Eleven small Thai parties that each gained a parliamentary seat after a disputed electoral rule change will back the main pro-army party, leaders said on Monday, giving the ruling junta chief who launched
Of the 909 candidates contesting the seventh phase of the Lok Sabha elections, 170 (19 per cent) have criminal cases against them, while 127 (14 per cent) have declared serious criminal cases against their names, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
This is based on the partial and unofficial results from the reading of the first round of election returns from 4,952 voters which lasted from 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Monday.
Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.
Accusing opposition parties of using minorities for electoral gains, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the BJP and his allies should remove the sense of fear among them as everybody needs to be taken along for the country’s prosperity.
Critics say Erdogan simply did not like the result, after a little-known former district mayor, 49-year-old Ekrem Imamoglu, snatched victory for the opposition by just 13,000 votes.
Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok Sabha seats in the state tomorrow.
World leaders, including the Chinese and Russian Presidents on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the Lok Sabha elections.
The stunning performance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies in the parliamentary elections in India surprised Indian expatriates across the UAE. While the opponents of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) were expecting a favourable result with the help of regional parties, the landslide victory to BJP and its partners pleasantly surprised Modi’s supporters in the UAE.