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India elections — Narendra Modi's fandom persists despite spotty record

India's ruling BJP party has mostly succeeded in turning the ongoing parliamentary election into what seems like a presidential one — with PM Modi as the most p...

India elections — Narendra Modi's fandom persists despite spotty record

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India elections: Narendra Modi's BJP set to sweep back to power Indian officials have begun counting hundreds of millions of votes in the world's largest democratic exercise. After an election staggered over six weeks, final results are expected in the evening....
09:26, 05/23/2019

India elections: Narendra Modi's BJP in early lead as vote counting begins Indian officials have begun counting hundreds of millions of votes in the world's largest democratic exercise. After an election staggered over six weeks, final results are expected in the evening....
07:26, 05/23/2019

INDIA LIVE-Stocks reach record highs as euphoria over exit polls persists May 21 (Reuters) - 0415 GMT: NIFTY, BSE INDEX HIT LIFE HIGHS IN ANTICIPATION OF A MODI WIN Both of India's major stock indices climbed to historic highs in morning trade as euphoria continued over the prospect of Prime Minister Narendra Modi returnin...
08:52, 05/21/2019

Virgin Galactic deal sparks interest in an obscure investment vehicle with a spotty track record There's lots of excitement that tech superstar Chamath Palihapitiya's Social Capital Hedosophia is buying a 49% stake (roughly $800 million) in Virgin Galactic to do space flights....
23:26, 07/09/2019

India Dispatch: In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Indian elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks supporters as he declares victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked voters for giving him a "historic mandate" after his Hindu nationalist party was expected to clinch a landslide election victory....
01:52, 05/24/2019

Heatwave Persists Across India, Dust Storm, Lightning Kills 26 In UP The north and central regions of India seethed under heatwave conditions on Friday forcing people to stay indoors, even as a severe dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh killed at......
19:52, 06/07/2019

Why India's tycoons welcome a new Narendra Modi term Indian PM Modi needs to grow the Indian economy while building transparent governance of corporations. However, he must first overcome criticism that he is too cozy with India's corporate class. Murali Krishnan reports....
18:13, 06/04/2019

Narendra Modi All Set To Build A New India: Rajnath Singh The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to return to power on Thursday as it led in 292 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with 50, according to trends released by the Election Commission......
10:52, 05/23/2019

In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
22:26, 05/23/2019

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy....
22:13, 05/23/2019

India’s Muslims quiver in the new dawn of an emboldened Narendra Modi The Hindu nationalist BJP’s election victory will change the culture of the nation, the prime minister’s critics fearJust after 1.30pm on Friday, the loudspeaker outside Sarai Alawardi mosque crackled to life, and more than a thousand foreheads were ...
09:13, 05/26/2019

India's Narendra Modi sworn in for second term as prime minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for his second term as India's prime minister Thursday after a landslide victory last week for his Bharatiya Janata Party....
22:00, 05/30/2019

India's Narendra Modi Wins Re-Election With Strong Mandate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s popular nationalist leader, won a sweeping mandate for a second five-year term, setting the stage for further economic change but also more divisive social policies for his Hindu nationalist supporters....
18:39, 05/23/2019

How Narendra Modi is remaking Hinduism’s holiest city — and India in the process The reelected prime minister’s bid to transform the heart of age-old Varanasi reflects his ambitions for India. Often dubbed his “dream project,” it combines devotion to Hinduism and modern infrastructure in a showpiece meant to enhance the country’s...
00:26, 05/26/2019

Five more years of Narendra Modi will take India to a dark place | Kapil Komireddi If the Indian prime minister is returned to office, his sectarian politics will make bigotry the defining ideal of the republicIndian elections are a marvel to behold. The rules stipulate that no citizen should have to travel more than 2km to vote. S...
07:13, 05/21/2019

India election: counting to begin with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week elections on Thursday, as results are released progressi...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Narendra Modi to Begin Second Term as India’s Prime Minister in Grand Ceremony As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
13:39, 05/30/2019

India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms....
21:13, 05/19/2019

Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count....
06:39, 05/23/2019

India Election 2019: Voting begins in world's largest ever poll to decide Narendra Modi's fate The world's largest ever election is under way in India as voters begin casting their votes in the first phase of the country's marathon six-week poll....
12:13, 05/23/2019

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will help attract female voters....
15:26, 07/16/2019

India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another five years in power....
07:13, 05/19/2019

Gandhis hope to keep seats in 5th phase of India's elections Polling has opened for the fifth phase of India's marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi hope to retain their seats...
08:26, 05/06/2019

India's heartland states vote in fifth phase of elections India's northern heartland voted on Monday in the fifth phase of a staggered general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoping his record on national security will win him a second five-year term....
12:26, 05/06/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
10:26, 05/23/2019

Gandhis hope to keep seats in 5th phase of India’s elections Polling has opened for the fifth phase of India’s marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi hope to retain their seats...
07:26, 05/06/2019

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
08:13, 05/24/2019

Final round of voting underway in India’s marathon elections KOLKATA, India (AP) — Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party seeking reelection for another f...
05:13, 05/19/2019

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Early Results From India’s Elections Point to a Modi Victory. Here’s What to Know After an elaborate seven-phase election set over five-and-a-half weeks, India’s marathon polls finally came to a close on Sunday. Counting to determine the winner in the world’s largest democratic election began at 8 a.m. local time on Th...
10:52, 05/23/2019

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rocked investors, according to data compiled by......
15:13, 05/29/2019

India To Address Trade Issues After Elections, Says US Commerce Secretary India's rules on localisation of data and price caps on medical devices imported from the United States are barriers to trade but New Delhi is committed to addressing them after the country's......
14:13, 05/07/2019

Final round of voting underway in India's marathon elections Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeking reelection for another five years....
08:39, 05/19/2019

Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This year’s polls witnessed a massive decline in the standard of campaigning by political parties....
12:39, 05/19/2019

In India Elections, a $14 Software Tool Helps Overcome WhatsApp Controls WhatsApp clones and software tools that cost as little as $14 are helping Indian digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions....
13:39, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: 'Love will win' - Rahul Gandhi jabs PM Modi after voting in India elections in Delhi Rahul Gandhi ditched his high-security vehicle and instead, chose to walk down from his home in central Delhi to the polling booth to cast his vote in the sixth round of the national election....
14:00, 05/12/2019

When Fandom Is the Problem “Fandom”—the participatory community that grows out of a piece of media—has come to dominate pop culture. Fandom is not simply being a fan of something. Fandom is performing being a fan by creating transformative works, collecting knowledge, cosplayi...
23:39, 06/27/2019

The new Candyman movie will apparently be about "toxic fandom" Horror fans have been questioning what the new Candyman movie—produced by Jordan Peele through his MonkeyPaw studio and directed by Nia DaCosta—could be about now that Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green housing projects (the setting for the original 19...
19:52, 06/09/2019

