General Elections

Reforms unlikely till next general elections: Raghuram Rajan

Reforms unlikely till next general elections: Raghuram Rajan

The next general elections are scheduled in early 2019.

Mar 21, 2018, 09:14 AM IST
New Zealand's deadlock general elections: 'Kingmaker' Winston Peters to hold talks today

New Zealand's deadlock general elections: 'Kingmaker' Winston Peters to hold talks today

 New Zealand`s maverick "kingmaker" Winston Peters arrived in Wellington Tuesday for talks that will eventually determine the outcome of the country`s deadlocked general election.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
BJP leads parties in receiving funds, gets Rs 705 crore in donations in last four years: ADR

BJP leads parties in receiving funds, gets Rs 705 crore in donations in last four years: ADR

BJP received Rs 705 crore donation in FY 2012-13 to 2015-16, as per ADR.

Aug 17, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Kenyan woman gives birth while waiting to vote

Kenyans are voting in six elections, including a too-close-to-call race between President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is seeking a second term, and longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga.

Aug 08, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

UK PM Thersa May and DUP have largely agreed support deal

Theresa May failed to secure an outright majority after Thursday`s election and is aiming to strike a deal with the DUP to pass her legislative programme. 

Jun 13, 2017, 20:06 PM IST
Six killed, 48 injured in terror attacks in London

Six killed, 48 injured in terror attacks in London

The Indian High Commission in London has set up a Public Response Unit for any Indians caught up in the attack.

Jun 04, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
NDA to get 360 seats if General Elections held today; 65% say Narendra Modi best suited to be PM: Survey

NDA to get 360 seats if General Elections held today; 65% say Narendra Modi best suited to be PM: Survey

In a recent poll PM Modi has been given a major thumbs up by voters.

Jan 26, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

New Indian ambassador to US Navtej Sarna assumes charge

India's new ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna, who arrived in the city a few days before the general elections, has kicked off his engagements with a meeting with powerful Democratic Senator Jack Reed.

Nov 16, 2016, 06:37 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi calls for debate on simultaneous Lok Sabha and state polls

PM Narendra Modi calls for debate on simultaneous Lok Sabha and state polls

The Prime Minister said leaders of almost all political parties privately say that something must be done but several had often hesitated to speak on the issue after he raised it publicly.

Nov 04, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

Thailand upholds elections roadmap despite King's death

Bangkok; Thailand will maintain its intention to hold general elections late next year, as planned by the military junta`s roadmap, despite the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, an official said on

Oct 17, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

Ready to hold national, state polls simultaneously: CEC Zaidi

India's Election Commission is prepared to simultaneously hold general and state assembly polls provided there is a consensus among all political parties and constitutional amendments to this effect, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi has said.

Jul 05, 2016, 14:02 PM IST
Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

It is for the first time that the poll panel has officially said it could conduct Lok Sabha and state polls together.

Jun 08, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
PM Modi still most popular leader; NDA to get 342 seats if elections held today: Survey

PM Modi still most popular leader; NDA to get 342 seats if elections held today: Survey

The BJP-led NDA government will get 342 seats if elections were held today. 

May 26, 2016, 23:50 PM IST

Thailand may hold new elections in September 2016: PM

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday the next General Elections in the country will likely take place in September 2016, if the draft charter is approved via referendum.

May 27, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Ethiopia elections `credible`, say AU observers

General Elections held on Sunday in Ethiopia were "credible" and in line with African Union standards, AU observers said on Tuesday.

May 26, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Ethiopia`s democracy put to the test in general election

Ethiopia, Africa`s second-most populous country, holds general elections Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is seen as all but certain to stay in office.

May 22, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

Opposition wins Guyana vote: Preliminary results

An upstart opposition alliance has won Guyana`s general elections, ousting leftist President Donald Ramotar`s party from power after 23 years, according to preliminary results released Thursday.

May 15, 2015, 08:37 AM IST
UK PM woos Indian-origin voters, says 'phir ek baar Cameron sarkar'

UK PM woos Indian-origin voters, says 'phir ek baar Cameron sarkar'

Premier David Cameron tried to woo the Indian community in the UK with a campaign slogan in Hindi 'Phir ek baar Cameron sarkar', using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popular poll mantra.

May 05, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

Congress would win next elections, Rahul Gandhi to be PM: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Amid speculation over Rahul Gandhi's elevation, a senior congress leader and former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday predicted that the Congress would win the next elections and Gandhi would be the next Prime Minister.

May 04, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

Buhari says does not expect `tampering` in Nigeria vote

 Nigeria`s opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari told AFP Thursday that he does not expect "tampering" in general elections this weekend but warned of "consequences" if there is foul play.

Mar 27, 2015, 00:05 AM IST