Pier Luigi Bersani

Italian in disarray as lawmakers vote for Prez

Voting in Italy`s Parliament to pick a president entered a chaotic third day on Saturday, with the left in total disarray after its leaders resigned over failure to get their candidates elected.

Apr 20, 2013, 14:39 PM IST

Italy centre-left leader Bersani to resign

Italy`s centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani on Friday told members of his party he would step down after failing to push through his preferred candidate for president.

Apr 20, 2013, 09:56 AM IST

Italy`s parties deadlocked on presidential vote

Italy`s Parliament failed to elect a new president during a second round of voting.

Apr 18, 2013, 12:09 PM IST

Italy’s Berlusconi says could support leftist president

Italy`s Silvio Berlusconi said he could consider supporting a candidate for president from his rivals on the left but only on a condition.

Apr 12, 2013, 13:31 PM IST

`Only mentally ill would want to run Italy`

Centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani won the General Election last month but lacks a vital majority in the Upper House of Parliament.

Mar 28, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

Italy`s Bersani tapped to form new government

Italy`s center-left leader, Pier Luigi Bersani, was chosen on Friday to form a new and viable government, which is badly needed to steer the country out of recession and get more Italians back to work.

Mar 23, 2013, 09:10 AM IST

Parties may struggle to form government in Italy

A center-left group of parties appears to have the best shot at forming a coalition government in Italy after an inconclusive national election.

Feb 27, 2013, 16:49 PM IST

Italy risks hung Parliament after cliffhanger election

With Italian vote counts almost complete, Italy seems to be headed for a political deadlock.

Feb 26, 2013, 09:02 AM IST

Italy elections: Early results indicate deadlock

Italy seems to be headed for a deadlock after the early polls indicated that the Houses of Parliament seem to be divided between left and the right.

Feb 25, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

Italy votes in crucial eurozone election; Berlusconi heckled by topless feminists

While Europe watched and prayed for stability in the eurozone’s third largest economy, Italians on Sunday voted in what is being termed as the country’ most important election for this austerity-stricken generation.

Feb 24, 2013, 09:50 AM IST