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Congress sweeps Uttarakhand Assembly bypoll

Congress sweeps Uttarakhand Assembly bypoll

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 16:12

The ruling Congress on Friday recorded a big win in the bypoll to three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand retaining Dharchula seat which went to Chief Minister Harish Rawat and wresting Doiwala and Someshwar seats from the BJP.

Congress proposes to go it alone in Bihar Assembly bypoll

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 23:32

Apparently deserted by RJD in the wake of disastrous results of General elections, Bihar Congress leaders have proposed to go it alone in Assembly bypolls on 10 seats next month.

Prabowo Subianto: Ex-general with a dark past

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:53

Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto ordered the abduction of democracy activists in the dying days of dictator Suharto`s rule, used to be married to one of the strongman`s daughters, and was once refused entry to the US over rights abuses.

Indonesia to announce results in disputed presidential poll

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:50

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is expected to be declared the winner of Indonesia`s disputed presidential election this week but his rival, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, is likely to mount a legal challenge that will prolong the political deadlock.

By-election for ten Assembly seats in Bihar on August 21

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:59

By-election for ten Legislative Assembly seats in Bihar, which will turn interesting if the JD(U) and the RJD joined hands against the BJP, will take place on August 21, Election Commission officials said today.

Kate Moss crowned Britain`s` new fashion icon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 20:43

Kate Moss has been voted as Britain`s new `Fashion Icon,` which is equivalent to 1960`s fashion face, Twiggy.

Ashok Chavan found guilty of fudging poll expenses, faces disqualification

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 09:38

Former Maharashtra chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan may be disqualified as Nanded MP after the Election Commission found him guilty of fudging his poll expenses during state elections in 2009.

Slovenian newcomer Miro Cerar wins snap vote: Exit poll

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 00:46

The party of Slovenian political newcomer Miro Cerar, a law professor, won snap elections on Sunday with 36.9 per cent of the vote, exit polls released by private POP TV showed.

Lalu Prasad Yadav hints at contesting Bihar Assembly poll with JD(U)

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 20:33

With both the RJD and JD(U) decimated by BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday indicated at fighting the coming Assembly elections in Bihar with the JD(U).

``Announce Afghan presidential poll result as scheduled``

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 19:10

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai Saturday called upon the country`s Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the election result according to schedule.

`Housefly` verdict to elect village deputy sarpanch in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:07

A newly elected woman deputy sarpanch owes her position to a housefly which descended and sat on a chit that contained her name among other two contestants in a gram panchayat poll in the district.

Joe Manganiello named hottest bachelor

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 08:55

`True Blood` star Joe Manganiello has been named the hottest bachelor in a magazine poll.