Over 40 Indians to contest local elections in Australia

With Indians emerging as one of the fastest growing communities in Victoria, the local government elections for the first time will see a big contingent of over 40 Indians entering the poll fray.

Local elections are mini-general elections: Chavan

Congress leaders from Maharashtra took stock of the party`s prospects in the coming local self-government
bodies elections in the state.

North Korea begins local elections amid succession

North Korea is trying to bolster the political position of Kim Jong Un.

Ex-rebel proxies sweep Sri Lanka local elections

Elections Department said Tamil National Alliance won 20 local councils out of the 25 it contested.

Rajapaksa in Jaffna ahead of local elections

Rajapaksa, who was inspecting the government`s
development drive activities in Jaffna, was accorded a
tumultuous welcome presidential officials said.

Albania votes in tense local elections

The polls were seen as a major test of the volatile`s country`s stability.

Voting starts in tense Albanian local elections

Local, international independent observers are closely monitoring the vote.

Sri Lanka opts for local elections in June

The last phase of local council
elections would be held in June and not before end of May, a senior minister said here Monday.

Sri Lanka to hold nationwide local elections in March

Sri Lanka plans to hold a
nationwide local elections in March, the first since the end
of the ethnic conflict in the country, officials said on Saturday.

Cong-NCP candidates elected unopposed in three constituencies

The ruling Congress-NCP coalition
candidates were elected unopposed in three out of the 11
constituencies where biennial elections to the Maharashtra
Legislative Council are scheduled to be held on November 27.

Slovenian centre-right tops local elections

Slovenia`s SDS has failed to unseat the centre-left mayor in Ljubljana.

Russia`s President raps ruling party over elections

President Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday criticised regional officials in Russia`s ruling party for failing to ensure fully democratic local elections last month.

Leading Kosovo parties claim victory in first vote

Kosovo`s two coalition parties claimed victory in the country`s first election since declaring independence as the election commission postponed Monday releasing complete results.

Rajapaksa party wins Jaffna polls, TNA wins Vavuniya

In the first post-war elections in Sri Lanka after the defeat of the LTTE, a pro-Tiger party on Sunday won the municipal poll in Vavuniya, an indication that the separatists still attract popular support, even as President Mahinda Rajapaksa`s coalition won Jaffna local elections.