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State elections over, auto fuel prices start rising again

New Delhi, May 4 | On the expected lines, oil companies did not wait long post declaration of state election results to raise the...

Jose K. Mani, the biggest loser in Kerala elections

Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 | Jose K. Mani is referred to as the politician born with a silver spoon in Kerala politics as he has...

Why BJP is winning Assembly elections in Assam?

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi/Guwahati, May 2 | The massive development work initiated under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's various central schemes combined with the...

Polling begins for final phase of UP panchayat elections

Lucknow, April 29 | Voting in the fourth and final phase of the panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh began on Thursday amid concerns over...

Campaigning ends for municipal elections in Telangana

Hyderabad, April 27 | Campaigning came to an end on Tuesday in seven urban local bodies in Telangana going to polls on April 30...

Armenian PM resigns ahead of snap parliamentary elections

Yerevan, April 25 | Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Sunday announced his resignation to pave the way for scheduled snap parliamentary elections in...

Telangana poll panel to go ahead with ULB elections

Hyderabad, April 22 | The Telangana State Election Commission on Thursday made it clear that it will go ahead with the conduct of...

Brace for hike in petrol, diesel prices post elections

By Subhash NarayanNew Delhi, Apr. April 21 | Petrol and diesel prices may increase soon at the end of the ongoing Assembly elections with...

UP Panchayat elections begin today

Lucknow, April 15 | Even as the pandemic situation worsens in Uttar Pradesh, the state has launched one of the biggest polling exercises --...

UP all set for Panchayat elections

Lucknow, April 14 | The much-awaited Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh will begin on Thursday with the first phase of polling in 18...

3 District Magistrates transferred before elections

Kolkata, April 7 | In a recent development, the Election Commission (EC) transferred three District Magistrates as well District Election Officers (DEOs) of three...

Polling percentage in 3rd phase of Bengal polls better than Lok...

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, April 7 | The people of the 31 assembly constituencies in West Bengal have voted overwhelmingly in the third phase...

Chile postpones landmark elections

Santiago, April 7 | Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced that this week's landmark polls to elect for councillors, mayors and, for the first time...

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Assembly elections end peacefully (Roundup)

Chennai/Puducherry, April 6 | Curtains came down on the single-phase Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Polling...

Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli elections

Jerusalem, March 24 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in the country's fourth elections in two years.The announcement came fewer than...

Exit polls suggest no immediate winner in Israeli elections

Jerusalem, March 24 | Exit polls for Israel's fourth election in two years finally suggested no immediate winner, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political...

Ex-CEC Quraishi not allowed to vote in coveted IIC elections

New Delhi, March 21 | Former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi was not allowed to vote in the elections at the India International...

Cong staring at its demise in UP elections next year

New Delhi, March 19 | If you thought it was impossible for the Congress to slump any further in Uttar Pradesh, here comes a...

Elections for mayor, municipal chairperson underway in Andhra

Amaravati, March 18 | Elections for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor for 11 municipal corporations and for the posts of chairpersons...

Even Gaddafi, Saddam Hussein used to have elections: Rahul

New Delhi, March 17 | Elections are not just about voting, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said, noting that even Iraq's Saddam Hussein and Libya's...

Chile extends April elections

Santiago, March 15 | Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced that the April Constitutional Convention elections would be extended from one day to two, amid...

Jose K. Mani emerges as star in Kerala elections

By Sanu V. GeorgeThiruvananthapuram, March 10 | Politics is the art of the impossible, is a statement that can be attributed to Jose K.Mani,...

Plea in SC seeks stay on sale of Electoral Bonds ahead...

New Delhi, March 9 | NGO Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on further sale of electoral...

Parties again swing into poll mode for Bihar panchayat elections

Patna, March 6 | After completion of Bihar assembly elections a few months ago, political parties in the state have swung into poll mode...

Pak holds Senate elections for 37 seats

Islamabad, March 3 | Pakistan on Wednesday held its Senate polls to elect 37 members of the upper house of the country's Parliament.According to...

Around 64% polling in local body elections in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, March 1 | There was an average of around 64% polling in the local body elections for municipalities, district and tehsil panchayats in...

G-23 row: Cong says leaders respected but should do more in...

New Delhi, Feb 27 | The Congress tried to smoothen things out after the group of dissenters chose to attack the party leadership over...

After civic poll success, AAP to pitch for Assembly elections in...

New Delhi, Feb 25 | After receiving an unprecedented response in Gujarat municipal corporation elections where it won 27 seats, the Aam Aadmi Party...

BJP leads in municipal elections in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Feb 23 | As the counting for the local body elections in six Municipal Corporations in Gujarat progresses on Tuesday, the trending figures...

UN envoy calls for free, safe environment for elections in Iraq

United Nations, Feb 17 | The top UN envoy for Iraq called for a free and safe environment for elections in Iraq scheduled for...

2.3 mn Palestinian voters registered for elections

Ramallah, Feb 11 | The Palestinian Central Elections Commission (PCEC) announced that 2.3 million voters have already been registered to cast their ballots in...

Iraq invites 52 countries to monitor elections

Baghdad, Feb 11 | Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) has sent invitations to embassies of 52 countries to monitor the country's elections slated...

JD (S) won’t contest by-elections due to lack of resources: Deve...

Bengaluru, Feb 10 | A day after Janata Dal (S) forged an alliance with the ruling BJP wrest the Karnataka Legislative Council chairman's ...

Ecuador votes in general elections

Quito, Feb 8 | Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, people across Ecuador voted in the general elections to bring in a new government and...

Sports ministry declares School Games Fed elections void

New Delhi, Feb 5 | The sports ministry on Friday declared the recent elections of the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) null and...

Indian boxing federation elections on Wednesday

Gurugram, Feb 2 | Elections for the posts of office-bearers of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) will be held here on Wednesday. The...

Palestinian general elections must be held on time: Fatah

Ramallah, Jan 29 | The Fatah party headed by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has insisted on holding the upcoming general elections in the state's...

UN ready to support Palestinian elections: Envoy

United Nations, Jan 27 | United Nations special coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Tor Wennesland, on Tuesday told the Security Council that...

PLO factions intend to form unified list in upcoming elections

Ramallah, Jan 26 | Several factions of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) have intended to form a unified list to compete in the elections...

Peru general elections to be held despite Covid: Prez

Lima, Jan 22 | Despite an ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti has confirmed that the general elections scheduled...

Our lives more important than elections: Andhra govt employees

Amaravati, Jan 21 | Andhra Pradesh High Court's green signal to conduct the rural local bodies elections drew an immediate response from the government...

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...

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RBI’s Regulations Review Authority sets up advisory group

Mumbai, May 7 | The Regulations Review Authority of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an advisory group to support it.The group...