Tag Archives: Elections

  • Thousands of Russians rally to demand free elections

    A few thousand Russians took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the capital’s city legislature on 8 September, defying a ban which has been enforced. ...

  • Rahul Gandhi resigns as leader of India’s Congress party

    Rahul Gandhi said today he had quit as Congress president and had left it to his party to find a successor soon, taking responsibility for a second straight national election defeat. ...

  • Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism

    Voters from 21 nations in Europe went to the polls Sunday in the final day of the European Parliament election that could see major gains by the far-right, nationalist and populist movements ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Modi on his historic victory

    On the news of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning a second term, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama congratulated Modi on their success. ...

  • Modi wins landslide victory, vows ‘inclusive’ future for India

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a landslide victory in the world's largest election, in which 600 million people participated. ...

  • India stocks soar as polls point to Modi election win

    Indian shares soared 3.75 percent on Monday -- the biggest jump in nearly six years -- as markets greeted exit polls indicating conservative Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured a new term i ...

  • Tibetans exercise their right to vote in Indian general elections

    People of Tibetan origin born in India also took part in India's mammoth general elections after a marathon seven phases of voting to elect the next government in Delhi. ...

  • PM Modi meditates as India mega polls near end

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a spiritual break Saturday to a famous Himalayan pilgrimage site in an apparent last-ditch effort to woo Hindu voters as India's election near end. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Indian Parliamentary election: Why has it become presidential-like?

    The 2019 Parliamentary election will go down in history as a contest regarding one man, Mr Narendra Modi. This has never been so before in the history of Parliamentary elections in India. ...

  • Modi casts vote on India’s ‘Super Tuesday’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote on India's "Super Tuesday" when the biggest number of seats are decided in the country's marathon election. ...