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Parliamentary elections

Pavan K. Varma | Persevere and be clear to build a robust Opposition

A vibrant democracy needs a robust Opposition. To pursue this goal requires perseverance and strategic clarity

20 Mar 2022 12:41 AM

Kishida reelected Japan's PM in parliamentary voteBy Mari Yamaguchi

Kishida had been chosen by the Liberal Democrats as a safe, conservative choice a month ago

10 Nov 2021 1:27 PM

SC verdict on undertrials contesting elections today

The petitioners had argued that there must be a stage prior to the conviction when a candidate should face disqualification.

25 Sep 2018 6:00 AM

Chandrasekhar Rao dissolves Assembly, calls for snap polls

Meanwhile chief secretary S.K. Joshi issued a notification on Mr Rao and his Cabinet continuing in a caretaker capacity.

07 Sep 2018 4:55 AM

Afghan president launches new ID cards amid row over ethnicity

The much delayed 'e-tezkera' system, named after the local term for identity cards, is intended to reduce fraud and much more.

03 May 2018 5:14 PM


‘Poll candidates source of income must be disclosed’

He pointed out that 113 MPs had shown themselves as social activists or housewives or those without any adequate source of income.

06 Sep 2017 2:09 AM

Key Macron ally says he is quitting French government

MoDem is facing allegations it used European parliamentary funds to pay assistants actually based in France.

21 Jun 2017 12:38 PM

French President Macron's party dominates parliamentary vote

Le Pen, who entered parliament for the first time in her career, told supporters her FN had won at least six seats.

19 Jun 2017 10:05 AM

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

French voters are casting ballots in the final round of parliamentary elections that could clinch President Emmanuel Macron's hold on power.

18 Jun 2017 1:17 PM

Emmanuel Macron looking for a parliamentary majority

To win in the first round, candidates need an absolute majority and support from at least a quarter of the district's registered voters.

10 Jun 2017 3:14 PM


Emmanuel Macron dashes his ex-boss Valls’ hopes for ticket

A total of 577 seats are up for grabs in the June 11-18 elections to the National Assembly.

12 May 2017 5:48 AM

Can tainted ministers fight polls? SC to decide soon

During the course of hearing, the matter was referred to the Law Commission of India.

06 Jan 2017 4:01 AM