Burundi Opposition parties announce election boycott

Burundi`s opposition parties announced Friday they will boycott all upcoming key elections, saying it was not possible to hold a fair vote following weeks of violence over President Pierre Nkurunziza`s bid to cling to power.

Miffed at lack of development work, village boycotts Delhi polling

Angry over the absence of any development work in their area, residents of Jhangola village in Narela constituency Friday boycotted polling in the Delhi Assembly elections.

JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested for poll boycott campaign in Kashmir
JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested for poll boycott campaign in Kashmir

Separatist leader Yasin Malik was on Thursday arrested by the state authorities for leading a campaign to boycott assembly elections scheduled to be held in Jammu and Kashmir next month.

Stone-pelting incidents in Srinagar, youth killed in firing

A youth was killed and two others were injured when security forces allegedly opened fire to chase away stone-pelting protesters here today, police sources said.

Odisha Maoists oppose polls, call for shutdown

Urging people to boycott the polls, the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoists has called for a shutdown in parts of Odisha April 10, a rebel leader said in an audio message Tuesday.

Jordan`s Muslim Brotherhood threaten poll boycott

Jordan`s powerful Muslim Brotherhood may
boycott this year`s municipal elections if the government fails to deliver on promised democratic reforms, a group
spokesman warned Tuesday.

Myanmar state media warns poll boycott blocks democracy

Myanmar`s state media on Sunday
warned that citizens must vote "without fail" in the upcoming
election and accused those advocating a boycott of misleading
the people.

Maoists renew poll boycott call in Jharkhand

After the peaceful first phase elections in Jharkhand, the Maoists Thursday renewed their call for poll boycott of the remaining four phases in
the state.