02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has recommended a hike in the salary of MPs, sources said. While the exact hike recommended was not disclosed, a panel member said the recommendation is for between 75 to 100 percent raise in the MPs' emoluments.
03 Jul 2015
Patna: Banking on catchy tunes and exuberant lyrics, JD(U) has released its campaign song 'Bihar mein bahaar ho, Nitishe Kumar ho' (Let there be prosperity in Bihar, let there be only Nitish Kumar) for the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state.
20 Apr 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: On expected lines, two UDF candidates, including former Union minister Vayalar Ravi and an Opposition LDF nominee were elected to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala in the polls held on Monday.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson MJ Akbar will be the party's candidate for by-election to a Rajya Sabha seat from Jharkhand.
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.
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: BJP today claimed that results of by-elections to six assembly constituencies in states showed that people have once again reposed their trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and strongly rebuffed the practitioners of negative politics "led by Congress".
01 Jul 2015
Colombo: Ending months of speculation, Sri Lanka's vanquished former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced his return to electoral politics, saying he will lead an Opposition faction during the general elections in August.
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and the Election Commission to suggest solutions to a legal impasse arising out of a Patna High Court verdict fixing the tenures of two, four and six years to one-third members each of a total of 24 Bihar Legislative Council members to be elected on July 7.
30 Jun 2015
Shillong: The ruling Congress party on Tuesday won the by-election in Meghalaya's Chokpot Assembly constituency, with Bluebell Sangma defeating her nearest rival Phillipole D Marak of the National People's Party by 2,550 votes, Chief Electoral Officer Prashant Naik told reporters on the phone.
12 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Elections to four Rajya Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, the terms of which are set to expire next month, will be held on February seven, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Monday.