Parliamentary Elections

  • My victory belongs to 126 crore Indians: Narendra Modi May 17, 2014

    India's PM-in-waiting Narendra Modi was in Delhi on Saturday, a day after his party swept the Parliamentary elections by a massive margin and secured its biggest victory since its inception, for a victory roadshow. Watch what he told his supporters at the BJP office in Delhi. ...
  • Rival animals are safe together, BJP on RJD-Cong alliance January 28, 2014

    Taking a jibe at reports of alliance between RJD, Congress and LJP, BJP on Tuesday said it's like rival animals taking shelter at a safer place in times of flood and dismissed any challenge from the "discredited" grouping in the Parliamentary elections in Bihar. "Its like lion, goat, dog, cat and...
  • Egypt to hold parliamentary vote in about 6 months July 9, 2013

    Cairo: Egypt will hold new parliamentary elections once amendments to its suspended constitution are approved in a referendum, the interim head of state decreed on Monday, setting out a timeframe that could see a legislative vote in about six months. A presidential election would be called once the new legislative chamber...
  • Egypt court suspends parliamentary elections March 7, 2013

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Wednesday overturned President Muhammed Mursi's decree that had called for parliamentary elections from April 22, questioning its constitutionality, a ruling that may deepen the political crisis in the polarised country. Egypt's administrative court has suspended the presidential decree, state-run MENA news agency reported. The court said...
  • Italians vote in parliamentary elections February 24, 2013

    Rome: Will Italy stay the course with painful economic reform? Or fall back into the old habit of profligacy and inertia? These are the stakes as Italy votes in a watershed parliamentary election on Sunday and Monday that could shape the future of one of Europe's biggest economies. Fellow EU countries...
  • Fishermen killing: SC permits marines to travel to Italy February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday permitted the two Italian marines in a Kerala jail to travel to their country for four weeks. The duo, accused of shooting dead two Indian fishermen off the Kochi coast, had approached the apex court seeking permission to travel to their country to...
  • It's our historical duty to make Dalits equal partners in India: Ashutosh December 17, 2012

    IBN7's managing editor Ashutosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on Quota Bill on promotions. Q. Dear Ashutosh, Why is the opposition to this only the SP and no other party. What is the reason for BJP to support this? Are they seeing this help them in...
  • Thousands of Russians protest against Putin December 11, 2011

    Moscow: Tens of thousands of people in Moscow and thousands more in cities across Russia demanded an end to Vladimir Putin's rule and a rerun of a parliamentary election on Saturday in the biggest opposition protests since he rose to power 12 years ago. Potesters waved banners such as "The rats...
  • Turkey's ruling party wins election June 13, 2011

    ISTANBUL: Turkey's ruling party surged to a third term in parliamentary elections Sunday, setting the stage for the rising regional power to pursue trademark economic growth, assertive diplomacy and an overhaul of the military-era constitution. However, the Justice and Development Party of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan fell short of a...
  • Sri Lankans vote first post-war parl poll April 8, 2010

    Colombo: Sri Lankans on Thursday vote in the first parliamentary election since the end of a quarter-century war last year, in a poll likely to further entrench President Mahinda Rajapaksa's political dominance. Nearly 80,000 police and soldiers have been deployed across the Indian Ocean island to guard polling stations, where voters...
  • Jayasuriya to juggle cricket, Lanka politics February 18, 2010

    Colombo: Sri Lanka cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya will embark on a political career by taking part in the upcoming parliamentary polls on April 8. Jayasuriya is seeking to become a Member of Parliament under the ruling coalition United People Freedom Alliance (UPFA) in the south coast district of Matara, his hometown. The 40-year-old...
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, wife to vote in Guwahati April 19, 2009

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said he and his wife Gursharan Kaur will cast their votes for the parliamentary elections at a government school in this main city of Assam on Thursday. "I would surely come and vote along with my wife," the Prime Minister told journalists during a...
  • Sanjay in political fray, SP says Dutt's the man January 9, 2009

    Lucknow: After father Sunil Dutt and sister Priya Dutt, Sanjay Dutt also known as Munnabhai will contest Parliamentary polls. The Samajwadi Party has announced him as the party's candidate from Lucknow. "We shall appeal to the Courts and to the Election Commission and we are ready to field Sanjay Dutt as...
  • I have removed bugs in the electoral system: Musharraf January 25, 2008

    Davos: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has assured world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos that next month's Parliamentary elections would be free and fair. Speaking to CNN, Musharraf said he had removed any bugs in the system. "It's a new culture that we've introduced. The bugs that were there...