Fred Savage gives fandom a meta poke in ‘What Just Happened??!’ Fox’s hotly anticipated sci-fi series “The Flare” gets its own after-show, “What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage, ” premiering Sunday night. Well, sort of. In reality, “The Flare” is a fictional show, but it’s the template for “What Just Happened??...
01:13, 06/29/2019

India's Sugar Production Seen Hitting Record Levels Years of bumper cane harvests and record sugar production have hammered domestic sugar prices, making it hard for mills to pay monies owed to farmers, who form an influential voting bloc....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Dozens dead amid record heatwave in India At least 36 people have died in a heatwave in India, where temperatures this summer have reached their highest ever recorded, officials said. A month-long heatwave has gripped the nation, with northern cities and territories feeling the brunt of the ...
04:39, 06/15/2019

John Davidson on Rangers’ rebuild, Yankees’ fandom and ‘94 memories Former Rangers goalie, longtime NHL broadcaster and former Blue Jackets president John Davidson is now tasked with rebuilding the Blueshirts in the same role he had in Columbus. Q: Describe the night the Rangers won the Stanley Cup, the sights and so...
01:00, 05/26/2019

There's A 14 Percent Chance That A Generation Of Accursed Knicks Fandom Has Been Worth It In tonight’s draft lottery the Knicks have a 14 percent chance of obtaining the first pick and Zion Williamson. They were the worst team in the NBA, but this year, odds have been flattened out at the top of the lottery to disincentivize tanking. So t...
22:26, 05/14/2019

How Expectation and Reality Can Clash in the World of Star Wars Fandom I never quite understood how someone’s expectations of a movie could potentially ruin the reality of watching it until I heard the words: The Rise of Skywalker.Read more......
09:00, 05/15/2019

India posts record, sets Pakistan 337 to win World Cup game Rohit Sharma scored his second century of the World Cup and Virat Kohli surpassed 11,000 runs in one-day international cricket as India posted a record 336-5 at Old Trafford in a rain-interrupted group game against archrival Pakistan....
17:13, 06/16/2019

Avengers: Endgame Snaps Infinity War's India Record in a Week Avengers: Endgame is now the highest-grossing Hollywood film of all time in India, beating the record set by its own predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War....
11:52, 05/03/2019

Metallic Hydrogen, Toxic Fandom, and the Fifth Dimension: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Lying, tech tricks, and snares, oh my: This week at Gizmodo, our team of reporters and editors hit three different ways consumers are being ripped off, manipulated, or tracked in secret in their everyday doings on the web. Those include “surveillance...
05:52, 07/01/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for Best Fandom and Cast on Social Media And we're off! Voting has officially begun for the 2019 E! TV Scoop Awards, and we're starting with what's traditionally a pretty big race: Best Fandom and Best Cast on Social......
21:52, 07/19/2019

John Oliver bashes Yankees fandom: ‘Wrong thing to do morally’ John Oliver is sticking it to the Yankees again. The popular comedian took aim at the Evil Empire while explaining his Mets fandom during the Amazin’s 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon. “As a real sports fan in England, ...
08:13, 05/27/2019

Record 2 Lakh Haj Pilgrims From India In 2019: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record number of two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500 flights from......
19:39, 06/09/2019

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a ...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
00:13, 05/26/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
23:13, 05/16/2019

| Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat persists Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings, even as police and troops tightened security....
08:39, 05/05/2019

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and desperation....
01:13, 05/04/2019

Brandon Nimmo needs MRI exam as ‘sharp pain’ in neck persists The stiff neck that kept Brandon Nimmo out of two games last month hasn’t gone away and it cost him another game Tuesday. The Mets’ outfielder said he is getting an MRI exam on Wednesday to get his neck checked out after he was a late scratch in Tues...
11:13, 05/22/2019

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Tuesday imposed water restrictions for the first time in a decade with dam levels at just over 50% due to a prolonged drought....
11:00, 05/28/2019

'Risk of war' persists in Strait of Hormuz crisis, Germany's Maas says The German foreign minister said all parties "must do everything to make sure it does not come to this." Iran has dismissed claims it attacked two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, triggering a crisis in the waterway....
18:52, 06/19/2019

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support. Released Monday, the annual Kids Count report from t...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Boeing CEO faces tough questions as fallout from 737 MAX crashes persists Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg, facing tough questions after two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane, emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised at a tense news conference to win back the public's trust. Battling the b...
21:39, 04/29/2019

Walgreens expands epinephrine shot partnership as shortage persists Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers will be available at its pharmacies, expanding a partnership amid a shortage for the emergency allergy shots....
18:00, 07/11/2019

Israeli Killed And 2 Palestinian Gunmen Dead As Gaza Violence Persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
12:13, 05/05/2019

Israeli killed and two Palestinian gunmen dead as Gaza violence persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
07:52, 05/05/2019

Smaller corn, soybean yields expected as wet weather persists in Midwest Corn and soybean planting data showed a slight improvement in this week's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report, but planting remains behind schedule in 17 of 18 key states....
02:13, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 5-Boeing CEO faces tough questions as fallout from 737 MAX crashes persists Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg, facing tough questions after two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane, emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised at a tense news conference to win back the public's trust....
20:39, 04/29/2019

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
06:52, 06/21/2019

Valarivan Wins Gold; India Bag 10m Air Rifle Team Gold With World Record Elavenil Valarivan defended her gold medal in the Junior World Cup as she beat compatriot Mehuli Ghosh (630.4) by 1.4 points in the women's air rifle final on Monday....
20:13, 07/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
05:26, 06/21/2019

Commonality In Killing Of Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare, Says CBI The CBI and Maharashtra CID told the Bombay High Court on Friday that it had, to some extent, established commonality between the killings of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar and activist Govind......
23:26, 06/14/2019

In First Press Conference, PM Narendra Modi Takes No Questions Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, said for the first time, a government that enjoyed a five-year term will return with full majority after the......
14:52, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Congratulates PM Narendra Modi India Election Results: If the trends convert into seats, this would be the first time in more than 40 years in India that a party with a majority on its own will be coming back to power with a......
12:13, 05/23/2019

"When Armymen Die, They Bleed. Not You, Narendra Modi," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise for allegedly politicising the armed forces and using the "blood" of the army while campaigning....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Lawyer Sent To CBI Custody Over Narendra Dabholkar Murder Case A local court Thursday granted custody of lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar to the CBI till June 23 after the agency said there was a possibility of Goa headquarters of right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha having......
22:00, 06/20/2019

