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Maharashtra polls Cong-NCP seat sharing to be finalised in two weeks

Aug 28, 2014

Maharashtra polls Cong-NCP seat sharing to be finalised in two weeks

The NCP today said that seat sharing talks with Congress as well as finalisation of candidates is expected to be completed by 9 September. #Politics #India #UPA #Congress #Lok Sabha #NCP #Maharashtra Elections 2014
Afghanistan Despite row over his successor, Hamid Karzai packs up to leave palace

Aug 28, 2014

Afghanistan Despite row over his successor, Hamid Karzai packs up to leave palace

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said today, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor. #World #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kabul #Karzai #Presidential palace #Afghanistan elections #royal palace
Lessons from Bihar Jolted BJP, optimistic Cong gear up for Gujarat by-polls

Aug 28, 2014

Lessons from Bihar Jolted BJP, optimistic Cong gear up for Gujarat by-polls

The Gujarat bypoll is not the cakewalk it appears. Without Modi or Amit Shah, with a phalanx of fresh faces and with a chief minister keen to prove herself amid a suddenly energised Opposition, the BJP will be keenly tested in September. #Gujarat #Congress #PoliticsDecoder #Maharashtra #Modi #Sharad Yadav #Amit Shah #Assembly Elections 2014 #Anandiben Patel #Gujarat bypolls
In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

Aug 28, 2014

In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organisations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from chaos. #Business #Technology #Russia #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Election #opinion
Sheila Dikshit is following her heart Will it lead her back to politics?

Aug 27, 2014

Sheila Dikshit is following her heart Will it lead her back to politics?

Sheila Dikshit herself has not quite ruled out the idea of her return to politics. She certainly left the door ajar when she told Mayank Austen Soofi I am happy as I am. Let me go through today. Tomorrow is another day. #Politics #Congress #Sheila Dikshit #Delhi #PoliticsDecoder #Arvind Kejriwal #Arvinder Singh Lovely #AAP #Delhi Elections 2014 #Harsh Vardhan #Arind Kejriwal #Kerala governor

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High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies

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What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 25, 2014

Afghans begin audit of disputed election, examining ballots for fraud

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission on Monday began reviewing ballots for signs of fraud more than two months after the disputed second round of the nation’s presidential election...
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 28, 2014

Labor Leader Urges Obama to Go Big on Immigration

Seeking a change in deportations policy and an energized liberal base for the midterm election... #Barack Obama #AFL-CIO #Richard Trumka
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 28, 2014

Delays, fights marred Afghanistan's election recount

Inside the hot, musty airplane hangar where international officials were supervising Afghanistan’s presidential election recount, the rival camps had sparred for days until the tension finally boiled over... #Barack Obama #AFL-CIO #Richard Trumka