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Congress ready to contest on all seats if no consensus with NCP: Prithviraj Chavan

Congress ready to contest on all seats if no consensus with NCP: Prithviraj Chavan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 20:14

Amid an ongoing tussle with long-time ally NCP on seat sharing, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday warned that his party Congress will contest on all seats if there is no consensus with Sharad Pawar`s faction.

Two Ukrainian parties leave parliament coalition to trigger election

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:11

Two Ukrainian parties said on Thursday they had left a majority coalition in parliament to allow President Petro Poroshenko to call a new election and clear what one politician called "Moscow agents" from the chamber.

Kurds agree on Fuad Masum for Iraq president: Official

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 07:15

Veteran Iraqi politician Fuad Masum was almost guaranteed to become Iraq`s next president after the main Kurdish blocs in parliament agreed on his candidacy Thursday.

Congress will have to take call on continuing alliance: JMM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 04:54

JMM today said the Congress party leadership will have to decide whether they would continue the prevailing alliance or forge ties with any other political party in the upcoming Assembly election.

Over 100 candidates to compete for Iraqi presidency

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 06:55

More than 100 candidates are vying for the Iraqi presidency as lawmakers prepare to choose the nation `s new leadership.

Do`s & don`ts for security forces during assembly polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 03:51

Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath today asked security forces to follow standard operative procedures (SOP) during the forthcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

Repoll ordered at booth in U`khand CM`s constituency

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:58

A day after bypolls were held for three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand, repoll was ordered Tuesday at a booth of Dharchula constituency from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is contesting.

Everything would be taken into account before announcing polls: CEC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:12

Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Tuesday said clubbing Jharkhand assembly polls with Haryana, Maharashtra and Jammu & Kashmir is a difficult task following monsoon and festivals in the state and everything would be taken into account before announcing the election schedule.

CEC meets political parties in Jharkhand ahead of polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:27

BJP on Monday raised its apprehensions of a large number of Bangladeshi infiltrators getting into voter`s list and urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter before the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

Afghan vote audit goes slowly as problems arise

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

Four days after Afghanistan began a massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election, disagreements and a shortage of observers have slowed progress.

Lawmakers still questioning Afghanistan drawdown

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 00:51

The Afghan election crisis and unravelling of Iraq have lawmakers and regional allies thinking President Barack Obama should rethink his decision to withdraw virtually all US troops from Afghanistan by the close of 2016.

BJP for re-election in Delhi: State chief Satish Upadhyay

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 22:03

Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday said he has asked party workers to "gird up their loins" for fresh elections, signalling it will not cobble together the numbers to form a government in the national capital.