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Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election Commission

Dec 15, 2015

Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election Commission

The majority of candidates contesting polls in India are "under-reporting" their expenses and inadequate laws to regulate political funds may lead to a "fearful" situation where institutions go under the "control of money" and holding fair polls becomes difficult, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said on Tuesday. #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Chief Election Commissioner #Lok Sabha #parliament #Nasim Zaidi #EC #general elections #Representation of the People Act
Ahead of national elections, weariness and hope divide Spain's residents

Dec 14, 2015

Ahead of national elections, weariness and hope divide Spain's residents

There are deep divisions among voters about their country and its economic fortunes as it approaches a crucial ballot that will decide whether the government will stay conservative, head toward the center or veer sharply left. #CourtsideView #Spain #Arab Spring #Socialists #Popular Party #Spain general elections #Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy #Ciudadanos #Podemos
Opposition leader Suu Kyi votes in historic Myanmar polls

Nov 08, 2015

Opposition leader Suu Kyi votes in historic Myanmar polls

Myanmar's multi-party general election began across the country on Sunday with 33.5 million eligible voters getting ready to cast votes at respective polling stations #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #National League for Democracy #Union Solidarity and Development Party #Myanmar general election #U Htay Oo
End of Conservative rule? Canadian media say Justin Trudeau will be next prime minister

Oct 20, 2015

End of Conservative rule? Canadian media say Justin Trudeau will be next prime minister

Justin Trudeau, the son of one of Canada's most charismatic politicians, will be Canada's next prime minister, according to projections Monday by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. #Stephen Harper #Canadian General Election #Keystone XL pipeline #Justin Trudeau
Hoped Cong will work with us, but there is one who doesn't agree: PM Narendra Modi

Sep 10, 2015

Hoped Cong will work with us, but there is one who doesn't agree: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday criticised the Congress for "not cooperating with the government" in implementing reforms in the country and said the opposition party had not been able to digest defeat in 2014 general elections. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Bhopal #parliament #News #2014 general elections #Vishwa Hindi Sammelan
After violence on the campaign trail, Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police personnel on election eve

Aug 16, 2015

After violence on the campaign trail, Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police personnel on election eve

Sri Lanka deployed thousands of police Sunday in stepped up security on the eve of a General Election after the campaign was hit by sporadic violence that claimed four lives. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapakse #general elections #President Maithripala Sirisena
I am truly sorry I did not succeed: Ed Miliband resigns after devastating defeat

May 08, 2015

I am truly sorry I did not succeed: Ed Miliband resigns after devastating defeat

Despite hopes that the public had warmed to him during a fractious campaign, Ed Miliband and his Labour Party suffered a devastating rout in Thursday's British general election, triggering his immediate resignation. #NewsTracker #David Cameron #Labour Party #Ed Miliband #British general election
Women wage peace: Israel group says enough war, push for talks with Palestine

Mar 06, 2015

Women wage peace: Israel group says enough war, push for talks with Palestine

As Israel readies for a general election, the issue of peace with the Palestinians has been noticeably absent from debate. #NewsTracker #Israel #general election #Palestine #Jerusalem #Women Wage Peace
Pakistan to set up independent judicial commission to probe alleged rigging in 2013 polls

Dec 31, 2014

Pakistan to set up independent judicial commission to probe alleged rigging in 2013 polls

The Pakistan government is ready to set up an independent Judicial Commission to probe the alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf #PTI #Judicial Commission #Pakistan PM #2013 Pakistan general elections #World
Imran adamant on demand for Pak judicial panel to probe polls

Dec 29, 2014

Imran adamant on demand for Pak judicial panel to probe polls

Imran Khan's PTI party refused to withdraw its demand for constitution of a judicial commission to investigate alleged rigging in the 2013 general election. #Pakistan #Imran Khan #PTI #Pakistan Politics #Elections in Pakistan #Pakistan General Election