13 Feb 2016
Chandigarh: Voting for the Khadoor Sahib assembly seat by-election started this morning amidst boycott of the election by Congress and AAP, making it a one-sided contest for the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal.
02 Feb 2016
Jaipur: The Union minister Maneka Gandhi suggested that sex determination test should be made compulsory to track women pregnant with a girl child as a measure to check female foeticide.
21 Aug 2015
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today stayed the implementation of a law that makes voting compulsory in the civic body elections in the state. The 'right to vote' itself provides right to refrain from voting and it cannot be turned into 'duty of voting', the High Court said while acting on a petition challenging the Gujarat Local Authorities (Amendment) Act 2009, which makes voting mandatory in local body polls in the state.
29 Jan 2016
Washington: Marking a 'historic' change at IMF, India, China and other emerging economies will now have more voting rights at the multilateral funding agency with the implementation of long pending quota reforms.
29 Jan 2016
Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump yesterday gained substantial lead in early voting States of Iowa and South Carolina, while his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton has a narrow lead over her nearest rival Bernie Sanders, latest opinion polls show.
20 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has taken a slew of measures including a 35 seconds compulsory wait to book tickets online through its website to facilitate hassle-free booking by genuine ticket seekers.
16 Jan 2016
Taipei: Polls opened in Taiwan today with the island expected to elect its first female President in a historic vote likely to end eight years of closer China ties.
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.
01 Jan 2016
Shimla: Voting began today for the second phase of Himachal Pradesh panchayat elections amid tight security. The polling, which began at 7 am, is being held for the election of Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs), representatives of 732 panchayats, said State Election Commissioner T.G. Negi here.
11 Jan 2016
Shimla: Polling for election to the 52 urban local bodies in Himachal Pradesh ended peacefully yesterday, with 70.62 percent electorate exercising their franchise. Shah Talai in Bilaspur district recorded the highest polling percentage at 87.67 percent while Chopal in Shimla district registered the lowest 50.4 percent voting.