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No nomination filed for Gujarat bypolls in first two days

Aug 22, 2014

No nomination filed for Gujarat bypolls in first two days

No nomination has been filed yet for the bypolls to the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat and nine Assembly segments in Gujarat. #Politics #India #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Lok Sabha #Vadodara #Assembly Elections #bypolls #nomination #PM Narendra Modi
Only 47 percent voter turnout recorded in Bihar bypolls

Aug 22, 2014

Only 47 percent voter turnout recorded in Bihar bypolls

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
Indonesia court upholds Widodo's presidential victory

Aug 22, 2014

Indonesia court upholds Widodo's presidential victory

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's highest court on Thursday unanimously upheld last month's presidential election result, paving the way for Joko Widodo to take over as leader of the world's third largest democracy. The Constitutional Court, as expected, rejected a last-ditch attempt by losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto to overturn the election result that he believed was tainted by widespread cheating. #United States #India #Business #Japan #France #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Global warming #Election #opinion
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
Bold new BJP? Debate gay rights in Parliament, add to manifesto, says Mumbai leader

Aug 21, 2014

Bold new BJP? Debate gay rights in Parliament, add to manifesto, says Mumbai leader

A community of four crore people have been affected by criminalising gay sex, says BJP city chief Ashish Shelar, seeking a national debate on the subject. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Gay Rights #Section 377 #gay sex #Assembly Elections 2014 #Ashish Shelar
The return of Amar Singh Mulayam, Akhilesh hit many birds with one stone in UP

Aug 21, 2014

The return of Amar Singh Mulayam, Akhilesh hit many birds with one stone in UP

Mulayam is also cutting to size the tantrum-throwers, wooing Azam Khan's rival, diluting his extreme pro-Muslim stand, all in one broad sweep of bringing back Amar Singh into the Samajwadi Party. #S&P #Uttar Pradesh #Amar Singh #Bharatiya Janata Party #ConnectTheDots #Samajwadi Party #Mulayam Singh #Akhilesh Yadav #Secularism #Assembly Elections #Azam Khan #Amit Shah