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Burundi starts <strong>voting</strong> in Parliamentary election

Burundi starts voting in Parliamentary election

29 Jun 2015

Bujumbura: Voting in a Parliamentary election began in Burundi on Monday, the first in a series of polls whose credibility has been undermined by weeks of violent protest sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term.

Election in Burundi,   Voting in Burundi,   Parliamentary election of Buruni,   President Pierre Nkurunziza,   Latest World News,  
<strong>Voting</strong> begins for Aruvikkara by-polls in Kerala

Voting begins for Aruvikkara by-polls in Kerala

27 Jun 2015

Thiruvananthapuram: Voting began at 7 am for by-polls to Aruvikkara Assembly seat in Kerala which is witnessing a three-cornered contest with voters queuing up at polling booths despite rains.

Aruvikkara by-polls,   Aruvikkara Assembly seat,   Kerala,   polling booths,   LDF,   UDF,   CPIM,   BJP,   latest states news,  
By-polls: 21 percent polling in Aruvikara; <strong>voting</strong> underway in six assembly constituencies

By-polls: 21 percent polling in Aruvikara; voting underway in six assembly constituencies

27 Jun 2015

Chennai: Around 21 percent voters exercised their franchise in Aruvikara Assembly constituency in Kerala, the Election Commission official said on Saturday. By-polls to six assembly constituencies, including high profile Radhakrishnan Nagar seat from where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalalithaa is contesting, is underway amid tight security.

By-polls,   Tamil Nadu,   Kerala,   Tripura,   Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency,   Aruvikkara Assembly seat,   Tripura Assembly seats,   J Jayalalalithaa,   Tamil Nadu CM,   AIADMK,   CPI,   latest states news,  
Over 35 percent <strong>voting</strong> in RK Nagar seat by-polls

Over 35 percent voting in RK Nagar seat by-polls

27 Jun 2015

Chennai: Voters of RK Nagar Assembly constituency, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election post her acquittal in a wealth case, turned up in good numbers today to cast their votes, with 35.5 percent voting recorded till noon.

RK Nagar seat,   By polls in Tamil Nadu,   RK Nagar Assembly constituency,   Chief Minister,   J Jayalalithaa,   By poll,   Latest States News,  
<strong>Voting</strong> age lowered to 18 in Japan

Voting age lowered to 18 in Japan

17 Jun 2015

Tokyo: Japan passed legislation to lower the voting age to 18 from its current 20 today, allowing teenagers into polling booths for the first time.

Voting rights,   voting rights in Japan,   Voting age,   Voting limit,   Voting age in Japan,   latest news ,  
International Yoga Day events not '<strong>compulsory</strong>': Centre

International Yoga Day events not 'compulsory': Centre

09 Jun 2015

New Delhi: Amid opposition from some minority groups including the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AMPLB) against compulsory yoga classes in schools, the Centre has announced that participation in June 21 events to mark the International Yoga Day is not a ''compulsory" one and it has no connection with religion.

International Yoga Day,   Yoga not compulsory,   All India Muslim Personal Law Board,   AMPLB,   Ayurveda,   Yoga,   Naturopathy,   Unani,   Siddha,   Homoeopathy,   Yoga and religion,   Latest nation news,  
JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make <strong>voting</strong> <strong>compulsory</strong>

JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make voting compulsory

13 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Strongly condemning the Gujarat government's move to make voting compulsory, Janata Dal (United) termed it as "undemocratic and infringement" in the liberty of the citizen.

JD(U),   Gujarat government,   make voting compulsory,   voting,   polling,   elections,  
Muslim Law Board to campaign against making Yoga, Surya Namaskar <strong>compulsory</strong> in schools

Muslim Law Board to campaign against making Yoga, Surya Namaskar compulsory in schools

08 Jun 2015

Lucknow: Even as the Narendra Modi government plans to make the International Yoga Day on June 21 a grand success, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to launch a nationwide campaign against making 'Surya Namaskar' and Yoga compulsory in schools.

Muslim Law Board,   Yoga,   Surya Namaskar,   Narendra Modi government,   International Yoga Day,   All India Muslim Personal Law Board,   IMPLB,   yoga in schools,   latest India news,  
<strong>Voting</strong> underway in Ireland for gay marriage referendum

Voting underway in Ireland for gay marriage referendum

22 May 2015

Dublin: Polls opened in Ireland on Friday for a historic referendum on allowing same-sex marriage that is backed by all the main political parties but opposed by the Catholic Church.

Ireland political parties,   Ireland voting,   Gay marriage referendum,   same sex marriage,   Catholic church,   Latest world news,  
Narendra Modi advocates for Right to Reject and <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong>

Narendra Modi advocates for Right to Reject and compulsory voting

30 Jun 2013

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advocated for electoral reforms including introduction of Right to Reject and compulsory voting, saying these measures would bring good people to politics.

Narendra Modi,   Right to Reject,   compulsory voting,   electoral reforms,   Young Indian Leaders Conclave,  

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