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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 13, 2015
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned today that Israeli security would be at risk if the centre-left opposition won next week's election, vowing he would not join a national unity government.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday February 27, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi chief minister, will this evening visit the Delhi Police headquarters, where police chief BS Bassi will make a presentation to him on women's security, a key election promise of the Aam Aadmi Party.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
Polling for the Panaji Assembly seat bye-election began today at 8 am with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar among the first few to cast his vote.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra; Edited by Sugam Singhal | Thursday February 12, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal, who will return as Chief Minister of Delhi on Saturday, has refused Z security, which is the most elaborate of different types of protection offered to politicians."
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal has been given Z-plus security by the Delhi Police from today. under the Z-plus cover he will be protected round-the-clock by 12 commandos armed with automatic guns.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 8, 2015
Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies, handing a potential lifeline to the ruling party as it battles a tough challenge from the opposition.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 8, 2015
Nigeria's electoral commission on Saturday announced a six-week postponement to the presidential elections, citing fears over security and the Boko Haram insurgency.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
Campaigning in Nigeria's knife-edge Presidential Election entered its final week today, with mounting questions about whether the vote will even go ahead and persistent security fears.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 7, 2015
A total of 55,000 policemen, along with paramilitary forces, have been deployed to maintain law and order and ensure peaceful voting in the Delhi assembly polls today.
Delhi News | Reported by Ketki Angre; edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 4, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal takes his battle to the turf of Kiran Bedi, his main rival for the post of Delhi chief minister today, strategically focusing on women's security, the BJP leader's key agenda, and also featuring a former top cop to counter her USP.