New Delhi, May 29, 2007 – Even as Tamil Nadu Chief Minster M. Karunanidhi began discussions on the Presidential elections, the Congress on Monday outlined its criteria that the person “should be highly experienced and with secular credentials”.
Tokyo, May 29, 2007 – Japanese Prime Shinzo Abe’s cabinet met on Tuesday as fallout swirled from a scandal-tainted minister’s suicide and mismanaged pensions, threatening the ruling camp’s chances of winning a July upper house election.
New Delhi, January 23, 2007 – In a landmark order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the conviction of former cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu. It’s for the first time in the last 57 years that the Apex Court has stayed a conviction order by a lower court.
Rae Bareli, May 9 – About 43% voters exercised their franchise on Monday bye-election for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat, for which Congress President Sonia Gandhi is seeking re-election.
Chennai, May 7 – AIADMK Supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has clarified that there was no violation of the model code of conduct by her party during her electioneering for the Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu.
Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata, Apr.22 – The first phase of polling in 59 Assembly segments in Kerala began this morning.
Kathmandu – King Gyanendra made a call for elections in Nepal but all political parties and the people of Nepal look to have ignored his call. No one takes the word of King Gyanendra serious.
New Delhi – B B Tandon,Chief Election Commissioner announced the dates for Assembly elections to be held in the following states: Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Tripura, Pondicherry, West Bengal, Mahe and Yanam adjoining Andhra Pradesh.
Baghdad – Car bombs rocked Iraq’s two holiest Shiite cities on Sunday killing over 75 persons and wounding more than 150 according to the people who witnessed the explosion. The main car bomb exploded in a central square of Najaf, which was crowded with people watching a funeral procession of a tribal sheikh.
Kabul: Afghan President Hamid Karzai abandoned his election campaign trip to south-eastern province of Gardez on Thursday after a rocket exploded near a school where his helicopter was scheduled to land.