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.