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Rival Libya cabinets meet amid political chaos

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:32

Libya`s contested new cabinet convened for the first time Thursday, defying the outgoing administration, which refuses to hand over power and held its own session.

About 60 lakh voters chose NOTA in Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 14:50

Close to 60 lakh voters opted for the None of The Above (NOTA) option across the country while exercising their franchise in the 16th Lok Sabha polls with the maximum percentage of the electorate going for this choice in Puducherry.

Nearly 1,200 complaints received in Bhopal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 21:02

As many as 1,199 complaints have been received by the Election Commission here from political parties and others against government officials during the course of Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh.

Guj activist says Ramdev flouted poll code; CEO seeks report

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 23:04

Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer Wednesday asked the district collector to submit a report on whether yoga guru Ramdev violated the Model Code of Conduct by making political comments during a religious function here as alleged by an RTI activist.

EC issues warning to Narendra Modi over `khooni panja` remark

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 20:53

EC has expressed strong disapproval over BJP`s prime ministerial candidate for 2014 General Elections Narendra Modi`s `khooni panja` remark.

Yameen says he will draw half salary

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 16:13

Yameen, 54, has said he would prefer to live in his own home and collect half the presidential salary after assuming office.

Mohammed Nasheed `graciously` accepts defeat as Yameen wins Maldives run-off

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 14:14

Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed, who won earlier run-offs, on Sunday accepted defeat saying he didn`t want to incite violence.

Yameen sworn in as new Maldivian President

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:48

The Maldives` Elections Commission announced early Sunday the preliminary results of the second round of presidential election, and confirmed Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) candidate Abdulla Yameen as the president-elect.

20 held for showing ballot slip in Maldives

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 14:42

More than 20 people were arrested Saturday in the Maldives for showing their ballot slips after casting their vote in the presidential run-off, a media report said.

Maldives election results Sunday

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 13:35

Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuad Thoufeek has said the final results of the presidential run-off will be announced Sunday, a media report said.

Maldives political parties agree to EC`s new poll dates

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 23:49

Main parties in Maldives on Tuesday pledged to cooperate with authorities to hold the controversy-ridden presidential re-vote on November 9, as political uncertainty loomed large with the constitutional deadline to elect a new President fast-approaching.

Maldives poll panel moves to finalise presidential election date

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 14:08

The Elections Commission (EC) of Maldives plans to hold talks with the government and political parties Sunday to finalise the date of the presidential election that should have been held Saturday as planned earlier.