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Narendra Modi-led BJP will improve its 2014 tally if snap polls were held today, claims new survey

In yet another boost for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, a fresh survey has claimed that prime minister's party (BJP) will be a major winner in the event of a snap poll.

May 24, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Won't be surprised if snap polls take place in Maharashtra: Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said he would not be surprised if there is mid-term poll in Maharashtra soon after BMC (Mumbai municipal corporation) elections.

Nov 26, 2015, 00:21 AM IST

Turkey`s Erdogan calls snap polls

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called snap elections in an unprecedented move to break weeks of political stalemate after June`s inconclusive legislative polls.

Aug 25, 2015, 02:37 AM IST

Turkey`s Erdogan wants early elections if no coalition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for early elections if efforts to form a coalition yield no results after the ruling party lost its overall majority in June 7 elections, media reported on Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Sri Lanka polls: Rajapaksa asks Tamils to trust him

Battling a flurry of defections and accused of sending troops to the Tamil-dominated northern region to prevent them from voting in the January 8 polls, Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday appealed to the minority community to trust him and vote for his party.

Jan 02, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Greek MPs hold crunch presidential vote to avert snap polls

Lawmakers in debt-laden Greece will on Monday try for a third and final time to elect a new president and avoid a snap general election that could undermine the country`s international bailout.

Dec 28, 2014, 09:02 AM IST

Shiv Sena slams Sharad Pawar over snap poll remarks

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday hit out at NCP Sharad Pawar after he asked his party to be ready for snap poll, saying he "is known for playing politics of distrust" and was trying to take advantage of the current instability.

Nov 19, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

NCP indicates prospect of snap polls in Maharashtra

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday indicated the prospects of snap polls in Maharashtra.

Nov 18, 2014, 13:29 PM IST

Macedonia votes in snap polls, presidential run-off

Macedonians vote for a new assembly and president Sunday in a poll expected to cement the conservatives` grip on power, despite a shaky economy and a stalemate in Skopje`s bid to join the EU.

Apr 27, 2014, 07:52 AM IST

Serbia votes in snap polls overshadowed by gloomy economy

Polling stations opened in Serbia`s snap polls on Sunday, with the ruling Serbian Progressive Party tipped to capitalise on a wave of public support after successfully opening EU membership talks.

Mar 16, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Snap polls on the horizon, the big game begins

Will the General Elections be held before the scheduled 2014 date?

Sep 19, 2012, 18:12 PM IST

Snap polls on the horizon, the big game begins

Will the General Elections be held before the scheduled 2014 date?

Sep 19, 2012, 18:12 PM IST

BJP rules out snap polls in Karnataka

Ruling out snap assembly polls in
Karnataka, BJP state President KS Eshwarappa said the party`s government would complete its full five-year term.

Feb 05, 2011, 21:45 PM IST

Mugabe to urge early elections at party conference

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
will use his party`s annual conference on Friday to demand new elections.

Dec 15, 2010, 12:02 PM IST

Japan PM rules out snap polls after confidence vote

Japan`s new centre-left Prime
Minister Naoto Kan easily survived a no-confidence motion
on Wednesday and dismissed opposition calls for snap elections for
the powerful lower house of parliament.

Jun 16, 2010, 22:00 PM IST

Sri Lanka announces dates for snap parliamentary polls

As street violence broke out in the capital to protest the jailing of defeated Presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka today announced the dates for snap parliamentary polls which will be held on April 8.

Feb 10, 2010, 15:03 PM IST