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Only 47 percent voter turnout recorded in Bihar by-polls

Aug 21, 2014

Only 47 percent voter turnout recorded in Bihar by-polls

A paltry 47 percent voting was registered in the crucial by-polls to 10 Assembly seats in Bihartoday, five percent less than recorded in the 2010 Assembly poll. #NewsTracker #Voter turnout #Election Commission #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Lalu Prasad #Bihar by-polls #47 percent #Mandal forces
Over 70% voter turnnout in Madhya Pradesh by-polls

Aug 21, 2014

Over 70% voter turnnout in Madhya Pradesh by-polls

More than 70 percent of the electorate exercised their right to franchise in the three bypolls in Madhya Pradesh for the Bahoriband, Vijayraghogarh and Agar assembly constituencies amidst reports of a poll boycott at a polling station. #Politics #Elections #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Madhya Pradesh
HC to hear Ashok Chavan's plea against EC order from 25 August

Aug 21, 2014

HC to hear Ashok Chavan's plea against EC order from 25 August

The Delhi High Court has decided to hear, on a regular basis from 25 August, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's plea against the Election Commission's show cause notice to him for allegedly not filing correct poll expenses. #India #NewsTracker #Ashok Chavan #Election Commission #Bombay High Court #Politcs
Turkey foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to take over party leadership

Aug 21, 2014

Turkey foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to take over party leadership

Erdogan, who has dominated Turkey's political scene for 11 years as prime minister, cut short his holiday to attend the executive committee meeting of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) to decide on his successor. #Politics #World #NewsTracker #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey presidential elections

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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 21, 2014

Indonesian Court Rejects Election Loser's Appeal

Indonesia's top court on Thursday rejected an appeal by the losing candidate in last month's presidential election over alleged voting irregularities, removing any lingering uncertainty around the victory of former Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo... #Indonesia #Jakarta
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 21, 2014

Punchlines: Political gossip and a mugshot

The late-night comics on the latest political gossip, and election season... #Indonesia #Jakarta
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 18, 2014

Poll: Only 1 in 5 voters say re-elect most in Congress

Gallup Poll finds re-elect sentiment for 2014 midterms is on track to be lowest since 1992... #Indonesia #Jakarta