World  /  Published 30.10.18

Court doubles jail term to 10 years for Khaleda Zia

Khaleda Zia suffered another setback on Tuesday when a court here doubled her jail term to 10 years in a corruption case, piling pressure on the Opposition ahead of general elections.The verdict comes...
By PTI in Dhaka

Bihar  /  Published 28.10.18

BJP claims victory in Bihar seat-share deal

The prevailing perception might be that Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United has emerged as the winner in seat-sharing negotiations for the forthcoming Lok Sabha election, but BJP strategists claim it i...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

World  /  Published 28.10.18

Ireland polls beat race slur

Ireland re-elected its President for a second term, official results showed on Saturday, despite a surge in support for the runner-up after controversial comments targeted at the Irish Traveller ethni...
By Reuters in Ireland

World  /  Published 27.10.18

First elections for Druze in Israeli Golan

Sameera Rada Emran's face should be everywhere. The 46-year-old Druze resident of the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights is running to head her village's local council. But there are no posters bearing ...
By AP in Ein Qiniya, Golan Heights

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Trinamul ‘drums up’ support

Trinamul will gift khols (two-sided hand-played drums) and kartals (a percussion instrument) to over 4,000 kirtan (devotional song) groups in Birbhum to woo Hindus and counter BJP allegations of minor...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.18

Chandravanshis back minister Prem Kumar

The Chandravanshi Mahasabha will project BJP leader and state agriculture minister Prem Kumar as a prospective candidate for the coming Lok Sabha elections.Chandravanshis belong to the extremely backw...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

India  /  Published 22.10.18

Against odds, rural poll schedule in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday formally sounded the bugle for panchayat polls in the state despite the near-total boycott the Valley witnessed in the municipal elections earlier ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 20.10.18

J&K reality check for BJP

The BJP on Saturday trumped the Congress in the municipal elections but must have been left with a sobering thought after the erosion in support in Jammu and Ladakh and the realisation that gains in ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 20.10.18

Congress set to renominate 42 MLAs in MP

While the ruling BJP is thinking of not giving tickets to 70-80 of its sitting MLAs for the forthcoming Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, the Opposition Congress is almost ready to renominate 42 out o...
By PTI in Bhopal

World  /  Published 20.10.18

Russian woman in US election meddling net

The US accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign...
By AP in Washington


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