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Friday, May 24, 2013
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani blasts Iran`s rulers
A website is reporting that former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has strongly criticised the po...
Iran allows eight contenders for presidential election
Iranian legislative body has approved eligibility of eight presidential candidates for the June 14 p...
Iran election overseers may bar former president
Iran`s election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next ...
Iran`s Revolutionary Guard warns against post-election turmoil
A senior commander in Iran`s Revolutionary Guard has warned that his forces will be on watch for pos...
Pakistan holds re-polling after fraud claims
Re-polling in a parliamentary seat started in Pakistan`s port city Karachi Sunday following allegati...
Ivory Coast army arrests militia leader
A militia leader accused of grave crimes during Ivory Coast`s 2010-11 post-election violence was tak...
WB panchayat polls: SEC holds meet with DMs, SPs
The West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday held a meeting with the district magistrates a...
WB govt gives three dates for panchayat poll to SEC
The West Bengal government Friday sent the State Election Commission three dates July 2, 6 and 10 fo...
West Bengal SEC seeks deletion of `consent` in HC order on panchayat polls
West Bengal State Election Commission filed an application before the Calcutta HC claiming that the ...
‘Woman on ballot’ not ‘approved by law’: Iran council cleric
Iran’s constitutional body, the Guardian Council, has ruled out women’s participation in Presidentia...
Sharif`s PML-N gets 124 seats in Pak National Assembly
Nawaz Sharif`s PML-N has bagged 124 of the 272 directly elected seats in Pakistan`s National Assembl...
Nawaz Sharif may retain foreign affairs portfolio
Pakistan`s Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif may retain the crucial foreign affairs portfolio with h...
Differences over panchayat poll dates at govt-SEC meeting
There were differences at a meeting on Thursday between the State Election Commission and the West B...
Imran Khan gives 3-day ultimatum to Pakistan Election Commission to probe rigging
Khan said that rigging has been reported from 25 constituencies across the country, adding that it w...
60% votes cast in Arunachal rural, civic polls
An estimated 60 percent voters exercised their franchise for the three-tier Panchayati Raj system in...
BJP rules out alliance with BJD in next election in Odisha
Ruling out any alliance with its erstwhile partner BJD in Odisha for next elections, BJP on Wednesda...
Minister slams SEC for listing poll booths as per sensitivity
West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee on Wednesday questioned the authority the State Ele...
Statistics confirm rigging reports in Karachi
An elections observer group in Pakistan has confirmed reports of rigging at some polling stations in...
British PM telephones Sharif to stress `strong bond`
British Prime Minister David Cameron has telephoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz...
Silent voters catapulted PML-N to power: Pak daily
The PML-N was nearly reaching the majority mark in the National Assembly all thanks to "silent voter...
Former premier Pervez Ashraf barred from leaving Pakistan
Former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf was on Monday barred from leaving the country over allegations of ...
Double whammy for Mamata government in court
Calcutta HC ordered CBI probe into a Trinamool Congress worker`s death allegedly in police custody.
Yousuf Raza Gilani resigns from PPP`s vice-chairman post
Former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday resigned from the post of vice-chairman of the Pakistan ...
Pak polls show people`s commitment to democracy: EU
The unprecedented turnout in Pakistan`s general election reflected the people`s commitment to democr...
Pak polls: PPP accepts defeat but decries militants` shadow over polls
The Pakistan People`s Party today accepted defeat in the landmark general elections but said it had ...
Election Commission of Pakistan meets over rigging
Pakistan went to polls Saturday for the National Assembly and provincial assemblies. Monday saw prot...
PPP likely to form government in Sindh province
The daily Dawn cited unofficial results which showed the party has got 70 of the 130 general seats.
Rights panel finds shortcomings in Pakistan polls
It also noted that the 2013 election was "the costliest ever in the country`s history, and the peopl...
Protests in Pakistan over rigging allegations
Soon after unofficial results began to trickle in, some losing candidates levelled rigging charges.
Pakistan Elections 2013: Nawaz Sharif on way to attain majority, form govt
Having received an overwhelming lead over its rivals in Pakistan elections, Pakistan Muslim Leauge-N...
Obama congratulates Pakistan on successful election
US President Barack Obama on Sunday congratulated Pakistan on successful completion of parliamentary...
Pakistan poll results delayed due to transparent process: ECP
There has been a delay in the announcement of results of the general elections in Pakistan due to th...
Pak polls: Imran welcomes poll outcome but alleges rigging
Crickter-turned-politician Imran Khan today said his party would act as a "solid opposition" even as...
Pak polls: Sharif promises talks with India on Kashmir
Nawaz Sharif, who was on Sunday poised to return to power in Pakistan after a 14-year hiatus, said a...
Pak polls: World leaders felicitate Nawaz Sharif
Leaders of many countries on Sunday felicitated Nawaz Sharif on his party`s victory in the general e...
Pak polls: PML-N supporters celebrate victory
PML-N supporters took to the streets here in droves today to celebrate the victory of Nawaz Sharif`s...
Musharraf`s party wins 2 seats despite election boycott
Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf`s party today managed to win a seat each in the Nati...
PML-N says it will frame national policy to counter terrorism
The PML-N, which is set to form the next government in Pakistan, will frame a national policy to cou...
Nawaz Sharif`s supporters celebrate victory in centre, Punjab
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) activists are celebrating their party`s victory in Punjab and a...
Pakistan Election Results 2013: Imran Khan`s PTI ready for role as opposition
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has said it has emerged as the second largest national party, cap...
Arrest warrant for 9 Pakistani poll station officers
An arrest warrant has been issued for nine presiding officers of polling stations in a National Asse...
`Pakistan elections a resounding victory for democracy`
Pakistan voted Saturday for the National Assembly and the provincial assemblies.
Nawaz Sharif: The Lion of Punjab roars in Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif, known as the `Lion of Punjab` who has promised to restart peace process with India an...
Pakistan Election Results: Imran`s ex-wife hails party`s good show
Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan`s ex-wife Jemima Khan has hailed the success of his political...
Pakistan Election Results: PPP suffers huge setback, Ashraf faces rout
In an embarrassing setback to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) that ruled the country since 2008, forme...
Pakistan Elections 2013: Nawaz Sharif vows to fulfil all poll promises
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Nawaz Sharif Saturday pledged to fulfil all the promises ...
Pakistan polls 2013: People’s mandate goes to Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz Sharif was poised for a record third term as Pakistan`s Prime Minister with his PML-N party to...
We are awaiting response from WB govt: SEC on panchayat polls
The State Election Commission is yet to get any response from the West Bengal government regarding t...
Pakistan General Elections 2013: EC extends voting time by an hour
Pakistan Election Commission on Saturday extended the time for voting by an hour following large vot...
Mamata govt may move SC over panchayat order
The West Bengal government will approach the Supreme Court if a division bench of the Calcutta High ...
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