Tag Archives: Elections

  • Narendra Modi accused of violating poll code

    In legal trouble for Narendra Modi, the city crime branch on Wednesday lodged two FIRs against him for alleged violation of the election law following a directive from the Election Commission. ...

  • Three to contest in Amdo MP by-election

    The Election Commission of the Central Tibetan Administration announced three candidates short-listed from a preliminary round of voting to fill a vacant seat. ...

  • India holds biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength

    India called a quarter of its 815 million voters to polls on Thursday, the biggest day of its staggered election, in areas ranging from Himalayan passes to a southern IT hub and western sugarcane farms. ...

  • Meghalaya groups oppose Tibetan refugees enrolment as voters

    Meghalaya's powerful pressure groups - the Khasi Students' Union and the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People - Friday opposed inclusion of Tibetan refugees in the electoral rolls of the northeastern state. ...

  • Many Tibetans will not be able to vote in Delhi

    As the national capital votes tomorrow, a large section of Tibetans here say they will not be able to exercise their franchise despite a court ordering inclusion of their names in electoral roll. ...

  • India’s BJP puts ‘no first use’ nuclear policy in doubt

    India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party pledged on Monday to revise the country's nuclear doctrine, whose central principle is that New Delhi would not be first to use atomic weapons in a conflict. ...

  • India opposition could clinch election win: Opinion polls

    India's main opposition party of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi and its allies are set to emerge as the biggest group in an election beginning on Monday. ...

  • Afghans vote in landmark poll, undeterred by threats

    Voting was largely peaceful in Afghanistan's presidential election on Saturday, with only isolated attacks on polling stations as a country racked by decades of chaos. ...

  • Street fighting as India heads for April-May election

    Street clashes erupted in India after an announcement that parliamentary elections will start on April 7 in a race that pits Hindu nationalist Modi against ruling Congress party. ...

  • Delhi chief minister Kejriwal quits after graft bill blocked

    Delhi's firebrand Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced his resignation Friday to protest the blocking of an anti-corruption bill, fewer than 50 days after taking power in the Indian capital. ...