Election

Voting put off in Bengaluru seat over voter cards case

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 00:30

Bengaluru, May 12, The Election Commission (EC) on Friday postponed polling in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwari (RR) Nagar assembly segment to May 28 from Saturday following recovery of nearly 10,000 voters ID cards from a flat in the constituency.

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Voting underway in Nagaland, crude bomb blast in Tizit

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:22

Kohima, Feb 27 Voting to the 60 member Nagaland Assembly was underway on Tuesday amidst tight security, an official said, adding that a crude bomb exploded barely an hour before polling took off.

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Germany: Merkel rejects snap elections after failed talks

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 11:04

Berlin, Nov 26, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected new elections and wanted to form a new government quickly, as a consequence of the failed government coalition talks with the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens.

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'Don't use President's picture for political purposes'

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 22:38

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday wrote to Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi raising concerns over reports of the use of President Pranab Mukherjee's pictures on the hoardings of a political party.

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Theresa May dismisses talk of early general election

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 07:18

London, Nov 4 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday moved to dismiss talk of an early general election despite a High Court ruling that Parliament must vote on whether to start the Brexit process.

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Clinton is playing the 'woman card', says Trump

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:44

Washington, April 27 (IANS) Republican front-runner Donald Trump has said Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is playing the "woman card" to try to get elected president.

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