PM Narendra Modi May Visit Varanasi Before Swearing-In Ceremony With PM Modi all set to herald a second term after winning the Lok Sabha elections, there is a possibility of his visit to Varanasi before taking oath. Ravindra Jaiswal, MLC, informed about the......
08:39, 05/25/2019

What does Indian PM Narendra Modi's reelection mean for regional rivals? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected with an even bigger mandate than in 2014. Should China and Pakistan be worried about the future of relations with India under an emboldened Modi?...
06:39, 05/25/2019

'I Shot Him Twice': Chilling Confessions In Narendra Dabholkar's Murder The man accused of killing rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune six years ago, has told the Karnataka police how he shot the 67-year-old twice -- once in the head from behind, and when he fell, once......
11:26, 06/27/2019

Narendra Modi's victory worries Indian Muslims Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reelection has alarmed many Indian Muslims, who believe that their political interests would continue to be undermined by the Hindu nationalist politician. Faisal Fareed reports....
13:26, 05/28/2019

PM Narendra Modi Arrives At BJP Headquarters In Delhi For Victory Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by BJP leaders at the party headquarters in Delhi as he arrived after trends showed the BJP winning a massive majority in the Lok Sabha elections....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Narendra Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Tomorrow: What Guests Will Be Served The High Tea is going to consist of a menu that has a mix of popular Indian and Western snacks, finger foods and desserts, according to a media report....
10:39, 05/29/2019

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared in his first ever press conference. BJP chief Amit Shah was also present. "Our democracy is a vibrant one, full of goodness," PM Modi said....
14:52, 05/17/2019

No Basis To Link Use Of Fertilisers To Cancer: Narendra Singh Tomar There is no scientific basis to link use of fertilisers and pesticides to cancer, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
16:52, 07/02/2019

BIMSTEC Leaders Arrive In Delhi For Narendra Modi's Swearing-In Leaders from Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, or BIMSTEC, nations, including Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay......
14:13, 05/30/2019

"Narendra Modi Is Blessed With God-Like Powers": Shivraj Singh Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said that Lok Sabha elections results reflect that there is a tsunami of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) under the leadership of Prime......
12:13, 05/23/2019

Not In PM Race, Narendra Modi To Continue At Top Post: Nitin Gadkari Making it clear that he is not in the race for the prime minister's post, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the ruling BJP will win more seats than it had won in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and......
02:39, 05/06/2019

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
18:39, 05/30/2019

CBI Arrests Lawyer Representing Accused In Narendra Dhabolkar Murder Case A lawyer representing some of the accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case was Saturday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation, an official said....
22:13, 05/25/2019

1.25 Lakh Km Road To Be Built Under Gramin Sadak Yojana: Narendra Tomar Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said 1,25,000 kilometres of road will be built under the third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana at an estimated cost of Rs 80,000 crore....
12:39, 07/17/2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi likely to win general election, exit polls predict Indian Prime Minister Modi and his allies are on course to a win a majority in parliament after a mammoth general election, according to exit polls. The election was billed as a referendum on Modi's government....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Narendra Modi Government 'Magroor', Not 'Mazboot': Priyanka Gandhi's Jibe Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying it is not a ''mazboot' (strong) government but a ''magroor' (arrogant) one that harbours an......
01:52, 05/16/2019

Election Results: Narendra Modi Wins Second Term Easily, All Leads In Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own steam and leads showed a NDA sweep in the national elections within two hours of counting of votes. The BJP is doing well in......
08:00, 05/23/2019

Narendra Modi Takes Oath As PM For Second Term, Amit Shah Joins Cabinet Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time after his spectacular victory in the national election in a ceremony held at the Rashrapati Bhavan in the presence of 8,000 guests......
16:39, 05/30/2019

Surat-Based Ice-Cream Parlour Introduces ''Narendra Modi Sitafal Kulfi'' Vivek Ajmera, owner of an ice-cream parlour in Surat, Gujarat is celebrating the landslide victory of the BJP in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections by introducing ''Modi Sitafal Kulfi'', which......
06:39, 05/28/2019

PM Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Hold Rallies In Delhi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a mega poll rally at the Ramleela Ground today in support of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the seven Lok Sabha seats of the......
08:52, 05/08/2019

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Wanted To Sack Narendra Modi In 2002: Yashwant Sinha Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has claimed then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was set to dismiss Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat Chief Minister at the time, after the 2002 post-Godhra......
21:26, 05/10/2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count....
12:52, 05/23/2019

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later,...
22:26, 07/02/2019

Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins h...
09:52, 05/24/2019

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this year...
02:52, 06/12/2019

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6...
23:00, 05/02/2019

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
14:13, 06/06/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
15:13, 06/04/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
15:13, 06/04/2019

"Make In India, Start-Up India, Pakodas": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview last year to a news channel in which he had said that a person selling pakodas cannot be considered unemployed, was mocked by Congress President Rahul Gandhi,......
15:00, 05/09/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
09:39, 06/05/2019

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
19:39, 07/02/2019

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
23:13, 06/22/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
18:52, 05/16/2019

"Don't Want New India, Give Us Old India": Ghulam Nabi Azad's Dig at BJP The mob killing of a man in Jharkhand found echo in parliament today as senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad took on the BJP over its "New India" claim....
15:39, 06/24/2019

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former di...
12:52, 05/31/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
18:26, 05/16/2019

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
19:39, 05/30/2019

Le Pen predicts 'historic' win for far right in EU elections France's far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen says populist parties could become the second-largest bloc in the European Parliament. Twelve nationalist parties are rallying in Milan ahead of next week's EU-wide vote....
15:13, 05/18/2019

EU elections: how they work, what they might change About 400 million Europeans from 28 countries will head to the polls May 23-26 to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years....
11:13, 05/10/2019

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Brexit deal approved. PM Theresa May said she deeply regretted the move....
21:00, 05/07/2019

EU: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Friday in the latest sign that Russia’s high-tech efforts to influence democratic votes have not slowed ...
22:52, 06/14/2019

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten results wrong before....
09:39, 05/20/2019

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
20:39, 05/20/2019

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week's election and leading Czech conservative lawmaker Jan Zahradil is hoping that voters embrace the idea of a scaled-back European Union....
09:39, 05/15/2019

Spanish elections show where the UK may be headed Voters in Spain are voting in a general election on Sunday, and the country appears at a crossroads. As in several other European countries, a far-right party is gaining in popularity and traditional politics is fragmenting, while Spain has specific ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands. According to a surprise Ipsos exit forecast late Thursday, the Dutch Labor Party of European Com...
12:00, 05/24/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the world after India’s (which are incidentally still ong...
01:13, 05/07/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air two days before the final phase of the Lok Sabha......
22:26, 05/20/2019

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue reading......
17:00, 05/26/2019

