Indonesian authorities warned on Thursday against unrest as a firebrand ex-general rejected unofficial election results that appeared to hand President Joko Widodo another term as leader of the world’s third-biggest democracy.
Britain’s Conservatives were fearing major setbacks in local elections on Thursday, even in strongholds like Prime Minister Theresa May’s constituency, as voters on both sides of the Brexit debate vent their anger.
With assets worth over Rs374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections. While BJP’s cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir is the second in the list with assets over Rs147 crore, National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said on Friday.
Independent candidates left every political party behind in winning the seats of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly from the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the elections held on Saturday.
More than 100 million people across seven states are eligible to vote in the sixth phase of the 39-day-long poll, which Modi began on April 11 as front-runner after an escalation of tension with neighbouring Pakistan.
Greece’s opposition conservatives were on track to return to power by a landslide on Sunday, exit polls suggested, unseating incumbent leftists blamed for pushing the crisis-hit country further into debt.
Indonesians living abroad voted in presidential parliamentary elections on Sunday with thousands lining up outside Indonesian missions in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. Tens of millions of Indonesians will vote on Wednesday April 17 after campaigns focused on the economy.
The approval rating of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped around 17 points in over a month but there is still no good news for the Congress as satisfaction of voters with Rahul Gandhi has not shown any sign of improvements, according to the latest findings of CVOTER-IANS tracker.
The fame of this hilly district Wayanad known for its coffee plantations and tourist spots went beyond borders once Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from here this month. Though the Congress party president came here only once since, when he last week addressed a massive rally here,