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Ready to hold national, state polls simultaneously: CEC Zaidi

India's Election Commission is prepared to simultaneously hold general and state assembly polls provided there is a consensus among all political parties and constitutional amendments to this effect, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi has said.

Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

It is for the first time that the poll panel has officially said it could conduct Lok Sabha and state polls together.

PM Modi still most popular leader; NDA to get 342 seats if elections held today: Survey

PM Modi still most popular leader; NDA to get 342 seats if elections held today: Survey

The BJP-led NDA government will get 342 seats if elections were held today. 

Thailand may hold new elections in September 2016: PM

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday the next General Elections in the country will likely take place in September 2016, if the draft charter is approved via referendum.

Ethiopia elections `credible`, say AU observers

General Elections held on Sunday in Ethiopia were "credible" and in line with African Union standards, AU observers said on Tuesday.

Ethiopia`s democracy put to the test in general election

Ethiopia, Africa`s second-most populous country, holds general elections Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is seen as all but certain to stay in office.

Opposition wins Guyana vote: Preliminary results

An upstart opposition alliance has won Guyana`s general elections, ousting leftist President Donald Ramotar`s party from power after 23 years, according to preliminary results released Thursday.

UK PM woos Indian-origin voters, says 'phir ek baar Cameron sarkar'

UK PM woos Indian-origin voters, says 'phir ek baar Cameron sarkar'

Premier David Cameron tried to woo the Indian community in the UK with a campaign slogan in Hindi 'Phir ek baar Cameron sarkar', using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popular poll mantra.

Congress would win next elections, Rahul Gandhi to be PM: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Amid speculation over Rahul Gandhi's elevation, a senior congress leader and former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday predicted that the Congress would win the next elections and Gandhi would be the next Prime Minister.

Buhari says does not expect `tampering` in Nigeria vote

 Nigeria`s opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari told AFP Thursday that he does not expect "tampering" in general elections this weekend but warned of "consequences" if there is foul play.

Key numbers for Nigeria`s general election

 Africa`s most populous country and top economy, Nigeria, holds general elections on Saturday. 

Germany warns Greece over reforms as radical left rises

Germany`s finance minister warned Greece that any new government must respect commitments made by its predecessor, as the country moved closer to early elections that EU officials fear would be won by a radical leftist party.

Shinzo Abe beats economic drum to refrain that `Japan is back`

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s expected easy victory in Sunday`s general election marks another chapter in the career of a man who has enjoyed rare individual success in Japan`s consensus-driven politics.

Post-elections, biz confidence pushes up PC sales by 5.8%: IDC

Helped by improved business sentiment after general elections, PC shipments in the country grew by 5.8 percent to about 2.67 million units during the quarter ended September 30, compared to the previous three months, research firm IDC said.

Myanmar parliament head rules out charter change

The influential speaker of Myanmar's parliament said on Tuesday the military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president will not be changed before next year's general election.

Indo-Pak peace should not be held hostage by Kashmir: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday held his first public rally here, launching his political career in a big way.

Bosnia holds vote amid mounting discontent and economic woes

Bosnia holds general elections Sunday against the backdrop of mounting social discontent as well as ethnic disputes and rampant corruption that are blocking its entry into the European Union.

Telangana braces for massive household survey on Tuesday

Life in Telangana may come to a standstill on Tuesday with the Government conducting a massive household survey across the newly-formed State to ascertain comprehensive information on the citizens, an exercise which has attracted criticism from certain quarters.

Lok Sabha poll debacle: Antony panel doesn`t blame Rahul Gandhi

The much talked about report of the AK Antony panel, which went into the reasons of worst-ever poll debacle of Congress, was today submitted to party President Sonia Gandhi.

Amit Shah best suited for BJP president post: Rajnath Singh

Ratifying Amit Shah as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President, outgoing party chief Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, India will become `jagat guru` again.