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In MP, Congress begins selection of LS candidates

Bhopal |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST

Coming back to power after 15 years, the Congress in Madhya Pradesh is eyeing a repeat of a similar performance in the state in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections for which it is leaving no stones untur

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Nigeria orders re-opening of borders after election postponement

Abuja |Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST

The Nigerian government has ordered the re-opening of all the nation's borders following the postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections.

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Nigerian postpones election at last minute (Lead)

Abuja |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Nigeria's Electoral Commission has delayed the country's general elections till February 23, making the announcement just five hours before polls were set to open on Saturday.

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Gunmen kill 66 in Nigeria ahead of presidential election (Lead)

Abuja |Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 AM IST

At least 66 people were killed on Friday by unidentified gunmen in Nigeria's Kaduna state, on the eve of the country's presidential election, officials said.

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Spain to hold snap election on April 28 (Lead)

Madrid |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Friday called a snap general election on April 28.

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Sushil Chandra assumes charge as Election Commissioner

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Newly-appointed Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra assumed office on Friday and joined the Commission with Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa.

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Spain to hold general election on April 28: PM

Madrid |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said on Friday that the country will hold early general election on April 28, paving the way for the beginning of campaigning.

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CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra appointed new Election Commissioner

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra was appointed as the new Election Commissioner on Thursday, just ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, making the poll panel a three-member body once again.

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Maratha strongman Pawar to re-enter election battlefield (Lead)

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Madha constituency in Maharashtra, party sources said here on Wednesday.

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Sharad Pawar to contest LS election from Madha in Maharashtra

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST

Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar will contest the Lok Sabha election from Madha in Maharashtra, party sources said on Wednesday.

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International headwinds appears easing, elections still to be looked out for: Report

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST

A report on Tuesday said the international macro headwinds appear to be easing while the upcoming general election is the "last major event" for the investors to look out for.

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'Rs 2,000 aid to BPL families announced not eyeing elections'

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said the Rs 2,000 assistance to 60 lakh below the poverty line (BPL) families was not announced with an eye on the Lok Sabha elections.

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