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Afghanistan bolsters security as Taliban threatens to disrupt presidential poll

Violence in Saturday`s election, in which President Ashraf Ghani is widely expected to win a second five-year term, could deepen political instability, embolden the Taliban and set back efforts to get stalled peace talks back on track.

Sep 26, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Indonesia tightens security ahead of presidential race result

The arrests come as tension runs high and security is tightened in the world`s third-largest democracy ahead of the May 22 announcement by the General Election Commission (KPU).

May 15, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Honduras awaits presidential vote count as army enforces curfew

EGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduras enforced a curfew on Saturday while still mired in chaos over a contested presidential election that has triggered looting and protests in which at least one person has died.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Kenya to hold new presidential election on October 17

Kenya's electoral body on Monday set October 17 for a repeat of presidential elections following the directive from the Supreme Court on Friday last week.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:02 AM IST

Russian vote meddling led to 'serious mistrust': Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump has played down the allegations, but the ongoing controversy cast a pall over already tense ties, which most recently saw President Vladimir Putin order the US diplomatic mission in Moscow cut 755 personnel.

Aug 07, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Six sacked Tripura TMC MLAs to join BJP on Aug 7

The six sacked Tripura Trinamool Congress(TMC) MLAs, who voted for NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, will formally join BJP on August 7.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

With Presidential election over, BJP to decide seats for Yogi Adityanath, Maurya

With the Presidential poll over, the BJP central leadership is now likely to take a call on getting Yogi Adityanath elected to UP Assembly by September.

Jul 25, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Ram Nath Kovind all set to swear-in as 14th President of India: Here's the list of guests and ceremony details

"I will also prepare 'Kadhi' in the Rashtrapati Bhawan as Kovind is very fond of it," Vidyawati said. Kovind has also invited three of his friends Satish Chandra Misra, Madhusudan Goel and Dr Jai Gopal  to attend the oath-taking ceremony.

Jul 25, 2017, 07:17 AM IST

Meira Kumar congratulates Ram Nath Kovind, says battle for ideology will continue

Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected the 14th President of India.

Jul 20, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Jubilation, jigs and sweets in President-elect Ram Nath Kovind's village

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected the 14th President of India. 

Jul 20, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of 'collusion' during 2017 election

The White House has alleged that Democrats colluded with Ukraine during the 2016 election, turning the tables on its accusers amid an all-engulfing scandal over Trump's contacts with Russia.

Jul 18, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Presidential poll: Close to 99 percent voting recorded, the highest ever

"The voting was close to 99 per cent. I think this would perhaps be the highest ever percentage," returning officer for the election Anoop Mishra said.

Jul 17, 2017, 22:14 PM IST

EC's new instructions for Presidential election: No personal pens inside voting chamber, mark ballot with special markers

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has come up with new initiatives ahead of the Presidential election today. 

Jul 17, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

'Growing Stronger Together' - PM Narendra Modi defines GST ahead of Parliament's Monsoon Session

Ahead of Monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the media and said that working and growing together for the nation is the another name for the GST spirit. 

Jul 17, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: All you need to about 2017 Presidential election

The stage is set for the election of India's 14th President on Monday in a contest in which National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind has a clear advantage over the opposition nominee Meira Kumar. Here's is all that you need to know about the Presidential Election 2017.

Jul 17, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Parliament's Monsoon Session begins: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day; 16 news Bills to be introduced

After paying homage to Amarnath terror attack pilgrims, both Rajya as well as Lok Sabha were adjourned till July 18. In Lok Sabha, speaker Sumitra Mahajan, read obituary reference while the leaders observe silence as a mark of tribute to the Amarnath victims and departed members including Union Ministers Anil Madhav Dave, Dasari Narayana Rao, Akhilesh Das Gupta, Era Sezhiyan, Palvai Govardhan Reddy, C. Narayana Reddy, U.K. Lakshmana Gowda, and P.N. Sukul. 

Jul 17, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

PM congratulates NDA pick Kovind on prez poll eve

At a meeting, Modi recalled that the former Bihar governor had worked as a 'sahyogi' (aide) of Morarji Desai when he was the prime minister.

Jul 16, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

Prez poll demands a vote of conscience: Sonia

She also described the electoral contest as the opposition's fight against a "narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision".

Jul 16, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Delhi HC rejects MP Minister's plea to vote in Presidential poll

A Division Bench of Justice Muralidhar and Justice Pratibha Singh rejected Mishra`s application that challenged a single-judge bench`s order to dismiss his plea to vote in the Presidential poll. 

Jul 16, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

All set for election of next President Monday: Ram Nath Kovind has clear edge

The stage is all set for the election of the 14th President of India on Monday in a contest in which National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind has a clear edge in the electoral college over the opposition nominee Meira Kumar.

Jul 16, 2017, 16:09 PM IST