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D Raja meets Sonia, discusses 'common candidate' for presidential poll

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here to discuss the upcoming presidential election and conveyed his party's stand to support a "common candidate" put up by all the "secular democratic parties".

Election Commission to fill up vacancies in Lok Sabha, assemblies ahead of presidential poll

Bypolls to three Lok Sabha and 12 Assembly seats will be held soon, months ahead of the election for the President's office due later this year to fill up vacancies in the electoral college.

Donald Trump's victory may deter intl students coming to US: Experts

Donald Trump's victory may deter intl students coming to US: Experts

Donald Trump's victory in presidential polls may deter or restrict international students coming to the US for higher education and threaten the estimated USD 35 billion it adds to the American economy, experts have warned.

Bolivians vote on limits to leftist Morales's record rule

Bolivians have voted on whether to allow Evo Morales, a leftist who is under fire over corruption allegations, to seek a fourth term and potentially extend his presidency until 2025.

UN chief praises 'peaceful' Central African Republic vote

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised the peaceful conduct of presidential elections in the Central African Republic, calling on the war-torn country's leaders to maintain a "constructive atmosphere."

Major economic reforms only after Prez polls: Union Minister

Amid fervent calls for bold decisions in the economic front, Union Minister Ashwani Kumar on Wednesday said major reforms are possible only after the forthcoming Presidential polls.