Spanish courts allow Puigdemont to run in EU elections MADRID (AP) — Spanish courts have overruled a decision by Spain’s Electoral Board and have determined that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest must be allowed to run in this month’s Europea...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
23:52, 06/02/2019

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalist opponents in the EU elections....
12:26, 05/27/2019

Puigdemont, 2 other Catalans can’t run in European elections Spanish political party officials say the country’s Electoral Board has ruled that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest can’t stand as candidates in next month’s European Parliament elections...
16:26, 04/29/2019

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online disinformation....
20:13, 06/13/2019

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries head to the polls May 23-26 to choose their representatives at the European Parliament for the next five years...
18:26, 05/23/2019

Trump to Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday told Russian President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 electio...
09:39, 06/28/2019

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
11:13, 06/28/2019

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht Frankfurt played a large role in a rather muted campaign....
15:26, 05/23/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call for impeaching President Donald Trump, saying that the matter transcends party lines and that progressives were getting frustrated with the lack of motion on the issue."This question should no...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Factbox: The national stakes in the EU elections Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament, this week's EU elections can have knock-on effects in the domestic politics of Europe's member states. Here are some examples of how the elections play out nationally....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
14:52, 05/27/2019

|Elections:Weneedjobs,saystudentshopingfor'concreteplan' In Auckland Park, Johannesburg, home to two of the city's main universities, throngs of students on Wednesday waited patiently in long queues to cast their votes, some for the first time....
21:26, 05/08/2019

Puigdemont, 2 other Catalans can't run in European elections Spanish political party officials say the country's Electoral Board has ruled that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest can't stand as candidates in next month's European Parliament elections....
17:26, 04/29/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of......
20:13, 04/28/2019

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Theresa May regrets UK having to hold European elections Prime minister fails to reach cross-party Brexit deal in time to avoid UK taking part in pollFollow the day’s latest political news - liveTheresa May “deeply regrets” that Britain will have to take part in European elections on 23 May, and is pinning...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in US elections President Donald Trump's comments appeared to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 elections....
09:13, 06/28/2019

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Conservatives turned in their worst electoral performance since 1832. Labour managed to finish third in...
15:52, 05/27/2019

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the European elections. Why do we use a pencil to mark our...
17:39, 05/28/2019

Stocks Rise in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
17:00, 05/27/2019

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special election last month to succeed Williams and is favored to prevail again on Tuesday....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being counted across Europe, voters have boosted Greens an...
18:39, 05/28/2019

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open source software development kit that will offer pu...
21:52, 05/06/2019

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next month as planned, after the only two candidates were rejected....
19:52, 06/03/2019

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among others, a pro-spiritual and a pro-love party....
19:39, 05/04/2019

Far-right leaders rally in Bulgaria ahead of EU elections SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Far-right party leaders have accused the European Union of promoting migration policies that aim to destroy the values of EU member nations. Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Rally, and Gerolf Annemans, president...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
07:52, 05/17/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
19:00, 06/14/2019

| 'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped Thousands of people have gathered in the Algerian capital calling on interim President Abdelkader Bensalah to quit after he vowed to stay in power until a new head of state is elected....
14:39, 06/08/2019

Strongman's loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily....
06:52, 06/09/2019

Strongman’s loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections MOSCOW (AP) — Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily. Sunday’s snap election was called afte...
08:39, 06/09/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw smaller parties profit on the back of Conservative and Labour losses....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats on Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitl...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
08:00, 07/18/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead. Israel’s newly elected Knesset dissolv...
09:26, 05/30/2019

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — such as trade, according to analysts....
10:39, 07/19/2019

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following the election of several ministers to the European Parliament....
17:13, 05/30/2019

Dogs Well Positioned In 2020 US Presidential Elections It's impossible to say who will take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, but if he is defeated by a Democrat, it's likely that a dog will return to the White House after a multi-year......
16:00, 05/06/2019

France's Le Maire says a Le Pen win in EU elections would hurt euro A win by Marine le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party in next week's European parliament elections could hurt the euro and damage the French economy and industries, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial capital and its largest city....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to accept derogatory information on political opponents from a foreign government, a congressional interview...
04:26, 06/21/2019

NYC to have more early polling sites for upcoming elections ALBANY– The New York City Board of Elections agreed to dramatically increase the number of early polling sites across the five boroughs preceding the Nov. 5 election — heeding complaints that it’s initial plan was inadequate for vot...
04:26, 05/31/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
12:39, 05/16/2019

EU elections — Last-minute voters cast ballots Voter turnout is higher in several countries, including Germany and France, compared to the 2014 elections. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Read the latest here....
18:39, 05/26/2019

"Victory Of Democracy," Says PM Modi After Big Win In National Elections Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people over the BJP's landslide win today, and said it was a victory of "democracy". The BJP has won a hugely decisive victory today, crossing the......
17:13, 05/23/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
10:00, 05/24/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," as polls suggest that populists could unseat Britain's mainstream parties amid the country's ongoing...
16:13, 05/12/2019

+++ EU elections – live updates on the final day of voting +++ Voters in 21 EU countries are heading to the polls to elect members of the European Parliament. Stakes are high as far-right groups and Euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Read the latest here....
13:00, 05/26/2019

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
01:52, 05/13/2019

European Elections Will Gauge the Power of Populism A new scandal in Austria that led to the collapse of the coalition government there served as a reminder that Russia has deep ties to many populist parties....
23:00, 05/21/2019

EU elections: Change UK and Brexit Party rallies Two of the parties fighting for UK votes in the EU elections are both only a few weeks old, but feature faces well known to those who follow politics....
16:26, 05/14/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks before key European Parliament elections in the bloc....
09:26, 05/13/2019

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in countries like Iran. Williamson described an "illusion of choice," and criticized the "political media el...
00:13, 07/07/2019

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
22:13, 05/23/2019

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud....
12:13, 07/05/2019

Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Rahul Gandhi for the country’s ills...
06:26, 05/12/2019

European elections: Winners and losers across the continent Europe is seeing a major political shift as the traditional centre-left and centre-right parties were edged out by populist, environmentalist and far-right parties in the European Parliament elections. ...
14:52, 05/27/2019

European elections: your guide to the vote you never expected With ‘Brexit Day’ 29 March long gone, Britain gears up for an election it did not think it would participate in. Here is what you need to know before 23 MayFor Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, the European election campaign that has now kicked off in e...
17:00, 05/12/2019

|Elections:IfSAisn'thappy,neitheristherand,indexsuggests South Africa's mood on election day was erratic, but overall happy - however, an early interpretation of the country's Gross National Happiness suggests that when South Africa's morale tanks, the rand might too, researchers say....
20:26, 05/09/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
08:13, 05/22/2019

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
10:26, 05/25/2019

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats. Digital fingerprints link pro-Russian and anti-European websites, part of an online ecosystem that is sowing discord ahead of European elections this month....
10:52, 05/12/2019

