General Election

BJP chief JP Nadda begins preparations for 2024 elections, to go on 100 days nationwide tour

Taking COVID-19 spread into consideration, during his tour in various states, a request has been made not to gather more than 200 persons in a big hall.

published on : 14th November 2020

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern votes a week before polls close in election

Ardern cast her vote in her Auckland district Saturday after visiting a market in the heavily Polynesian south Auckland suburb of Otara, where she was thronged by supporters.

published on : 10th October 2020

Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena appointed as Sri Lanka Parliament Speaker as new session commences

Abeywardena was critical of Indian intervention in Sri Lanka's conflict with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and had opposed the 1987 Indo-Lanka peace accord then.

published on : 20th August 2020

Lanka's Rajapaksa clan registers landslide win in parliamentary polls; gets two-thirds majority

Taking to Twitter, the 74-year-old Prime Minister Mahinda thanked the Sri Lankan people for putting their faith in the SLPP and said that the country will not stand disappointed during its tenure.

published on : 7th August 2020

Sri Lanka general election: Counting begins, Rajapaksa clan eyes landslide win

The counting of ballots was underway at all the 64 counting centres across the country under heavy security.

published on : 6th August 2020

Sri Lanka makes face masks mandatory in Parliament

Newly-elected parliamentarians are discouraged from shaking hands, hugging, or greeting each other in a manner in which they come into physical contact, and they should adopt other forms of greeting.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa banks on Opposition divide for resounding victory

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s goal was securing 150 seats when he called elections six months ahead of schedule.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Sri Lanka's August 5 general elections to be the costliest ever

The election commission has been struggling to make arrangements for a free and fair poll due to the health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 1st August 2020

Sri Lanka's June 20 election date left in balance after political parties discussion inconclusive

The independent election commission had called the meeting with party representatives in view of the ongoing lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 2nd May 2020

SC adjourns by two weeks hearing on plea against Congress manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The apex court deferred the hearing after it was apprised that one of the co-petitioners in the case has not been permitted by the Registry to argue in person.

published on : 14th February 2020

Three-way tie in Irish general election, suggests exit poll

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's incumbent Fine Gael party, their centre-right rivals Fianna Fail and left-wingers Sinn Fein all received 22 per cent of first preference votes.

published on : 9th February 2020

Congress team to study Rahul's defeat in Amethi

The team will interact with party workers and residents and submit a report to the Congress President later this week.

published on : 30th May 2019

Andhra Pradesh second in poll turnout: State CEO Gopal Krishna Dwivedi

Dwivedi said that only 2 to 3 per cent of EVMs developed technical glitches during polling, which were rectified promptly.

published on : 28th May 2019

INTERVIEW| 'Vow to work for welfare of tribals': Second youngest MP Goddeti Madhavi

Elected from Aruku seat, Madhavi is also one of the poorest members of the Lower House with declared assets worth a little over Rs 2 lakh.

published on : 28th May 2019

INTERVIEW | More 'KALIAS' for Naveen Patnaik's new Odisha

Though he believes in constructive cooperation with the Centre, the Odisha Chief Minister refused to accept that the BJP has made any significant inroads into the state.

published on : 28th May 2019
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