dec 23 | Uttar Pradesh Panchayati Raj Minister Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary has said the notification regarding the Panchayat elections will be issued after...

Victory in DDC elections a shot in the arm for the...

By Zaffar IqbalJammu, Dec 22 | The counting of votes for the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday has...

Karnataka: Voting underway for local body elections

Bengaluru, Dec 22 | Amid fears of a second wave of Covid-19, polling was underway on Tuesday in the first phase of the two-phased...

Elections might happen in Bihar again, says Tejashwi

Patna, Dec 21 | Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav, during a review meeting held...

Amid political turmoil, Nepal house dissolved; elections next year

Kathmandu, Dec 20 | Nepal's President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Sunday dissolved the House of Representatives as recommended by Prime Minister K.P....

J&K: Over 57% polling in 7th Phase of DDC elections

Jammu, Dec 16 | State Election Commissioner (SEC) K.K. Sharma said on Wednesday that 57.22 per cent voting was recorded in the seventh phase...

After a day’s delay, draft electoral roll for BCCI’s elections is...

New Delhi, Dec 12 | After more than a day's delay, the electoral officer on Saturday announced a draft electoral roll of 28 names...

249 candidates in fray for 4th phase of DDC elections in...

Jammu, Dec 6 | In the fourth phase of the ongoing District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir, 34 constituencies shall be...

Voting underway for Kuwait parliamentary elections

Kuwait City, Dec 5 | Voting was underway on Saturday for the parliamentary elections in Kuwait with 326 candidates running for 50 seats.The voting...

Hold local body elections within 10 weeks: K’taka HC to poll...

Bengaluru, Dec 4 | The Karnataka High Court on Friday directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to declare elections to 198 wards of the...

All preparations made for Venezuela legislative elections

Caracas, Nov 28 | Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced that all preparations have been made for the country's upcoming legislative elections on...

Polling for DDC elections begins in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 28 | Amid tight security and severe cold weather polling began on Saturday for the first phase of the District Development Council...

Boxing body’s AGM, elections on December 18 in Gurugram

New Delhi, Nov 28 | The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) announced that its Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) and elections for its office-bearers...

Calling GHMC polls gully elections disrespect to Hyd: Nadda

Hyderabad, Nov 27 | BJP national President J.P. Nadda said on Friday that calling Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls a 'gully election' is...

AAP to debut in UP with Panchayat elections

Lucknow, Nov 25 | Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be making an electoral debut Uttar Pradesh next year.The party will contest all seats in...

Congress dissenters now push for organisational elections

New Delhi, Nov 22 | With the Congress' internal crisis deepening since the Bihar rout, the dissenters group is pushing for early elections in...

Ahead of elections, top BPF leaders join BJP in Assam

Guwahati, Nov 22 | Ahead of the next year's assembly polls, with a shot in the arm for BJP, two top leaders of Bodoland...

Cong to conduct digital voting for party President elections

New Delhi, Nov 20 | The Congress Central Election Authority (CEA) headed by Madhusudan Mistry is preparing to conduct digital elections for the post...

Time not ripe for rural bodies’ elections: Andhra govt tells SEC

Amaravati, Nov 18 | The Andhra Pradesh government has told State Election Commissioner (SEC) Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar that the time was not yet ripe...

Libya’s UN-backed PM welcomes general elections

Tripoli, Nov 17 | Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj said that he welcomed the decision to hold general elections in the country in...

Libya to hold national elections in December 2021: UN

Tripoli, Nov 14 | Representatives across the Libyan social and political spectrum have agreed to hold national elections in December 2021, the UN Mission...

Myanmar ruling party wins majority in general elections

Yangon, Nov 13 | Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, headed by incumbent State Councellor Aung San Suu Kyi, has won more...

DDCA spent a whopping Rs.27 lakh on ‘mini elections’

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Nov 12 | On its recent 'mini elections', the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) splurged a humongous amount...

Elections, fifth province proclamation bring no cheer to Gilgit Baltistan

By Rahul KumarThe talk about Gilgit Baltistan (GB) becoming the fifth province of Pakistan, even with a "provisional provincial status," has not enthused the...

Final tally of Bihar elections to be out in an hour:...

New Delhi, Nov 11 | The Election Commission in a close to a three-minute short press conference in early hours on Wednesday said the...

UP bypoll results a sign for 2022 Assembly elections: Yogi

Lucknow, Nov 10 | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday thanked people for helping the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) register a...

Elections in AICF in sight, Madras HC appoints new RO

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Nov 9 | The Madras High Court on Monday appointed former Justice (retd) of Punjab and Haryana High Court, R. Kannan,...

434 more members vote in DDCA elections, results on Monday

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Nov 8 | On the fourth and final day of polling in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA)...

Voting begins in Myanmar’s general elections

Yangon, Nov 8 | Myanmar kicked off its multi-party general elections on Sunday as over 37 million eligible voters went to the polls across...

558 members turn up to vote on third day of DDCA...

New Delhi, Nov 7 | As expected, the number of voters swelled on Saturday, the third and penultimate day of polling in the Delhi...

Bihar elections: Future of 12 Nitish ministers at stake in final...

By Manoj PathakPatna, Nov 6 | The political future of 12 ministers of the Nitish Kumar government is at stake in the third and...

Iraqi President approves new elections law

Baghdad, Nov 6 | Iraqi President Barham Salih has approved the new parliamentary elections law despite his reservations on some of its articles, but...

Andhra govt afraid to face local bodies elections: TDP

Amaravati, Nov 5 | At a time when the uncertainty over rural local bodies elections continues in Andhra Pradesh, opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP)...

Increasing Covid cases, Delhi pollution may impact DDCA elections

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Nov 4 | Even though Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have put their weight behind a candidate of...

Hit by US elections uncertainty, Rupee plunges to 2-month low

Mumbai, Nov 4 | The uncertainty regarding the US election outcome impacted the Indian rupee which plunged to its 2-month low mark during Wednesday's...

51.2% turnout in UP by-elections

Lucknow, Nov 3 | The average voter turnout in the by-elections to seven Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday was 51.2 per cent...

Polling begins for 7 Assembly by-elections in UP

Lucknow, Nov 3 | Voting began on Tuesday morning for by-elections to seven assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh amid tight security and Covid-19 protocols.There...

US elections would be irregular by standards of India, other nations

New York, Oct 31 | The way the US conducts its presidential election would be considered irregular -- and even illegal -- in India...

Business

Dogfight: Airlines unleash deep discounts to dominate the sky (IANS Special)

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Jan 19 | Fare wars induced deep discounting has reappeared in India's aviation sector, as airlines seek to augment cash...