Tag Archives: Elections

  • Tibetans in India get voting rights after 55 years

    The Election Commission of India has ordered all states to include children of Tibetan refugees in the electoral list. This is for the first time in 55 years that voting rights will be conferred on Tibetans. ...

  • India’s ruling party urges end to parliament quagmire

    India's ruling Congress party Monday urged the opposition to allow major bills to be passed in the last session of a parliament which is set to go down as the least productive in history. ...

  • Protesters disrupt voting in tense Thai election

    Anti-government protesters blocked voting Sunday in dozens of constituencies in a Thai election that was overshadowed by pre-poll bloodshed, an opposition boycott and fears of protracted political limbo. ...

  • Gunshots, explosions rock Thai protest on eve of polls

    Dozens of gunshots and at least two explosions raised tension amid anti-government protests in Thailand's capital on Saturday, a day ahead of a general election. ...

  • Narendra Modi named as BJP’s PM candidate

    India's main opposition named hardline Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi on Friday as its prime ministerial candidate for elections due next year, overriding doubts in the party about his polarising character. ...

  • Congress wins Himachal Pradesh elections

    The Congress returned to power in Himachal Pradesh after five years, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party by a handsome margin on Thursday. ...

  • Tsewang Rigzin reelected as TYC President

    Tsewang Rigzin was voted to lead the Tibetan Youth Congress for another three years, while former general secretary Dhondup Lhadar was elected vice president, by TYC members at the 14th general body meeting of the organisation late Sunday. Tenzin Chokey was elected general secretary. A further seven were elected to the 10-person executive membership from 24 nominees. ...