Sisi orders preparations for parliamentary polls

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi Tuesday ordered to form a parliamentary election commission to prepare for the upcoming parliamentary polls, a presidential spokesperson said.

Former union minister Tapan Sikdar on ventillator

BJP leader and former union minister Tapan Sikdar was put on ventilator support Tuesday after he was admitted to a private hospital following serious respiratory problems.

Indonesia races to count Parliamentary poll results

Indonesian officials raced against time Friday to finish counting votes from last month`s legislative polls before a midnight deadline, as fears grew the announcement of the results may have to be delayed.

Iraq attacks kill 15 as UN warns of `divisive` polls

The attacks came on the second day of campaigning for April 30 parliamentary polls, Iraq`s first since March 2010.

Egypt to hold presidential election first: Mansour

Egypt will hold a presidential election before parliamentary polls this year, interim President Adly Mansour said move that could pave way for the swift election of army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Congress begins candidate selection process in North East

Congress has begun the process of selecting candidates in the northeastern states for the upcoming parliamentary polls, party sources said Thursday.

Malian president`s party wins parliamentary polls

The party of Mali`s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and its allies have won the west African nation`s parliamentary elections, according to provisional results announced by the government.

Bangladesh opposition wants Parliamentary polls put off

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has urged the Election Commission to postpone the January 5 parliamentary elections in order to "save the country" as the countrywide blockade of road, rail and water transport called by the BNP-led opposition alliance entered the third day Monday.

Egypt`s opposition to boycott parliamentary polls, dialogue

Egypt`s main opposition umbrella group - the National Salvation Front - announced that it would boycott the upcoming parliamentary polls.

Preparations on to project itself as alternative in TN: BJP

BJP state unit on Friday said it had started preparations for the next Parliamentary polls, scheduled in 2014.

Fears of chaos ahead of Egypt parliamentary polls

Egypt will vote for a new parliament starting on November 28.

Egypt to hold parliamentary polls in three rounds

Preparations for the elections will start in September and the polls will follow within 30 days.

Euroskeptic parties make gains in Finland vote

With all ballots counted, biggest vote-winner was National Coalition Party.

Nigeria closes land borders ahead of parliamentary polls

Land borders were closed in Nigeria as the country holds a rescheduled parliamentary polls
tomorrow, even as the Independent National Electoral
Commission (INEC) further postponed the process in some
constituencies.

Mamata says she does not spend more than Rs 10 lakh in polls

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata
Banerjee on Sunday claimed that her election expense was never
more than Rs 10 lakh.

Afghan EC certifies parliamentary winners

Afghanistan`s EC would issue winners` certificates to successful candidates.

Protests, clashes mark Egypt polls

Egypt`s parliamentary polls is expected to strengthen ruling party`s grip.

Three Afghan election staff found killed

The 3 Independent Election Commission officials were kidnapped during voting.

Taliban kidnap 18 election workers, campaigners

Afghans will cast ballots to elect 249 members of lower house of Parliament.

Australia PM vows `Yes we will` as tight polls loom

Australian PM Gillard makes a Barack Obama-style "Yes we will" pledge.