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second after playing seven games....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the forthcoming European elections, Jeremy Corbyn will warn, as he blames government cuts for opening the do...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between the two organisations....
02:39, 07/04/2019

Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections: newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
19:39, 06/16/2019

Filipinos voting in midterm elections crucial to Duterte Filipinos voting in elections highlighted by a showdown between Duterte’s allies and an opposition fighting for check and balance under a president they regard as a looming dictator...
09:13, 05/13/2019

South Africa Voters in Dark on Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
18:00, 05/04/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
17:52, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
20:00, 05/10/2019

European Elections Will Be Latest Test of Populist Support Nationalists all over the Continent are hoping for a surge that will allow them, short of leaving the European Union, to disable its bureaucracy from within....
10:39, 05/19/2019

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30....
22:39, 06/19/2019

Prosecutors open Istanbul elections probe; re-run still looms Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as suspects, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Thursday....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the talks....
04:26, 05/31/2019

BJP To Win Both Seats, As Voting Begins For Rajya Sabha By-Elections Voting is taking place in Gujarat for Rajya Sabha bypolls to two seats vacated by the BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani, who were elected to the Lok Sabha in the recent national polls....
08:26, 07/05/2019

Macron pitches for broad centrist alliance after EU elections French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday laid out his clearest plans yet for alliance-building after the European Parliament elections, favoring a centrist coalition broad enough to work with the Greens and attract some conservative parties....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Biggest UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections Britain's dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated results Friday....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Elections 2019 Results: BJP Wins All 10 Seats In Haryana The ruling BJP has won all the 10 seats in Haryana. The results of Rohtak and Faridabad seats were declared early today morning. While it was the BJP's best-ever performance in Haryana, carved out as......
10:52, 05/24/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:52, 06/18/2019

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
09:26, 05/23/2019

U.K. Conservatives Steer Clear of Brexit Ahead of Elections With Brexit delayed possibly until the end of October, the European Parliament election, which follows local-council votes the Conservatives are expected to lose, has become a symbol for many traditional ruling-party voters of Prime Minister Theresa ...
13:26, 05/01/2019

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three years ago, the Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on...
20:13, 05/05/2019

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people have turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the rare cases that has united Russia’s usually divided opposition....
18:00, 07/20/2019

Days before elections, EU approves new cyber sanctions regime The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the world, freezing their assets in the bloc and banning them from entry....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
08:39, 06/04/2019

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
23:26, 06/02/2019

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for successful completion of the world's largest election"....
11:39, 06/20/2019

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showing, the move looks to boost turnout and improve Ar...
13:26, 06/20/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans....
15:52, 05/17/2019

"Confident in fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the victor....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Panama elections: Laurentino Cortizo declares victory Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo declared himself president, as he was leading the race by two points. Panamanians flocked to the polls in large numbers in an election that has been overshadowed by corruption scandals....
05:26, 05/06/2019

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and even some of her own ministers to her latest Brexit gambit....
22:26, 05/22/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
11:26, 06/04/2019

| WATCH: Theresa May casts vote in local elections Theresa May casts her vote in the local elections. The Prime Minister was with her husband Philip as she went to the polling station in Sonning, Berkshire....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe protests ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, protesters hoped to motivate others to vote....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
12:52, 06/28/2019

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageLive coverage of the results as they come inMore EU citizens have voted in European parliament elections than at any time in the past quar...
21:13, 05/26/2019

As elections loom, Greece announces 'relief measures' Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday announced tax cuts and pledged to reinstate a benefit for low income pensioners among other "relief measures", weeks before municipal and European Parliament elections....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Tuesday....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advertising in the lead-up to the vote, Sky News can reveal....
23:00, 05/28/2019

UK PM May regrets Britain will hold European elections - spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May regrets that Britain will hold European Parliament elections and is determined to find a way to get a Brexit deal through, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark’s 179-seat parliament will be held June 5 as his three-party governing coalition appears to be behind in opinion polls. Recent polls show the...
15:52, 05/07/2019

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but on Sunday it produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradictory results that complicates the future...
19:13, 05/27/2019

Centre To Decide On Resuming Iranian Oil Buy After Elections: Report India told Iran on Tuesday it will decide on its oil imports after elections end this month, in line with its economic interests, a government source said....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits by registering ballots in encrypted form so they can be accurately and independently tracked long after they are cast. Two of the three top U...
00:26, 05/08/2019

PM Modi's First Address In Rajya Sabha After Elections: Top 10 Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the upper house of the parliament this afternoon as he replied to the President Ram Nath Kovind's joint address to the parliament last week. This is his first......
14:26, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
16:52, 06/28/2019

European Elections Deepen Divisions in National Capitals The outcome of the weekend’s European Union elections threatened a fresh period of instability in the bloc, with some countries set for early elections and coalition governments in Italy and Germany facing deeper strains....
16:13, 05/27/2019

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
19:39, 05/27/2019

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European commission after poor results for the cen...
21:26, 05/27/2019

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Facebook chief security officer Nick Stamos – who wit...
20:52, 06/10/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections after his ruling left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European elections to opposition conservatives....
00:52, 05/27/2019

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections – and said Moscow must show that its purported meddling is over. If Russia meddles in next year’s election, “it would put our relationship in an e...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Brexit failures force Britain to participate in EU elections British officials said Tuesday there isn't enough time to ratify a deal to leave the European Union before the European Parliament elections later this month, meaning Britain will have to participate....
01:26, 05/08/2019

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
10:00, 05/21/2019

AAP Compliments PM Modi, But Says Delhi Elections A "Different" Ball Game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral gains in Delhi, but dismissed claims that it was a reflection of the people's disillusionment with the......
15:52, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Suit alleging racism in elections has been filed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s method of electing a governor and statewide officials (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A federal lawsuit seeking to strike down Mississippi’s method of electing statewide ...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Microsoft’s offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft is announcing an ambitious effort intended to make U.S. voting more secure and verifiable. The company will offer free open-source software that several top U.S. elections vendors say they will explore incorporating into their voting equipm...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive night of protests on Friday evening, demanding snap elections and the resignation of the country’s in...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
20:26, 05/22/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millionaire, who was charged in New York with sex trafficking of minors on Monday, is now the focus of a wa...
19:13, 07/11/2019

2019 Elections "A Mystery, Not History", Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of making inroads in the state through "money, police and EVM (Electronic Voting Machines) and said in the coming assembly elections, they......
11:39, 07/21/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe demonstrations ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, marchers hoped to motivate others to vote....
00:26, 05/20/2019

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners for EU citizens in the UK and British nationals abroad who were denied a vote in the European...
16:39, 05/25/2019

