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213,600 citizen observers to monitor Bolivia elections

La Paz, Oct 18 | Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) has announced that Sunday's general elections will be monitored by 213,600 citizen observers.Over 7.3...

NZ PM wins landslide victory in general elections (Ld)

Wellington, Oct 17 | New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday won a landslide victory in the country's general elections held earlier in...

Supreme Court okays new dates for DDCA elections next month

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Oct 15 | The Supreme Court on Thursday gave the green signal to the new dates of elections...

Will resign after parliamentary elections: Kyrghyz Prez

Bishkek, Oct 15 | Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said that he will resign after the new parliamentary elections and the announcement of his successor...

Human Rights Council elections to be held in UNGA Hall

United Nations, Oct 13 | The elections for the UN Human Rights Council will be held in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Hall on...

Palestine ready to hold elections soon: PM

Ramallah, Oct 12 | Palestine is ready to hold "free and democratic" elections as soon as possible, said Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye."We will go...

DDCA elections countermanded, secretary blamed for mess (Lead)

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Oct 10 | "Polluted politics" forced this month's elections to six posts of the Delhi and District Cricket Association...

BJP top brass meets to finalise candidates for Bihar elections

New Delhi, Oct 10 (| The Central Election Committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is meeting at its New Delhi headquarters this evening...

DDCA elections countermanded by returning officer

New Delhi, Oct 10 | This month's elections to six posts of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) have been countermanded due to...

ECI REVISES NORMS FOR STAR CAMPAIGNERS

The Election Commission has revised the norms of Star Campaigners for elections during the period of Pandemic for all ongoing and future elections during...

DDCA elections: Leander Paes meets Jaitley, wishes him well

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Oct 9 | Rohan Jaitley, son of late Arun Jaitley who is contesting for the president's post of the...

Facebook purges fake networks in US, Myanmar before Nov polls

San Francisco, Oct 9 | Facebook has removed more malicious networks from its platform in October -- especially in the US and Myanmar that...

28 persons left in race for six posts in DDCA elections

New Delhi, Oct 8 | A total of 28 persons were left in the fray for this month's elections for six posts of the...

Trump to resume Covid-19 relief bill after elections

Washington, Oct 7 | US President Donald Trump has said he is ending negotiations over a Covid-19 relief bill, and will only resume talks...

DDCA elections: Consensus on Rohan Jaitley, not on other 5 seats

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Oct 6 | Around 80 people belonging to various groups of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) --...

Elections to 4 Karnataka Council seats on Oct 28

Bengaluru, Sep 30 | Elections would be held for four Karnataka Legislative Council seats, elected by graduates and teachers, on October 28, an official...

Siddaramaiah challenges Yediyurappa to resign and face elections

Bengaluru, Sep 28 | The Leader of Opposition in Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, on Monday dared Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to dissolve the Assembly and...

Ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey yet to decide on contesting elections

Patna, Sep 24 | Former Bihar DGP Bihar Gupteshwar Pandey said that he is yet to decide on contesting the state assembly elections and...

Russians vote in local elections

Moscow, Sep 13 | Russians on Sunday headed to polling stations to cast their ballots in the local elections, which are being seen as...

CAF to hold presidential, general assembly elections in March 2021

Accra (Ghana), Sep 12 | The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will hold presidential and general assembly elections on March 12 next year in...

Bypolls for 64 seats along with Bihar Assembly elections: EC

New Delhi, Sep 4 | The Election Commission on Friday announced that by-polls for the 64 assembly and one parliamentary seats in different...

Covid-19 no ground for postponing polls: SC on Bihar elections

New Delhi, Aug 28 | The Supreme Court on Friday said Covid-19 cannot be a ground for postponing elections, as it declined to entertain...

Israeli PM accepts deal to avoid new elections

Jerusalem, Aug 24 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he has agreed to postpone a looming budget deadline, preventing the fourth national...

Libyan PM orders ceasefire, calls for elections

Tripoli, Aug 21 | UN-backed Prime Minister of Libya Fayez Serraj on Friday announced a ceasefire and ending of all hostilities in Libya and...

NZ delays general elections due to pandemic

Wellington, Aug 17 | New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday announced that the general elections, initially scheduled to be held on September...

Iran to hold run-off parliamentary elections on Sept 11

Tehran, Aug 12 | The Iranian government's spokesman said on Tuesday that the run-off parliamentary elections will be held on September 11, Tasnim news...

