18 Apr 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama has urged the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform, which he said would improve the national economy and strengthen the security as well.
16 Apr 2014
Darjeeling: A proxy war between a chief minister determined to establish her writ and a regional satrap fighting for survival, the presence of high-profile candidates, fast-changing equations and the issue of a separate state have all together made the electoral battle for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat very interesting.
16 Apr 2014
Amroha: The Delhi-Lucknow National Highway-24 meanders through the Amroha Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh. As you move out of Hapur, you enter into the Garhmukteshwar assembly seat, which is a part of the Amroha constituency. On moving forward you could sense the lack of election-hoopla in the area. Posters, banners and billboards are seen here few and far between.
16 Feb 2014
Ranchi: Candidates for the Lok Sabha elections would be able to e-file their nominations and affidavits, in a move aimed to bring about faster dissemination of information about the candidates, Election Commissioner HS Brahma said on Saturday.
12 Apr 2014
Bellary: Cash amounting to Rs 8.52 crore supposed to be used to woo the voters was seized by officials of district administration, Income Tax Department and Election Commission from a private financier house on Saturday.
28 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The Law Commission on Tuesday has lamented over the ‘lukewarm’ response of political parties to its consultation paper, which was floated last year seeking stakeholders' views to enable it recommend reforms in the present electoral laws.
02 Jan 2014
Port Louis: Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam has virtually rejected the electoral system recommended by the UN, and said "reforms must unite, not divide" the people.
12 Apr 2014
Washington: Expressing disappointment at the continued delay over International Monetary Fund's quota and governance reforms that would give emerging economies, including India, a greater voice, the G-20 has given US a yearend deadline to ratify them.
09 Apr 2014
Lucknow: The electoral fortunes of 154 candidates will be decided in 10 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The Election Commission has made elaborate security measures to conduct free and fare polling.
10 Apr 2014
New Delhi/Patna/Thiruvananthapuram/Raipur/Chandigarh: Voters turned up in large numbers to cast their ballots during the third phase of 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Millions of voters exercised their franchise across 11 states and union territories on Thursday in the third round of parliamentary elections to elect 91 of the country's 543 MPs.