Indian politicians are expected to spend around $5 billion on campaigning for elections next month - a sum second only to the most expensive US presidential campaign of all time - in a splurge that could give India's floundering economy a te
India's mammoth parliamentary election will start on April 7, authorities announced on Wednesday, kicking off a race that will pit charismatic Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi against the ruling Congress party.
Opposition leader Narendra Modi has widened his lead as candidate to become India's prime minister and his Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to emerge as the single largest party in coming elections, according to a new opinion poll.
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has made preparations for women to participate in the third municipal elections next year, said a report.
“Women have the right to contest the elections just like
Libya's parliament will call elections "as early as possible", its president said on Monday, in an apparent effort to assuage ordinary Libyans angry over political chaos in the country nearly three years after the fall of Muammar G
Preparations are in full swing for Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board elections, set for February 15.
Necessary arrangements and procedures are under review to ensure integrity of the electoral process, said Ele
Bangladesh's ruling Awami League was poised on Sunday to win a violence-plagued parliamentary election whose outcome was never in doubt after a boycott by the main opposition party.
With fewer than half of the 300 seats being
Egypt's government will likely call a presidential election ahead of parliamentary polls, two officials said on Monday, rearranging the political timetable in a way that could see army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi elected head of state by Apri
Anxious over months of turmoil in Egypt, military officers are pushing popular army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to run for president, after a 2011 popular uprising had inspired hopes for democratic change in a country long dominated by generals.
Angela Merkel won a landslide personal victory in Germany's general election on Sunday, but her conservatives appeared just short of the votes needed to rule on their own and may have to convince leftist rivals to join a coalition government