Counting of votes for SL general elections underway

Colombo, Aug 6 | Counting of votes cast in Sri Lanka's 16th general elections was underway on Thursday, a poll official announced.Election Commission Chairman...

Upcoming SL general elections to be most expensive

Colombo, Aug 1 | The upcoming Sri Lankan general elections to elect a new 225-member Parliament scheduled to take place on August 5, will...

UN welcomes setting date for early elections in Iraq

Baghdad, Aug 1 | The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's announcement of setting June 6, 2021,...

Iraqi PM says early elections to be held on June 6,...

Baghdad, Aug 1 | Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi set June 6, 2021, as a date for the early elections, which is part of...

HK postpones elections for a year ‘over virus concerns’

Hong Kong, Aug 1 | The Hong Kong government has postponed September's parliamentary elections by a year, saying it is necessary amid a rise...

Iran hails Syria’s parliamentary elections

Tehran, July 21 | Iranian Foreign Ministry hailed Syria's recent parliamentary elections as "successful," said the ministry's website.In a statement, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman...

Syria holds parliamentary elections

Damascus, July 19 | Voting was underway on Sunday for Syria's parliamentary elections, the third since the start of the civil war in 2011...

Ruling parties in Galicia, Basque win in regional elections

Madrid, July 14 | The ruling parties in Galicia and the Basque Country in northern Spain won in the regional elections after voting took...

Singapore’s ruling party wins general elections

Singapore, July 11 | Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has won the city-state's general elections, garnering 83 of the total 93 parliamentary seats,...

Voting underway for Singapore general elections

Singapore, July 10 | Voting was underway on Friday for Singapore's general elections, where the city-state's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) is contesting on...

DDCA may request HC for extension of time to hold elections

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi, July 6 | The Delhi and District Cricket Association may move to the High Court for extension of time to...

ECI seeks report on condition of states; will then decide on...

New Delhi, July 2 | The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked for a detailed report from the election officials of the states...

192 candidates to compete for 93 seats in Singapore elections

Singapore, July 1 | A total of 192 candidates turned up to compete for 93 seats in the upcoming general election in Singapore.The candidates...

New York to hold primary elections on Tuesday

New York, June 22 | New York, one of the traditionally Democratic US states, on Tuesday will hold its primary polls in which most...

DDCA Elections: Jaitley’s son Rohan approached, members ask him to be...

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi, June 21 | With the Delhi High Court ordering for elections in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) for...

Sri Lanka to hold parliamentary elections on Aug 5

Colombo, June 11 | Sri Lanka is set to hold its parliamentary elections on August 5, the country's National Election Commission (NEC) announced after...

Elections to 18 RS seats on June 19

New Delhi, June 1 | The Rajya Sabha biennial polls, which were deferred in March, will now be held on June 19. The results...

ICC Elections: Huge blow for Manohar as Ethics Officer clears Graves

By Baidurjo Bhose New Delhi, May 25 | The election fever has truly gripped the International Cricket Council (ICC). And in what can be seen...

Imran Khan govt move to hold elections in Gilgit-Baltistan illegal: Pakistani...

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, May 11 | A Pakistani human rights activist has called Islamabad's move to fortify its occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan by...

Polish elections postponed after parties strike deal

Warsaw, May 7 | Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) struck a deal with its junior coalition partner Agreement party to postpone the...

SL fixes fresh dates for parliamentary elections

Colombo, April 21 | Sri Lanka has announced June 20 as the new date for its parliamentary elections, after the initial plans to hold...

S.Korean ruling party wins landslide majority in general elections

Seoul, April 16 | South Korea's ruling Democratic Party (DP) led by President Moon Jae-in has secured a landslide victory in the general elections,...

S.Korea to hold parliamentary elections on April 15

Seoul, April 6 | South Korea will hold parliamentary elections on April 15 at 14,330 polling stations across the nation amid the coronavirus pandemic,...

COVID-19: EC defers Rajya Sabha elections

New Delhi, March 24 | The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday announced deferment of March 26 biennial polls to 18 seats in the Rajya...

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Hopeful of quick revival of India’s aviation sector: Airbus South Asia...

New Delhi, Oct 24 | Strong local fundamentals will aide the revival of India's aviation sector, believes Airbus South Asia President, Remi Maillard. In a...