8m UK voters not registered ahead of European elections – study Green MP Caroline Lucas says millions ‘at risk of losing right to have their voice heard’Nearly 8 million people in Britain eligible to vote in the European elections are not yet registered, campaigners have said as the deadline looms.Research commis...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Grimes Contests Law Removing Her Power Over Elections Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s secretary of state has challenged a new state law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Alison Lundergan Grimes claims the action by Republican lawmakers amounts to an unconstitutional infringeme...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte Filipinos have begun voting in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies who aim to dominate the Senate and an opposition fighting for check and balance under a leader they regard as a looming dictator....
03:26, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday. Polls opened at 8 a.m. (0700GMT) and the first estimates and...
09:52, 05/26/2019

Main UK parties suffer Brexit battering in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservative Party sufferslosses as dissatisfied voters turned to new parties and independent candidates amidst the ongoing Brexit deadlock....
03:39, 05/04/2019

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections Facebook says it has identified a private Israel-based influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts that engaged in spreading disinformation....
17:13, 05/16/2019

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials on Tuesday delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts. The inconsistencies won’t ch...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s president has canceled upcoming municipal elections, citing the need to reduce political tensions in the country. President Ilir Meta said he acted because “the actual circumstances do not provide necessar...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
16:00, 05/03/2019

| UK's main parties suffer local elections setback over Brexit Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, partial results showed....
11:39, 05/04/2019

State Board Of Elections Certifies Primary Election Results FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– After fixing nearly 50 errors, the state board of elections officially certified the results of last month’s primary Friday. “This is standard procedure that happens in elections. The election’s been c...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will be the key to future successes....
16:26, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
12:52, 05/23/2019

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
01:39, 06/07/2019

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections ...
03:26, 05/30/2019

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the start of European Union accession talks, addressing domestic frustration with the slow pace of progres...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call a new election....
10:39, 05/30/2019

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
09:13, 05/30/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new elections....
01:52, 05/30/2019

Elections 2019: PM Modi's Gujarat Return Is Certain, Says Kamal Nath Prime Minister Narendra Modi''s allegations against Rajiv Gandhi are "atrocious" and the way he now talks reflects that he is highly enraged and has started feeling that time has come for him to......
11:00, 05/10/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
10:26, 05/21/2019

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
13:13, 05/29/2019

Tech-savvy Estonians vote online in European elections TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation is so certain of its cyber defenses that it is the only country in the world to allow internet ...
11:26, 05/20/2019

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Explainer: Crunch time for Spain as regional, EU elections loom Three weeks after a national election, Spain is still without a government. On Sunday it holds local, regional and European ballots that will go a long way toward establishing the country's political identity for the coming years....
14:26, 05/20/2019

US briefing: Japan mass stabbing, EU elections and Mount Everest Tuesday’s top story: Two dead in knife attack on children near Tokyo. Plus, why conservatism is not as powerful as it seemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue re...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vote....
04:00, 05/27/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically legitimate by most Western nations....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
16:39, 05/14/2019

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory....
09:39, 05/27/2019

Here are the winning stocks in Australia as Morrison takes victory at the elections Bank, property and healthcare stocks jumped, pushing Australian markets to a 11-year high. Australia's Scott Morrison and the Liberal-led conservation government are poised for a surprise win at the national elections....
09:39, 05/20/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media, and threatened to withdraw Hungary’s votin...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Giuliani Decides Ukraine Trip to Influence U.S. Elections Is a Bad Idea Rudy Giuliani said he has canceled a trip to Ukraine to seek help from the incoming administration there to target President Donald Trump’s political opponents, including the family of Democratic candidate Joe Biden and people affiliated with Hillary...
20:39, 05/11/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for th...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Elections, Corporate Earnings To Prompt Volatility In Equities: Analysts Companies like Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, HCL Technologies, Larsen & Toubro and State Bank of India are expected to announce their Q4 earning results this week...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Populist parties will achieve ‘historic feat’ in European elections: Le Pen Populist parties will achieve “an historic feat” in next week’s elections to the European Parliament, far-right French leader Marine Le Pen predicted Saturday. She said a coalition of nationalist parties “will perform an histo...
18:26, 05/18/2019

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at Twitter, Facebook and Google defended their efforts....
01:39, 05/24/2019

Dutch, UK polls open, starting 4 days of European elections Polls open in Netherlands and United Kingdom for the European Parliament, starting 4 days of voting across the bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics...
08:52, 05/23/2019

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
11:13, 06/02/2019

How to Find Your Polling Booth and Vote in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 How to Vote #India: Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Where is my elections 2019 polling booth? How to register to vote? All your polling related questions answered, including election result date....
08:39, 05/06/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van der Bellen that early elections would be held in September....
19:13, 05/19/2019

Tsipras faces fight to stay in power after EU elections mauling Greek PM ‘ready for battle’ after calling snap elections, but centre-right opponents are making groundFour days after announcing snap elections, the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras faces an uphill struggle to remain in power as results from Sunda...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Italy's far-right League losing momentum before EU elections: opinion polls Support for Italy's far-right League has fallen following weeks of feuding with its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, opinion polls showed on Friday in the run-up to elections for the European Parliament in late May....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in September after a tumultuous weekend saw the country’s conservative-nationalist coalition government...
00:13, 05/20/2019

In E.U. elections, British voters pick those with clear stances on Brexit Nigel Farage’s single-issue Brexit Party was the clear winner of the elections, with the potential to impact the race over who becomes the next British prime minister....
15:52, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
18:26, 06/16/2019

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CNBC Millionaire survey....
17:39, 06/12/2019

Spain's Sanchez will go ahead with PM confirmation vote, risking new elections Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will on Tuesday set a date for a parliamentary vote on whether he can stay on in the role, a Socialist party source said, as talks to form a government with its closest ally have stalled....
10:52, 06/26/2019

Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections Hope Hicks, a once close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong in accepting derogatory information about political opponents from a foreign government, panel chairm...
16:52, 06/20/2019

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the polls and render their verdict on the Donald Trump presidency. Here’s your quick guide to what’s in stor...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Biden claims Russia wouldn’t meddle in elections on his watch Ex-veep Joe Biden claimed Friday that Russia would never interfere in an election if he were president — even though the US intelligence community unanimously concluded they did just that when he was in the White House. “While Putin’s trying to undo ...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Donald Trump quips to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections' U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
18:52, 06/28/2019

Albania president rejects ruling to hold municipal elections TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s president has condemned a decision by electoral authorities in favor of holding municipal elections this weekend, calling on the ruling Socialists to hold talks and not carry out an “imaginary” votin...
09:39, 06/25/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
21:26, 04/29/2019

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say things they didn’t really say or do things they didn’t really do....
12:26, 06/21/2019

