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Kerry, candidates to hold second day of meetings on disputed Afghan vote

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 02:06

US Secretary of State John Kerry held meetings late into the night on Friday in an effort to resolve Afghanistan`s disputed presidential election, warning the two candidates that the country`s transition to a self-reliant state hung in the balance unless the credibility of the vote was restored.

Social media played key role in Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:05

Social media has played a significant role in recent Lok Sabha elections and it will continue to do so in future, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Congress, NCP to contest Maharashtra Assembly polls together: Prithviraj Chavan

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 19:22

Expressing his full confidence over the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance winning a fourth term in office, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said it would fight the upcoming Assembly elections together.

Prithviraj Chavan to remain Maharashtra CM, lead party in Assembly polls: Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 21:34

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will continue in his post and lead Congress in the upcoming Assembly elections, the party`s high command said on Thursday.

India refrains from commenting on charges in Afghan Prez poll

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:02

Amid allegations of rigging in the Afghan Presidential polls, India today refrained from commenting on the charges and said it was monitoring the political developments in the war-torn country.

In Indonesia vote, ballots travel on horseback and by boat

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:29

Carrying ballot boxes on their backs, Indonesian tribesmen climbed barefoot up a mountain in a remote part of Borneo island to ensure a small village would not miss the chance to take part in Wednesday`s presidential poll.

Tarun Gogoi seems not confident leading Congress in 2016 Assam polls

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:37

With dissidence against his leadership continuing, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi seems not confident in leading Congress in 2016 assembly polls in the state as he said today it was not important who will lead the party in polls but the party`s win.

Afghan election candidate set to reject result

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:26

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was set to reject preliminary election results released today, heightening a political crisis over fraud that threatens to trigger instability as US-led troops pull out.

Afghan candidates in last minute talks to defuse election crisis

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:20

Afghanistan is due to announce preliminary results of the run-off vote at 2 pm (0930 GMT). Official final results are due on July 22.

JKNPP to go alone in J&K Assembly polls

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 22:48

Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) will contest the upcoming state Assembly elections alone, the party said today.

NCP asks party workers to unitedly contest Assembly polls

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:20

NCP`s Maharashtra unit chief Sunil Tatkare and state Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar have asked the leaders of the party`s Thane unit to shed their differences and come together for the upcoming Assembly polls.

Congress leaders demand for naming of CM candidates immediately, overhaul within party

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 23:59

Two weeks after Congress president Sonia Gandhi formed a committee headed by senior party leader AK Antony to introspect the reasons behind the worst-ever performance of the party in 2014 General Elections, candidates who lost during the polls have called for radical changes within the party while asking for an immediate announcement of the chief ministerial candidates in the poll bound states.