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SC to hear on Tuesday BJP activist's plea against arrest for sharing morphed photo of Mamata Banerjee

 A vacation bench, comprising justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna, heard the plea and said that the apex court would accord urgent hearing to the issue of her arrest.

May 13, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

SC rejects Mayawati's plea against 48-hour campaign ban by EC

The EC said on Monday that Mayawati would be barred from holding any public meetings, processions, rallies, road shows and interviews, public utterance in media related to elections for 48 hours.

Apr 16, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Devendra Fadnavis gets clean chit in model code violation complaint

The model code of conduct lays down that government residences cannot be used for political purposes.

Apr 12, 2019, 21:53 PM IST

After being denied ticket, Tejashwini Ananth Kumar appointed BJP Karnataka Vice President

Former Union Minister Ananth Kumar passed away in November 2018 after battling with pancreatic cancer. 

Apr 02, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Notification for phase 4 of Lok Sabha election to be held on April 29 issued

The BJP has worked out a seat-sharing formula with some new allies and several old partners.

Apr 02, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

AIMMM questions Congress for fielding Raj Babbar from Muradabad instead of a Muslim candidate

Hamid said that the outfit doesn't understand the intent of Congress behind giving a ticket to Raj Babbar for Muradabad. 

Mar 14, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

Bihar NDA may announce candidates in two-three days: BJP

The BJP and the JD(U) will contest 17 seats each in Bihar, while the remaining six would be fought by the LJP.

Mar 14, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

BSP's Varanasi candidate against PM Narendra Modi in 2014 Lok Sabha poll joins BJP

Jaiswal joined the BJP in Lucknow today.

Mar 12, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Nagaland Assembly election 2018: BJP releases list of 20 candidates

The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Saturday released a list of 20 candidates for the ensuing General Election to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly.

Feb 03, 2018, 20:11 PM IST

British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

At just eight seats shy of a majority, Theresa May turned to the right-wing Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats in Westminster.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

UKIP leader resigns after ''disastrous'' UK poll result

After UKIP failed to gain a single seat in Westminster, and with Nuttall coming third in Boston and Skegness, he opted to leave his position.

Jun 09, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

'UK polls may marginally increase number of Indian-origin MPs'

The number of Indian-origin MPs in the British Parliament is likely to increase marginally following the next month's snap general election, according to a think tank.

May 19, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Tony Blair to get back into politics with anti-Brexit movement

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is returning to politics to fight Brexit during the June 8 general election and is ready to get his "hands dirty".

May 01, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Jamaican military on streets as election winner's margin narrows

The opposition Jamaican Labour Party (JLP) was declared the victor of Thursday`s closely fought election but after a second count authorities stripped it of one seat.

Mar 01, 2016, 07:17 AM IST

Greek ruling party set to lose general election

 The ruling Syriza party of former prime minister Alexis Tsipras is on course for a shock defeat in the Greek general election scheduled for September 20, a media report said on Saturday.

Sep 05, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Sri Lanka`s Parliament sworn in after unity government formed

Sri Lanka`s new Parliament was sworn in on Tuesday following a general election that saw Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe form a broad-based unity government.

Sep 01, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Singapore's President dissolves parliament, readies for election

Singapore`s parliament has been dissolved, the government said on Tuesday, a sign that an announcement on the date of the general election is imminent.

Aug 25, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Ranil Wickremesinghe to form Sri Lankan unity government

General election victor Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday called on Sri Lankans to unite as he set about the task of forming a national unity government that will seek to heal the divisions of the past.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Singapore to hold early general election

 Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) on Wednesday indicated that the country is set to go for an early general election, with a top party leader saying "we are in election season."

Aug 10, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

Suu Kyi registers for Myanmar polls as ruling party braces for losses

Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday registered to run for a general election which her party is expected to sweep, as the ruling bloc admitted it was bracing for big losses.

Jul 29, 2015, 20:25 PM IST