Prosecutors probe alleged fraud in Istanbul local elections Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched investigations into alleged irregularities during local elections in Istanbul that resulted in a narrow victory for the opposition....
13:52, 05/02/2019

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will succeed him....
05:13, 07/08/2019

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials made clear that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout and influence voters.Read More...
12:13, 06/14/2019

In major elections ruling, Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a contentious practice known as partisan gerrymandering that crit...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
00:52, 06/21/2019

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
18:52, 07/21/2019

Stripped of Olympic status, boxing body calls new elections GENEVA (AP) — One day after being stripped of Olympic recognition, boxing body AIBA called for fresh elections in November to help rebuild its image and relations with the IOC. AIBA executive committee member Umar Kremlev of Russia said Thursday a ne...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years earlier, federal statistics showed Thursday....
22:39, 06/27/2019

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
21:39, 06/18/2019

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have sai...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections. Votes will be cast Sunday to pick authorities tha...
09:52, 06/30/2019

Rajasthan Elections: Around 13 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till 9AM Voting Percentage: Banswara recorded the maximum voter turn out of 14.44 per cent, while the overall voting percentage at 9 am was 13.10 per cent, according to the office of the chief electoral......
11:13, 04/29/2019

Vale shareholders push to loosen company control over board elections Minority shareholders of Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA have enough votes to request that board members be elected independently using a cumulative voting system and not in a single vote approving all names proposed by controlling shareholders, the...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for the Liberal Democrats in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alastair Campbell was booted from party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats...
20:26, 05/30/2019

CORRECTED-Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Amid Opposition Uproar, Pranab Mukherjee Praises "Perfect" Elections Former President Pranab Mukherjee complimented the Election Commission over its "perfect" handling of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday, taking a starkly divergent stand on the matter from that of the......
22:26, 05/20/2019

REFILE-BACKSTORY-Hunting for fake news and trolls in Indonesia's elections The first online troll I met was a middle-aged, potbellied Indonesian man, dressed casually in jeans and sneakers. He said his nickname was "Commandant"....
11:39, 04/29/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Voters Turn Out In Large Numbers In Rajasthan Nearly 30 per cent turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling on Monday in 12 Lok Sabha seats of Rajasthan where two former Olympians are among the 124 candidates in fray....
09:13, 05/06/2019

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Panama elections: Cortizo holds narrow lead in close contest Panamanians flocked to the polls in large numbers in an election that has been overshawdowed by corruption scandals. Preliminary results showed a tight race between Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo and Romulo Roux....
04:39, 05/06/2019

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
03:52, 06/04/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid to freedom. “We have moved from an era of pessimi...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections, exit poll shows Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
16:13, 05/24/2019

Philippine midterm elections deliver a resounding vote of confidence for Duterte The president’s allies dominated midterm elections in the Philippines, strengthening the strongman’s grip and indicating widespread support for his policies....
10:26, 05/14/2019

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police ahead of local elections Supporters of Albania's opposition parties scuffled with police outside vote-counting centers on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations, in a sign of potential trouble in local government elections due on June 30....
19:13, 06/19/2019

European Union Elections Kick Off As Polls Open In Britain, Netherlands Polls opened in the Netherlands on Thursday for European Parliament elections, launching four days of voting across the EU in which populists hope to make big gains....
09:39, 05/23/2019

Brexit news latest: European elections will go ahead on May 23, minister confirms European Parliament elections will go ahead in the UK on May 23 because there is not enough time left to complete the ratification of Brexit before then, the government confirmed today....
16:26, 05/07/2019

Bitter Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from becoming a religious state....
19:13, 05/30/2019

European elections: triumphant Greens demand more radical climate action Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured parliament to push an agenda of urgent climate acti...
09:39, 05/28/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and......
22:52, 05/10/2019

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and liberal groups as well as far-right and populist parties. The upending of the traditional order was particu...
04:52, 05/28/2019

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
17:00, 05/27/2019

President Trump Jokes With Smiling Vladimir Putin About Meddling in U.S. Elections President Donald Trump had a good laugh with Russian President Vladimir Putin today at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. Both leaders hammed it up for the cameras as Trump said to Putin, “Don’t meddle in the election, please. Don’t meddle in the electi...
13:39, 06/28/2019

European Union Elections Split the Center as Far-Right and Greens Both Gain Ground (BRUSSELS) — The European Union’s traditional center splintered in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades, with the far right and pro-environment Greens gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote. Tu...
08:26, 05/27/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's 'Clean Elections Plan' targets Super PAC money Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has announced a "Clean Elections Plan" she touts as critical in getting other progressive policies passed with less lobbyist interference....
17:39, 05/01/2019

EU elections: Wake-up call for centrists amid euroskepticism, climate inaction Europeans have mobilized to vote in numbers not seen for decades. Major parties have seen their power shrink, and with populists and Greens making gains alliances will be crucial. Bernd Riegert analyzes the results....
07:26, 05/27/2019

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
18:00, 05/25/2019

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
15:52, 05/28/2019

Ohio elections chief taps advocates to find inactive voters COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief is enlisting the help of community and social service groups to find voters who are at risk of being removed from the state’s registration rolls. In an order issued Wednesday, Republican Secret...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Activists are battling propaganda and voter apathy ahead of 2019’s EU elections For better or for worse, tech will play a pivotal role in this year’s European elections, which promise to be a heated and fraught affair, and have the potential for the same kind of foreign influence that marred the 2016 US Presidential Election. Th...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs, unorthodox styl...
04:39, 05/13/2019

Explosive Substance Thrown At Polling Station In Pulwama Amid Elections Terrorists threw a grenade at a polling station in Pulwama and set off an explosion at another in the district during voting in the Anantnag constituency of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
17:13, 04/30/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
11:26, 05/07/2019

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
13:52, 06/25/2019

The Quick Read… Turkey Calling ‘ReDo’ on Istanbul’s Mayoral Elections   What Happened This Week: A little over a month ago, Turkey held local elections. For the first time in more than twenty years, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost the mayoralty of Istanbul, th...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Macron wants to revive Europe, but elections for the European Parliament could kill his plans French President Emmanuel Macron’s grand designs for a more united Europe haven’t gotten far, and if his party fares poorly in the election, while nationalist parties prosper, his leverage could be even further diminished....
01:26, 05/12/2019

African National Congress narrowly wins South Africa’s elections The ANC, led by union leader-turned-business magnate Cyril Ramaphosa, has retained a slim majority of seats in South Africa’s parliament, giving him a weak mandate for a full five-year term as president....
01:26, 05/12/2019

Love Corbyn, hate Brexit? Labour's EU elections dilemma – podcast Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s European elections manifesto with a renewed promise to back a second Brexit referendum in certain circumstances – but to also respect the result of the first. Yet for ardently pro-Corbyn Europhiles such as Momentum’s L...
04:39, 05/10/2019

