Voters in north India lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi facing a diverse group of opposition parties seeking to deny him a second term.
Millions of Indians voted on Monday in the crucial fifth phase of country’s marathon elections, including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where opposition Congress party President Rahul Gandhi and his mother, Sonia Gandhi, hope to retain their seats.
Similar to their kababayans (countrymen) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Filipinos in Abu Dhabi and the Western Region voted for the senatorial candidates identified with President Rodrigo Duterte, according to partial and unofficial results from the Philippine Embassy (AUHPE) in relation to the 31-day overseas voting for the May 13 Manila midterm elections.
Modi, 68, was seen meditating at a holy cave wrapped in an orange robe in the northern state of Uttarakhand. The picture of the mediation immediately went viral.
Polls opened on Saturday in Australia’s nail-biter election, a race that may be the first anywhere decided on climate policy. Just under 17 million people are expected to cast their ballots across the vast island-continent,
Opposition leader Bill Shorten had earlier conceded defeat as the coalition came close to a majority in the 151-seat House of Representatives
Turkey's main opposition appeared headed for victory on Sunday in a re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power.
Tens of thousands Indonesian troops were deployed on the streets of the capital Jakarta on Thursday, as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal
Congress candidates father and son Kamal Nath and Nakul Nath are leading the race in both the Assembly bypoll as well as the Lok Sabha election respectively for the Chhindwara constituency in Madhya Pradesh.