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Malawi arrests chief suspect in `Cashgate` scandal

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 05:36

A chief suspect in Malawi`s "Cashgate" corruption scandal, who was a high-ranking official and financier of ex-president Joyce Banda`s People`s Party, was arrested by police on Sunday.

Malawi`s Banda concedes defeat in presidential election

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 15:18

Malawian President Joyce Banda on Saturday congratulated her arch-rival Peter Mutharika for winning the country`s presidential election, whose result she had initially challenged. 

Peter Mutharika wins Malawi`s disputed presidential vote: Official

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 04:05

Peter Mutharika, the brother of Malawi`s former leader, was Friday declared winner of the country`s disputed presidential election after garnering 36.4 percent of the votes cast.

Malawi president scraps election, orders new vote

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 21:01

Malawi`s president said today that she has nullified an election because of alleged irregularities and has ordered that a new vote should be held within 90 days in the southern African nation.

President claims `serious irregularities` in Malawi vote

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 20:53

Mutharika told local radio station Capital FM his party had a lead over Banda and her People`s Party.

Banda in first electoral test in tight Malawi vote

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 19:02

Malawians voted Tuesday in closely fought national elections where incumbent President Joyce Banda faces the first democratic test of her rule in the small southern African country.

Rains, thundershowers in parts of UP

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 19:26

Light to moderate rains accompanied by thundershowers occurred at isolated places over Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours even as Banda district recorded the maximum temperature of 44.6 degrees Celsius.

Dacoits impacting Banda polls; Cong candidate complains to EC

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:50

Congress candidate from this Lok Sabha seat, Vivek Kumar Singh, has complained to Election Commission that dacoits in the region are terrorising villagers to vote for a particular party amid reports that bandits are calling the shots in Banda.

Son of Zambian ex-president jailed two years for graft

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 16:07

Zambian ex-diplomat and son of former president Rupiah Banda was on Friday sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of corruption.

Summit politics: Badal promises better show than son Sukhbir

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 15:27

A war memorial near this Punjab town is out to become a battleground of a different kind. An event to be hosted at the Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial complex in Chappar Chiri village is a father`s challenge to his political heir apparent.

Robbers kill woman, chop off hands to remove silver bangles

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 19:26

A gang of robbers allegedly killed a 70-year-old woman and and chopped off her hands to remove silver bangles in Uttar Pradesh`s Banda district, police sources said here on Thursday.

Two brothers killed over dispute in UP

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 13:42

Two brothers were killed by three persons over a minor dispute in Banda district here, police said on Saturday.