Pakistan polls: 2 tribal women to contest for first time

Two women from Pakistan`s restive northwest have made history by becoming the first tribal women to file nomination papers for the May 11 parliamentary polls.

Musharraf offered to contest polls from Dera Bugti

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has unveiled a plan for his party to contest elections from constituencies in all four provinces, including Dera Bugti in Balochistan.

Jacob`s son set to contest polls

Anoop Jacob, the son of late Kerala minister T.M. Jacob, plans to contest the Piravom assembly seat represented by his father.

Nigeria`s Prez declares intention to contest polls on Facebook

Nigerian President today announced on his Facebook page that he will run in presidential polls.