Tag Archives: Elections

  • Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

    Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified. ...

  • Bernie Sanders ends presidential bid, setting up Biden-Trump showdown

    Leftist US Senator Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday, clearing the way for rival Joe Biden to secure the Democratic nomination and challenge Donald Trump in November. ...

  • Tsering Passang Why I am supporting Lobsang Nyandak for Sikyong 2021

    I believe Kasur Lobsang Nyandak is the right candidate at the right time for the Central Tibetan Administration. I hope there will be many like-minded friends who will give their vital backing in the forthcoming election. ...

  • Stunning defeat for Modi’s party in New Delhi elections

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party was given a stunning defeat by a regional party Tuesday in elections in the national capital that were seen as a referendum on his policies. ...

  • Delhi heads to vote amid protests against citizenship law

    Voters in New Delhi began voting on Saturday in a state election seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity following months of deadly anti-government protests over a new citizenship law. ...

  • Doring Tenzin Phuntsok Sikyong 2021: The aspirants and their prospects

    We shall forage into some of the Tibetan exile leaders who are likely to have the intention of becoming Sikyong, or at least making a foray into Sikyong elections, and their prospects of getting crowned at the helm of affairs. ...

  • Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins reelection in blow to China

    Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen declared a landslide victory in Saturday's election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing's campaign to isolate the self-ruled island and handed its first female leader a second term. ...

  • Boris Johnson vows to get Brexit done after big election win

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson proclaimed a political "earthquake" Friday after his thumping election victory cleared Britain's way to finally leave the European Union after years of damaging deadlock over Brexit. ...

  • Tibetan mood warming up for 2021 elections

    The Chief Election Commissioner of the Central Tibetan Administration told Tibet Sun that the dates for the next elections are not yet fixed. According to election rules, the first round will have to be held by November 2020. ...

  • Record turnout in Hong Kong elections amid calls for full democracy

    Hong Kong's voters turned out in record numbers Sunday for local council elections that the city's pro-democracy movement hopes will pile pressure on the Beijing-backed government to heed their demands after months of protest. ...