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Step-by-step guide on how to check your name in the Electoral Roll

The polling for Delhi Assembly election 2020 is scheduled to take place on February 8 (Saturday) and the counting will take place on February 11. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to check your name in the electoral roll.

Feb 07, 2020, 17:18 PM IST

Cyberattack: Hackers attempt to take down UK Labour Party's web services ahead of election

Britain`s security agencies have warned that Russia and other countries could use cyberattacks or political messages on social media to attempt to disrupt the December 12 election.

Nov 12, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM, says Uddhav Thackeray didn't picked up my call

Hours before the current assembly dissolves at 12 AM on November 8, i.e. Friday, Devendra Fadnavis resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra during a meeting with governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

Nov 08, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Chief Minister hours before assembly dissolves

Hours before the current assembly dissolves at 12 AM on November 8, i.e. Friday, Devendra Fadnavis resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra during a meeting with governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

Nov 08, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson wins preliminary approval for December election

Boris Johnson's bill calling for a December 12 election was approved without a vote in its second reading on Tuesday, suggesting it has overwhelming support as it heads to its final stage in parliament.

Oct 30, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

Counting of votes in Haryana Assembly election begins

Haryana currently is led by Manohar Lal Khattar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The BJP came to power in Haryana in 2014 after winning 47 out of 90 seats. The fight in Haryana is between BJP, Congress, Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD). 

Oct 24, 2019, 08:12 AM IST

DNA: Analysis of Class on nationalism for Congress workers

DNA: Analysis of Class on nationalism for Congress workers. Watch video to know more.

Oct 07, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election

The outcome, according to almost complete results published on Wednesday, dealt a new blow to Israel`s longest-serving leader, who was already weakened by the inability to put together an administration after an inconclusive election in April.

Sep 19, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu left teetering after close election

With no single-party majority in the 120-seat Knesset, or parliament, there will likely be weeks of coalition talks before a new government is formed. The ballot`s wildcard, former Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman, emerged as a likely kingmaker as head of the secular-nationalist Yisrael Beitenu party.

Sep 18, 2019, 20:08 PM IST

Canada PM Justin Trudeau dissolves Parliament, calls general election on October 21

The 47-year-old Justin Trudeau, who is seeking a second term as PM, visited Governor General Julie Payette, Canada`s acting head of state, on Wednesday morning to formally launch the campaign.

Sep 11, 2019, 23:10 PM IST

Singapore starts countdown to elections, forms panel for constituencies

The impending elections come as Singapore slashed its full-year economic growth forecast with global conditions worsening. Data last month confirmed Singapore`s slowest growth rate in a decade amid mounting fears of recession in the wealthy city-state. 

Sep 04, 2019, 19:05 PM IST

SC to hear plea barring candidates from contesting elections on two seats in August

The petition seeks to impose Section 33 (7) of the Representation of People Act. In his plea, Upadhyay has urged the top court to declare such a contest as illegal.  

Jul 15, 2019, 15:55 PM IST

Plea retraining contestants from fighting elections from two seats to be heard in SC

The Election Commission had supported the affidavit filed in the Supreme Court seeking a ban on a contestant fighting on more than one seat.

Jul 14, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election

Queues built up at polling stations through the morning as South Africans started voting in parliamentary and provincial elections.

May 08, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

Ramdev files FIR against CPM leader Sitaram Yechury over remarks on 'Ramayana and Mahabharata'

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has filed an FIR against CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury for his remarks that epics 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharata' are ''full of instances of violence and battles.''

May 05, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Ballots attract tourists to experience India's biggest festival of democracy

With the election fever hitting India, tour operators across the country are offering special packages to foreign tourists willing to experience Lok Sabha polls and see how the world's largest democracy votes. Watch to know more.

May 03, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

5W1H: Sadhvi Pragya to take on Digvijaya in Bhopal

BJP’s election committee announced Sadhvi Pragya Singh for Bhopal to take on Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh. It is one of the four seats in Madhya Pradesh going to the polls on May 12.

Apr 18, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu seeks votes on the basis of religion

Congress leader Navjot Sidhu seeks votes on the basis of religion in Bihar Katiyar

Apr 16, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

EC bars Mayawati from campaigning 48 hours over model code violation

EC bars Mayawati from campaigning 48 hours over model code violation. Barred From Campaign, Mayawati Targets Poll Commission On PM.

Apr 16, 2019, 11:06 AM IST

India’s oldest voter Shyam Saran Negi ready to vote again at the age of 102 years

India’s first voter, 102-year-old Shyam Saran Negi, is all set to vote again. He feels proud that he has voted in every general election since 1951. At the age of 102, he is very excited to vote again in the upcoming Lok Sabha Election. The voting for four Lok Sabha seats in Himachal Pradesh will be held on May 19.

Apr 15, 2019, 11:06 AM IST