South | Press Trust of India | Friday January 17, 2014
Seeking a complete rout of archrival DMK and Congress in the coming Lok Sabha polls for "betraying the people" of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced a 'whirlwind' campaign to ensure AIADMK wins all 40 seats.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 11, 2014
Dhaka has been gripped in a wave of political unrest following the general elections held there last week. In December, the West Indies Under-19 team withdrew from the tour to Bangladesh after a bomb explosion in Dhaka.
NDTVCricket | Friday January 3, 2014
IPL 7 is likely to be divided into two halves due to the upcoming general elections this year. Sri Lanka and South Africa are the two options for hosting one part of the T20 league.
India | Reported by Sam Daniel; Edited by Mala Das | Monday December 16, 2013
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has ruled out an alliance with the Congress for the Lok Sabha elections that are due in May next year.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 18, 2013
According to sources, if there is a partial shift in case there are some specific date clashes, then Sri Lanka can be an ideal option to host a few matches.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 6, 2013
Sri Lanka's first elected Tamil Chief Minister will be sworn in by President Mahinda Rajapakse on Monday after a bitter election campaign, despite pressure from supporters to boycott the ceremony, his party said.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 24, 2013
It's been a major victory for Tamil parties in Sri Lanka's war ravaged northern province. In elections held after 26 years in this Tamil majority region, the TNA or Tamil National Alliance won 30 of the 38 seats. A mandate that P Chidambaram, India's...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 22, 2013
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party Sunday won a whopping landslide in the first semi-autonomous council elections in the island's north after decades of ethnic war.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 21, 2013
Over 50 per cent of voters today participated in the first polls in 25 years in Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority Northern Province to elect a council for the former war zone, four years after the rout of the rebel LTTE.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 21, 2013
Voter turnout was moderate in elections to Sri Lanka's three provincial councils, including the Tamil-majority Northern Province, where ballotting took place on Saturday.
NDTVCricket | Tuesday September 10, 2013
Played between April and May every year, the Indian Premier League 2014 may clash with the general elections. BCCI is mulling the possibility of 'foreign' venues in the sub-continent. In 2009, the IPL was shifted to South Africa after adequate securi...
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 25, 2013
Sri Lanka's military says it has decided to remove a dozen army camps in the former northern war zone where key elections are scheduled in less than two months.
World | Reuters | Friday July 5, 2013
Sri Lanka will hold provincial elections in the former northern war zone in September for the first time in 25 years, officials said on Friday, a move long demanded by the United Nations since the end of three decades of conflict in 2009.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Mala Das | Monday June 17, 2013
The Rajya Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu, scheduled for next month, are forging new alliances and testing old ones. Seven candidates are now competing for the six seats that will go up for grabs on July 27.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 19, 2013
Minutes after the DMK pulled out of the Congress-led coalition at the Centre, the BJP said it is always ready for elections.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 19, 2013
World Cup-winning former captain Arjuna Ranatunga, who was a former interim chairman himself, is also said to be interested in running for the top post in Sri Lanka Cricket. His chances look slim given his current position as an opposition legisla...
Press Trust of India | Monday January 2, 2012
The much awaited election of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to be held tomorrow is all set to peter out as a no contest as the former president Tilanga Sumathipala's faction plans to withdraw from the contest.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 3, 2011
The interim committee running Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has to be dissolved mid next month and the first election in seven years would be held, Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said in Colombo on Thursday.
Monday May 9, 2011
The Supreme Court today directed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elect office bearers to run the game in the country.
Wednesday January 5, 2011
Sri Lanka postponed council elections near three World Cup venues as the nation seeks to put on a flawless show as co-hosts of the prestigious event.