Parliamentary Elections

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Kerala’s growing climate change crisis gets left behind in election, poll rhetoric
India

Kerala’s growing climate change crisis gets left behind in election, poll rhetoric

Citizen initiatives stand in sharp contrast to the collective indifference of the political class to climate events in Kerala.

Blast at election rally in Afghanistan's Takhar province kills 22, President Ashraf Ghani condemns attack
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Blast at election rally in Afghanistan's Takhar province kills 22, President Ashraf Ghani condemns attack

Two security personnel were among those killed in the blast in Afghanistan, according to the provincial police.

BJP demolishes Opposition's 'fear-mongering' campaign, no big communal riots in India under Narendra Modi, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
India

BJP demolishes Opposition's 'fear-mongering' campaign, no big communal riots in India under Narendra Modi, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi exuded confidence that 30-35 percent minorities, including Muslims, will vote for the BJP in 2019.

Afghanistan to hold delayed parliamentary polls on 7 July next year
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Afghanistan to hold delayed parliamentary polls on 7 July next year

Afghanistan will hold its delayed parliamentary elections on 7 July, 2018, the top polling official said on Thursday, nearly three years late after deadlines to choose a new assembly were repeatedly missed.

EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dock
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EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dock

The shrillness with which the 16 political parties are alleging EVM tampering essentially suggests that they have not reconciled to the defeat in recent rounds of Assembly and local bodies elections.

Five Indian-origin candidates to try their luck in Australia's General Elections
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Five Indian-origin candidates to try their luck in Australia's General Elections

Five Indian-origin people, including two women, are among the 200 candidates contesting for next month's general elections in Australia.

Support for Sisi grows as Egypt heads for Parliamentary polls starting 21 March
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Support for Sisi grows as Egypt heads for Parliamentary polls starting 21 March

Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election in two phases starting on 22-23 March, the election commission said on Thursday.

Heavy shelling erupts near rebel-held Ukraine town after elections
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Heavy shelling erupts near rebel-held Ukraine town after elections

Heavy shelling erupted on Monday near the separatist held town of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, ending a calm period during weekend parliamentary elections.

Libya: Parliamentary polls see low turnout amid clashes with Islamists
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Libya: Parliamentary polls see low turnout amid clashes with Islamists

In Libya, elections were called last month as a way to strengthen central state authority after renegade army general Khalifa Haftar opened a campaign against Islamists in the east.

LS poll outcome was a setback to the party: Siddaramaiah
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LS poll outcome was a setback to the party: Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said the Lok Sabha poll outcome was a "setback" to the party at both national and state levels.

Live: Delhi sees highest voter turnout of 64.77% in 3 decades
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Live: Delhi sees highest voter turnout of 64.77% in 3 decades

Delhi, one of the most watched states this parliamentary election, is going to the polls today. Live updates from the ground.

Delhi voter turnout crosses 50 percent, people rush to cast ballots
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Delhi voter turnout crosses 50 percent, people rush to cast ballots

The Delhi Election Commission had set a target of surpassing the 66 percent polling figure in the Lok Sabha polls.

All candidates in Delhi's three-pronged battle hope for victory
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All candidates in Delhi's three-pronged battle hope for victory

Union Minister Kapil Sibal and Delhi BJP chief Harsh Vardhan, who are pitted against each other from the Chandni Chowk seat, were among the first to cast their ballot.

Why Jaya’s first mover advantage brightens her Delhi prospects
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Why Jaya’s first mover advantage brightens her Delhi prospects

Jaya’s early move will be further strengthened by a lack of any anti-incumbency sentiment, the popularity of a string of successful social welfare measures and large-scale infrastructure and industrial investment.

Jobs, economic growth as important as labourers' rights: Yogendra Yadav
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Jobs, economic growth as important as labourers' rights: Yogendra Yadav

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, one of the seniormost members of the Aam Aadmi Party and its chief ideologue Yogendra Yadav talks about the anticipated challenges of governance in Delhi and the party's economic and social policies.

Suu Kyi hopes victory is dawn of new era
World

Suu Kyi hopes victory is dawn of new era

The victory would mark a major milestone for Myanmar that is emerging from ruthless military rule and a reversal of fortune for a woman who became one of the world's most prominent prisoners of conscience.

Opposition claims Myanmar's Suu Kyi wins
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Opposition claims Myanmar's Suu Kyi wins

The results must be confirmed by the official electoral commission, which has yet to release any outcome and may not make an official declaration for days.

Iran steps up repression before polls: Amnesty
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Iran steps up repression before polls: Amnesty

Friday's election is the first nationwide vote since the disputed 2009 re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that sparked eight months of unrest and a crushing state response.