KOLKATA, India, March 27: Voting began in Assam and West Bengal on Saturday in state elections that will show how support for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding up following a coronavirus-stricken year, and months of protests by farmers against his agricultural reforms.
The move is seen to run in direct conflict with the trade strategy of President Trump's cabinet, a member of which warned Thursday that the United States and the European Union would now be joining forces "in the fight against China."
WASHINGTON, July 19: Gay-rights supporters who thronged the Supreme Court plaza after justices declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right expect to have little to celebrate if Brett Kavanaugh replaces Justice Anthony Kennedy, the author of all the court’s major gay-rights rulings.
United Nations, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held its 10th emergency meeting, Wednesday on Israel's response to protests dubbed the 'Great Return March' along the border with Gaza. The UN voted to condemn Israel's excessive force, marked by the use of live ammunition.
YEKATERINBURG, March 18: Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many Russian workers are facing intense pressure to do so.
BEIRUT, Feb 25: A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the death toll of a week of bombing in the area to 500, as the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Sherdhan Rai, Provincial Assembly leader of CPN-UML defeated Bhim Acharya by two votes to secure his win as Parliamentary Party member from Province 1. Rai obtained 26 votes and his rival candidate Acharya garnered 24 votes.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Despite threats from the United States to withhold "billions" of dollars in US aid for countries which would vote in favor of a UN resolution rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Nepal has chosen to vote against the US call.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Nepal was one of the 128 countries to vote against the President Donald Trump’s unilateral call to make Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Both Israel and Palestine claim Jerusalem to be their capital.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The rise in number of invalid votes has piled up pressure on the Election Commission (EC) to overhaul its ineffective voter education program, for which the election body spends billions of rupees.
BARDIYA, Dec 13: The Nepali Congress (NC) has secured the highest votes towards the proportional representation system in the recently held elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.
KHOTANG, Dec 13: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in the district. The vote counting has finalized on Wednesday where UML wins towards first-past-the-post elections in Khotang has also become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.
ITHARI, Dec 12: The votes counting has rsumed n Sunsari-3, Where Nepali congress candidate Bijaya Kumar Gachhedhar and his nearest rival from CPN-UML Bhagawati Chaudhary are vying for the House of Representatives.
GORKHA, Dec 10: With the completion of vote counting in Gorkha district under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category for the parliamentary and provincial elections, rural parts of the district reported higher number of invalid votes. As per the details provided by the District Election Office (DEO), more than 4% of the total votes were invalid in the district.
KAILALI, Dec 10: Nepali Congress candidate for Kailali-5 Arzoo Rana Deuba has suffered a defeat at the hands of CPN-UML candidate Narad Muni Rana in the House of Representatives, with nearly 5, 000 votes.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress’s Chairman, Sher Bahadur Deuba is continually leading during vote count of Dadeldhura. Deuba has received 14,724 votes while his rival, Khag Raj Bhatta from Left Alliance has garnered 8,862 votes.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: A total of 2,409 votes have been counted in Pachthar for the House of Representatives. Of them, 1931 have been counted as invalid. Following the vote counts, Left alliances continue to lead the race by more than 2,000 votes in Pachthar.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Forty per cent votes have been cast till 1:00 PM under the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies in 45 districts across the country today.
Ilam, Dec 7: CPN- UML senior leader Subash chandra Nemwang and Jhala Nath Khanal cast thier votes in Ilam. Nemwang, who is also ex-speaker of Parliamentary Assembly cast his vote in Balmindir polling center in district headquarter Ilam. Nemwang is contesting from Ilam-2.
TANAHU, Dec 4: As the candidates intensify their election campaign for the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections due on December 7, Nepali Congress central committee member and the Provincial Assembly candidate, Pradip Poudel has used a drone for canvassing for votes.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The government piled pressure on project managers to publish tender notices for 12 various road projects worth Rs 10 billion as part of the postal highway scheme just a month before the local level elections in Province 2 on September 18.
BUTWAL, Nov 28: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters. As part of the strategy, he made pledges and promised that he will definitely materialize them. He even dined and slept in a squatter’s house in Buddhanagar as part of the election campaign.
BUTWAL, Nov 29: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters.