Tag Archives: Elections

  • 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. ...

  • More than half of Indians satisfied with governance: Survey

    Most Indians are happy with the direction of the country and economic prospects for the next generation, a Pew survey published weeks ahead of general elections showed. ...

  • Thai junta party takes shock lead in first general election

    Thailand's ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country's first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 percent of ballots counted, election authorities said late Sunday. ...

  • Indian government steps up rural funding in last budget before election

    Indian government pledged 750 billion rupees ($10.56 billion) to support poor farmers and reduced the tax burden for the middle class on Friday, as it looked to rally support from voters. ...

  • ‘Humbled’ Modi suffers defeats ahead of 2019 India polls

    India's ruling party suffered stinging election defeats in at least two stronghold states, results showed Tuesday, in a big blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi before national polls in 2019 ...

  • US midterm elections: Democrats win House, Republicans hold Senate

    Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday in a midterm setback for Donald Trump, but the US president managed to avoid a feared "blue wave". ...

  •  Nava Thakuria Waiting for a new regime in Thimphu

    Bhutan is going for its third national (general) elections on 18 October. Two political parties are in the contest for the new regime in Thimphu. ...

  • Parliament disapproves one-time voting proposed by Cabinet

    Members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile rejected the Cabinet's proposal to conduct exile Tibetan elections in one go in electing the CTA President and members of Parliament. ...