The United Nations said Tuesday it had stepped in to help broker a solution to Afghanistan`s election crisis, hosting talks between presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah and the election authority that he has boycotted.
Sri Lanka`s Marxist party JVP today dismissed reports that it had sought India`s backing to field a common opposition candidate against President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his bid to seek a third-term in the next polls.
President Giorgio Napolitano begins his unprecedented second term with the daunting task of trying to find a candidate who can form a government two months after national elections left Italy with no clear winner.
An independent candidate for the ongoing Panchayat polls in Assam was caught red handed when he was distributing fake currency notes among the voters in south Dharamtul gaon panchayat constituency on Sunday.
On the direction of the Election Commission, an FIR has been filed against JVM-P candidate Ajay Kumar after a rival candidate complained of having an audio CD where Kumar is "conversing with a Maoist leader" to garner votes.