Tag Archives: Elections

  • Exile Tibetan elections: Preliminary round 18 October, final 20 March

    Tibetans in exile will go to the polls to elect a new Sikyong and 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile in two rounds on 18 October and 20 March 2016. ...

  • Tashi Wangdu announces he is running for Sikyong 2016

    Tashi Wangdu announced that he will run for the post of Sikyong (Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration) in 2016. ...

  • Tibetans in New York and New Jersey elect new RTYC members

    As many as 1000 people gathered at the Tibetan Community Hall in Queens in New York City to elect the new members -- a record turnout. ...

  • Tibetans in Australia and Asian regions get representative in exile Parliament

    Tibetans living in Australia, New Zealand, and Asian countries (excluding India, Nepal, and Bhutan) will have one representative in the Tibetan Parliament at the 16th Parliament in March 2016. ...

  • Afghans ignore Taliban threats to elect new president

    Millions of Afghans turned out for a second time on Saturday to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai on Saturday, a decisive test of the country's ambitions to transfer power democratically. ...

  • Sikyong congratulates Modi on landslide victory

    Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Central Tibetan Administration, congratulated Narendra Modi on the Bharatya Janata Party's (BJP) landslide victory in the just-concluded general elections in India. ...

  • India all set to count 550 million votes

    The Election Commission is all set to count Friday some 550 million votes cast in the Lok Sabha polls that are widely expected to return the BJP to power, a top official said on Thursday. ...

  • Narendra Modi set to be India’s next PM, exit polls show

    Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is set to become India's next prime minister, four major exit polls showed on Monday, with his opposition party and its allies forecast to sweep to a parliamentary majority. ...

  • India wraps mammoth election on Monday, results on Friday

    India's most bitterly fought national election ended Monday evening, with some 60 percent of the 66 million electorate in three states voting in the 10th and last leg of a contest widely tipped to end a decade of Congress rule. ...

  • Tibetans vote for the first time in Indian elections

    On Wednesday a large number of Tibetans voted in Indian elections for the first time in Dharamshala and other parts of Himachal Pradesh. ...