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded....
23:52, 06/07/2019

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
18:52, 06/13/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy allegedly offering contracts to a supposed Russian investor....
22:39, 05/18/2019

Message of local UK elections is sort out Brexit: Labour's finance spokesman The message from the early results of local elections in England is that Britain's exit from the European Union needs to be resolved, the finance spokesman of the opposition Labour Party said on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership position in the country....
04:39, 07/21/2019

Brexit Backlash in U.K. Local Elections as Main Parties Lose Seats The Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party lost seats, early results showed. Experts said that voters were fed up with the malaise over Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U....
12:13, 05/03/2019

Bangladesh elections: Hold those responsible accountable for ‘violent attacks and intimidation’ Violence and alleged human rights violations in Bangladesh “before, during and after” 30 December elections have prompted the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) to call on Friday for those responsible to be held to account....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Polls show tight race in Madrid local, regional elections The races to control the Spanish capital and the wider region around Madrid in elections next Sunday look to be going down to the wire, according to two polls....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Michael Gianaris slams Board of Elections’ early voting plan Albany — The New York City Board of Elections is coming under fire for its plans for the first ever early voting elections this fall. Under a new state law, voters will be able to vote at polling sites on nine days before Election Day Nov. 5. But Que...
00:39, 05/04/2019

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls over opposition demands for elections CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls over opposition demands for elections....
16:52, 06/07/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And More! (Video) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
11:13, 05/23/2019

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resignation....
04:13, 05/27/2019

Elections Live Updates: 59 Seats Vote In Final Phase Of Polls Today Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Fifty nine seats, including Varanasi, will vote today in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections. Over 10.17 crore voters across seven states and one Union......
03:52, 05/19/2019

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elections....
14:13, 05/28/2019

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up to the next election....
02:00, 06/10/2019

British voters with Brexit on their minds punish main parties in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost more than 1,000 seats, worse than the drubbing that had been predicted and renewing calls for her to step down....
22:52, 05/03/2019

We've run out of elections to waste – this is the last chance to make a difference on climate change | Bill McKibben We’ve wasted three decades since scientists first raised the warning I’m no expert on Australian politics – I don’t know all the cross-currents that will determine this week’s balloting.But I do know a fair amount about the climate crisis, having wri...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interference in 2016, weakening the Russian ruble....
15:13, 06/21/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Labour have been punished by voters in local election...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Spain's Socialists threaten repeat elections if opposition parties block Sanchez Spain's governing Socialists, who won an election in April but without a parliamentary majority, threatened on Monday to call a fresh ballot if opposition parties persist in blocking acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s attempts to form a minority g...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed he was on track for a landslide win against incumbent and chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko....
19:00, 04/28/2019

PM Modi To Face Poll Test In Lok Sabha Elections Phase 7: 5-Point Guide Polling for the seventh and last round of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday. 59 constituencies, including Varanasi, will vote to elect their representatives to Lok Sabha. 13......
03:52, 05/19/2019

Shinzo Abe’s Party Headed to Victory in Japan Elections, Securing His Place in History Mr. Abe’s party won a majority in the upper house of Parliament on Sunday, the public broadcaster NHK said, which would make him the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
19:39, 07/21/2019

Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections....
04:39, 05/19/2019

Lord Heseltine has Tory whip suspended after backing Lib Dems in European elections Former deputy prime minister Lord Michael Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections....
23:13, 05/20/2019

The 2020 US elections will again expose the barriers facing female politicians | Martina Fitzgerald No one knocks men such as Beto O’Rourke when they declare their ambition – but it’s a different story for female candidatesA recent issue of Vanity Fair featured a cover photo of White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke and his words about the 2020 US presi...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease Asian shares clawed back some of last week's losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India, while broader global trade worries eased after Washington offered to lift some tariffs in North Americ...
09:39, 05/20/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says He Warned Russia Not to Meddle in 2020 Elections (SOCHI, Russia) — On his first trip to Russia as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling in U.S. elections. At a news conference following ...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: People Will Elect ''Apna Aadmi'': AAP's Dilip Pandey Calling himself a local, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) North East Delhi candidate Dilip Pandey believes people in the Lok Sabha elections will elect their own man who is aware of the area's ground reality......
11:13, 05/08/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated results Friday. Almo...
03:13, 05/04/2019

Brexit-Fatigued English Voters Punish Main Parties in Local Elections Britain’s ruling Conservative Party and its main opposition Labour Party suffered setbacks in English local elections, suggesting widespread frustration over the two parties’ handling of the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Libyan Security Forces Arrest Two Russians Allegedly Attempting to Interfere in Elections (Bloomberg)— Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian troll farm seeking to influence elections in the oil exporter and other African countries. A letter from the state prosecutor of the internationally-back...
01:26, 07/06/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid new elections....
20:39, 05/26/2019

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream p...
23:26, 07/07/2019

European elections 2019: major losses projected for centrist blocs – live Latest elections news from across EU member states, including the UK which is taking part after Brexit negotiations stalledEU election live results 2019: across EuropeWhat the UK pollsters are forecasting 7.45pm BST All eyes in the north-west will be...
21:13, 05/26/2019

How Istanbul’s mayoral elections are shaping the future of Erdoğan’s Turkey | Sinan Ulgen A controversial overturning of the result has laid the way for a rematch the president’s party cannot afford to loseThe upholding last week of a legal challenge to the outcome of Istanbul’s mayoral election has paved the way for a divisive new contes...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Justin Trudeau 'running out of time' to make up ground ahead of Canadian elections As one major national pollster recently put it, with just 18 weeks until Canadians cast their ballots in a hotly-contested parliamentary vote, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party is “running out of time” to recover their deficit in the polls to the opposi...
00:39, 06/19/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Microsoft plans to have software tools to make elections secure ready this summer Microsoft says it has developed software tools to make voting in elections more secure. The "ElectionGuard" software will be available this summer.        ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relations with China to the forefront of upcoming general elections....
10:52, 06/21/2019

Nigel Farage blasted by rivals as they face thrashing from Brexit Party at European elections Desperate Tory and Labour chiefs attacked Nigel Farage in a last-ditch bid to stop him trouncing them at the euro elections, as the nation goes to the polls tomorrow....
03:26, 05/23/2019

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
13:13, 07/06/2019

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming f...
19:13, 06/13/2019

‘People Could Feel That I Was Sincere.’ How Istanbul’s Elections Turned Into a Heavy Defeat for President Erdogan Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won a landslide victory in Istanbul’s re-run mayoral elections June 23, inflicting a heavy defeat on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose rise to power began with winning the city’s mayorship i...
19:52, 06/24/2019