Afghanistan Presidential Election

Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani secures victory in presidential elections with 50.64% votes

Ghani has gained 9,23,868 voted, paving the way for his second five-year term, Pajhowk News Agency reported.

Dec 22, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

India calls Afghan Presidential elections important milestone

Saturday's election was the 3rd presidential elections in Afghanistan since 2001 after the fall of Taliban regime following American invasion.

Sep 29, 2019, 21:37 PM IST

Taliban reject Afghan unity government pact as US 'sham'

Afghanistan's Taliban militants on Monday decried a pact by rival election candidates to form a government of national unity as a "sham" orchestrated by the United States and unacceptable to the Afghan people.

Sep 22, 2014, 16:48 PM IST

Taliban slam Afghan power deal as 'sham' staged by US

A power-sharing deal signed by presidential rivals Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah ended the months-long dispute in Afghanistan, paving the way for a National Unity Government that will see both the key leaders at the helm.

Sep 22, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

Abdullah leads in Afghan presidential election

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was leading in the partial results, the country`s Independent Election Commission (IEC) chairman announced Sunday.

Apr 13, 2014, 18:25 PM IST

Taliban vow to intensify pre-poll Afghan attacks

The Taliban vowed on Thursday to intensify their attacks in the build-up to Afghanistan`s Presidential Election next week as authorities tried to play down fears that the Islamists could wreck the poll.

Oct 29, 2009, 20:22 PM IST

Afghan fraud panel voids thousands of Karzai votes

Fraud investigators threw out hundreds of thousands of votes for President Hamid Karzai in the country`s disputed August election, according to a report released on Monday.

Oct 19, 2009, 19:55 PM IST

Afghan elections will be challenging: British envoy

The Presidential Elections in Afghanistan later this month will be "very challenging" but measures are in place to "mitigate" threatened disruption from Taliban forces, Britain`s Ambassador to Kabul said on Wednesday.

Aug 06, 2009, 10:47 AM IST

Two women vie for Afghan presidency

In a country where most women leave home only under the cover of a burqa, Shahla Atta wears bright pink nail polish, highlights her eyes with glitter and wants to be Afghanistan`s next president.

Aug 06, 2009, 09:35 AM IST