The Biggest Stories of January 29, 2015
Jan 29, 2015
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 24, 2015
A car bomb exploded outside a hotel housing election judges in Egypt's North Sinai today, killing at least three people and injuring 14, security and medical sources said.
Bihar | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 7, 2015
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for Sunday at 39 centres across Bihar for counting of votes polled in the five-phased assembly elections, officials said today.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2015
Around 11 per cent turnout was recorded in the first two hours of polling in 32 Assembly constituencies of Bihar where a cane bomb was found by security personnel near a polling station in Rafiganj Assembly constituency,
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 16, 2015
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will campaign with a hundreds-strong security force in Rakhine state today, her opposition said, as she risks a rare brush with hostility by taking her election bid to the volatile region.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2015
The battle for Bihar enters into its second phase tomorrow with voters set to decide the fate of 456 candidates in 32 constituencies spread over six Naxal-hit districts, posing a big challenge to security forces.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 15, 2015
Ukraine and Japan are among five countries set to win election to the UN Security Council today, taking seats alongside Russia and China, countries with which they have tense relations.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
The high-stake Bihar Assembly election began at 7am today with voting in 49 seats, spread over 10 districts, in the first of the five phases of elections amid elaborate security arrangements.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 8, 2015
The United States has warned its citizens travelling to Myanmar of potential security problems during the landmark November elections pitting Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition against the country's military elites.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an election debate Monday defended Canadian air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, while his political rivals called for a pullback.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 4, 2015
Security has been beefed up in Bihar's Gaya town in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on September 5.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
Sri Lanka is all set to vote in a crucial general election tomorrow after a tense poll campaign with Mahinda Rajapaksa eyeing a political comeback as prime minister months after being toppled as president.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 16, 2015
Sri Lanka deployed thousands of police today in stepped up security on the eve of a general election after the campaign was hit by sporadic violence that claimed four lives.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey and Akhilesh Sharma | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Pappu Yadav, a controversial Bihar lawmaker whose acquittal in a high profile murder case has been challenged by the CBI in court, has been given upgraded security by the home ministry.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday July 20, 2015
Sepp Blatter was about to give details of a special election for a new president when he was interrupted by Simon Brodkin who was immediately taken away by security guards.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 17, 2015
Burkina Faso's transitional council has indicted former president Blaise Compaore and some senior members of his government for high treason, the governing council said in a statement on Thursday.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
Bomb disposal squads from Delhi and Kolkota were sent to Bihar over the weekend after the police seized around 100 kilograms of explosives in Patna that allegedly belong to Maoist rebels.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 3, 2015
Burundi's parliamentary election was not free, fair, transparent or credible and violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms were committed, the United Nations said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 6, 2015
A bomb made from a gas cylinder packed with ball bearings caused one of the deadly blasts at a Kurdish election rally, Turkish security sources said today, a day after the attack killed two and wounded more than 100.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 28, 2015
Burundi's influential Catholic Church said today it was withdrawing support for upcoming elections in the crisis-hit country, dealing a fresh blow to President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial bid to run for a third term.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 10, 2015
Poland voted today in presidential elections after a lacklustre campaign focused on national security and social issues, with incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski expected to win, but not without a struggle.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 13, 2015
Germany's foreign minister welcomed Democrat Hillary Clinton's expected announcement that she will run for the US presidency in the 2016 election race, saying she had showed herself to be a strong partner for Europe.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Wednesday April 8, 2015
After the Jammu and Kashmir elections, which saw the highest voter turn-out in the last 25 years, NDTV has accessed exclusive information on the unprecedented and innovative use of mini-drones and social media by security forces in ensuring that the elections were held peacefully.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 8, 2015
US Senator Rand Paul promised to be a different kind of Republican on Tuesday, launching a 2016 White House bid by saying he would stand up for individual freedoms that are being trampled by "the Washington machine."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Nigeria's federal police chief today ordered restrictions on movement on election day this weekend, as the country goes to the polls to choose a new president and parliament.