Elections (India)

Uttar Pradesh civic polls: EVMs in Meerut registering votes only for BJP, say voters; protests erupt

Protests broke out at a polling booth in ward number 89 in Meerut after voters alleged that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were registering votes …

India

Over 52 per cent polling in first phase of UP civic polls

(Eds: With fresh inputs)<p>Lucknow, Nov 22 (PTI) Over 52 per cent voting was recorded in the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh civic polls today, with …

India

Narendra Modi to kick off BJP's campaign in Gujarat election on 27 November

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address eight rallies on 27 and 29 November in different parts of Saurashtra and south Gujarat, where …

India

Civic Polls Phase 1: 24 of 75 UP districts to vote today

Twenty-four of the 75 districts of UP will go to civic polls in the first phase on Wednesday, with the State Election Commission claiming to have …

India

55% turnout as 1st phase of UP civic polls ends: EC accepts discrepancies in voter lists, denies claims of 'rigged' EVMs

The polling for the first phase of civic polls in 24 districts of Uttar Pradesh concluded with 55% of voters exercising their franchise. The polling …

Elections

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Congress replaces five out of 90 candidates as part of 'poll strategy'

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> In a strategic move, the Congress has replaced five out of the 90 candidates it had announced so far for the Gujarat polls, scheduled next …

India

Sixty percent of US women voters say they were sexually harassed, reveals poll

<b>New York:</b> Sixty percent of US women voters say they have experienced sexual harassment and more than two-thirds of them said it happened at work, a …

Gender

In high-stake Gujarat Assembly polls, 1,703 candidates file nominations for 89 seats in first phase

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> As many as 1,703 candidates have filed nominations for the 89 constituencies to be covered in the first phase of Assembly polls in Gujarat …

India News

The Rot Runs Deeper: Former US President Bill Clinton Faces Fresh Sexual Assault Allegations

Closely following a series of claims of sexual misconduct which have been tearing up the liberal establishment in Hollywood, 71-year old former US …

Elections

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: BJP candidate selection triggers discontent and disappointment among local leaders

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> Whether or not there is a new wind in the Opposition sails for Gujarat elections will be settled on 18 December. But for the Bharatiya …

India

BJP Issues Second List of Candidates For Gujarat Elections 2017

Second list of 36 BJP candidates for ensuing general election to the legislative assembly of Gujarat 2017 finalised by BJP Central Election …

Bloomberg L.P.

Rahul Gandhi Likely to Take Over As Cong Leader Before Guj Polls

According to party sources, the CWC will approve the schedule for the Congress president’s election. Rahul Gandhi is expected to be the only …

Rahul Gandhi

Ex-Chile leader Pinera favored to win presidential election | Reuters

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chileans voted for a successor to President Michelle Bachelet on Sunday, with billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera the …

Elections

BJP Issues Third List of Candidates For Gujarat Elections 2017

Twenty eight names feature in the BJP’s third list of candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections. With the release of the third list on 20 …

India

Gujarat poll: BJP releases second list with 36 candidates; takes total to 106

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released the second list with 36 candidates for the two-phase poll in Gujarat on December 9 …

India News

CWC to meet on Monday to approve Congress president’s election schedule

The meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to approve the schedule of the party president’s election will take place on Monday at Sonia …

India News

By-election triggered by constitutional crisis puts Australian government at risk of losing power

<b>Melbourne:</b> Australia’s conservative coalition government is at risk of losing power after a new poll revealed the opposition Labor Party is …

Bill Shorten

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: BJP names 36 candidates in second list, Muslims find no place

With a few weeks left for the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly polls, the ruling BJP has released the second list of candidates for 36 …

India

Gujarat Polls: BJP, Congress to Declare Candidate List on Sunday?

The first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections will be held on 9 December – hardly a fortnight away. Yet, both major parties in the state – the …

India

CPM urges Election Commission to hold Tripura Assembly polls in first two weeks of February

<b>Agartala:</b> The ruling CPM has urged the Election Commission to hold the Tripura Assembly election in the first half of February.<p>Assembly polls in …

India

US Senate candidate Roy Moore should leave race if sexual allegations against him are true, says Donald Trump

President Donald Trump finds the sexual misconduct allegations against US Senate candidate Roy Moore "troubling" and thinks he should leave the race …

Elections

Gujarat elections: Why a Congress goof-up with choice of candidates is important for BJP

On Wednesday evening, the BJP parliamentary board met in New Delhi to decide on tickets for the Gujarat elections.<p>The discussions happened, but the …

India

BJP, Congress delay announcement of poll nominees in Gujarat

<b>Ahmedabad</b>: The ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are yet to declare their candidates for the first phase of the Gujarat assembly election, …

India

Voting for third party not solution, voting out BJP is: Jignesh Mevani

Stopping short of asking people to vote for Congress, young Dalit leader from Gujarat Jignesh Mevani on Wednesday said that his gut feeling was that …

India

U.S. Justice Dept eyes spring to release findings on FBI handling of Clinton email probe | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The internal watchdog at the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday he hopes to complete his review by early spring into …

Government

Congress Working Committee to meet on Monday to approve party’s presidential election schedule

The meeting is expected to pave way for the formal election of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress chief.<p>The Congress Working Committee meeting to approve …

India News

Inside a doomed campaign

When even master pollster Nate Silver failed to correctly predict a devastating election loss, there is only one word that can explain “what …

Elections

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Three Independent candidates file nominations after issues gazette notification

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> Three Independent candidates filed nominations on Tuesday after the Election Commission (EC) initiated the poll process by issuing a …

India

Congress wins Chitrakoot by election: Are winds of change blowing across MP?

The cyber warriors of the Bhartiya Janta Party in Madhya Pradesh went into overdrive as results of the by elections to the Chitrakoot Vidhan Sabha …

India

Ahead of March 2018 Assembly elections, EC to hold pre-poll meeting with CEOs of Meghalaya tomorrow

<b>Shillong:</b> The Election Commission of India will hold a pre-poll preparedness review meeting with chief electoral officers (CEOs) of Meghalaya, …

India