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Even seniors won`t be spared if found wrong, hints Karunanidhi

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 22:17

After suspending 33 leaders in a post-poll shake-up, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Saturday hinted that he will not hesitate to crack the whip even against seniors if charges of indiscipline against them were proved true.

Maharashtra CM in Delhi, to discuss Assembly poll preparations

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 11:47

Maharashtra Chief Minister Pritiviraj Chavan arrived in the national capital on Saturday amid reports that several state leaders were gunning for his head ahead of the Legislative Assembly polls later this year.

Will Congress change the order to win future polls?

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 10:41

A month and a half after facing a drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress is likely to go for a major rejig anytime soon.

All India Congress Committee reshuffle likely next month

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 18:04

AICC set up is likely next month after an informal group led by A K Antony will submit its report to Congress President Sonia Gandhi after July 6, on the reasons for the party`s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha polls.

CRPF should be called `Loktantra Ke Prahari`: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:49

Rajnath Singh said on Thursday that CRPF had played an important role in successfully organising the General Elections in the country and should be called `Loktantra Ke Prahari`.

Palestinian president says Syria election helps to end war

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:02

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas said in a letter to Bashar al-Assad that his election as Syrian president will help to end the country`s three-year war, Damascus said on Wednesday.

Indonesian `Nazi` election video sparks anger

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:29

A Indonesian music video aimed at boosting support for a controversial ex-general running for the presidency sparked anger Wednesday after critics said it had Nazi overtones.

Tunisia parliamentary, presidential polls in October, November

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:14

Tunisia`s National Assembly approved Wednesday the proposed dates of parliamentary and presidential polls due to take place this year under a deal to end a major political crisis.

Libya votes in poll hoping to end post-Gaddafi chaos

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 13:22

Libyans were voting Wednesday in a legislative election the authorities hope will end political turmoil and deadly violence that has gripped the country since the ouster of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Hong Kong hits back at Chinese media over democracy poll

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:49

Hong Kong`s leader hit back Tuesday at Chinese media criticism of an unofficial democracy poll in the city, softening his stance after turnout far exceeded organisers` expectations with more than 700,000 voting so far.

Mozambique presidential candidate campaigns from bush hide-out

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:58

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesman said Tuesday.

Mauritanian President Abdel Aziz easily re-elected in boycotted vote

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 09:47

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has won another five-year term with 82 percent of the vote, officials said on Sunday, after an election boycotted by most of the opposition.