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Congress chief meets Azad; G-23 leaders pitch for ‘collective leadership’

In a first Congress G-23 leaders meeting yesterday after the recent assembly elections debacle, party chief Sonia Gandhi is learnt to have...

India

BJP retains power in four states; AAP seizes Punjab

As India's assembly poll results for the five states, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa, the picture showed a big win for...

India

Third phase of voting in UP; Punjab goes to the polls

Polling was held across 55 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and all constituencies in Punjab. Senior leaders of all parties made a...

India

Just 17 days ahead of Punjab polls, CM’s nephew held for illegally running sand mining business

With election polls around the corner, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed to have arrested Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh...

India

India announces polls in five states from next month, results on March 10

The Election Commission of India (ECI) yesterday announced the dates for assembly polls in Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar...

India

Home Ministry seeks report after farmers block PM’s road during his Punjab visit

The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought a comprehensive report from the Punjab government after Prime Minister Narendra...

India

All parties want upcoming elections held on time with COVID protocol: Election Commissioner

All Indian political parties in Uttar Pradesh have said the upcoming Assembly elections should be held on time while ensuring COVID...

India

Trump finally concedes US election after Congress, Senate ratify Biden's victory

Hours after rioters stormed the US Capitol building and disrupted proceedings, the legislature formally certified Joe Biden as the next US...

USA

Election Commission of India proposes allowing NRIs to vote through postal ballots

Election Commission of India has approached the government to permit Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to cast their votes through postal ballots.

Global

Biden wins swing states of Wisconsin, Michigan; Trump's lead shrinking in Pennsylvania, Georgia

Major news organisations and pollsters in the United States are projecting Democrat Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as the winner in...

USA

All four Indian-origin Democrat lawmakers retain their seats in US House of Representatives

All the four Indian-American Democrat lawmakers — Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna, and Raja Krishnamoorthi — have been...

USA

Kamala Harris lists favourite foods, hobbies in response to Instagram users' questions

Indian-origin and first Black woman to be picked by a US Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris has listed idli with a “really...

USA

Indian-origin Geeta Sidhu Robb dropped by LibDems as London Mayoral candidate over old anti-semitic remarks

The Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom dropped Indian-origin entrepreneur-activist Geeta Sidhu Robb as a prospective London mayoral...

UK

Labour Party launches campaign to search for more British-Indian representatives

Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the diaspora representative group of the United Kingdom's Opposition Labour Party, launched its new 'Mahatma...

UK

Singapore Elections 2020: PAP wins 61.24% of votes, PM Lee says it's a "clear mandate"

Singapore concluded its General Elections in the wee hours of Saturday, July 11, with People’s Action Party (PAP) claiming 61.24 per cent...

Singapore

COVID-19 patients and those on Quarantine Order will not be able to vote in Singapore elections

There will also be a special voting hour for those under Stay-Home Notice at home, on medical certificate for Acute Respiratory Infection,...

Singapore

PM Lee addresses PAP's absence of new Indian candidates, assures community will be well represented

PM Lee assured the voters that there will continue to be Indian MPs to represent the Indian community and other voters.

Singapore

PM Lee dissolves parliament, calls for elections

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday, June 23, that he has advised President Halimah Yacob to dissolve the parliament...

Singapore

Indian-origin Lisa Nandy top contender to replace Corbyn as new Labour Party leader

Indian-origin Labour MP Lisa Nandy has emerged a frontrunner to replace party leader Jeremy Corbyn after the party’s disastrous election...

UK

British-Indian Labour candidates unfazed by perceived shift in Indian-origin voting trend

With Hindi ads, more Tory tickets going to Indian-origin candidates and a pro-Brexit trend among the British Hindu community, the United...

UK

Indian-origin Tamkeen Shaikh chosen as Tory candidate for Barking

Ahmedabad-born Tamkeen Shaikh has been selected as the Conservative Party candidate for the Barking constituency in the December 12 United...

UK

UK Parliament backs general elections on December 12

The United Kingdom Parliament on Tuesday approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to hold a general election on December 12 amid a...

UK

Election Commissioner calls for NRIs to register to vote

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra on Tuesday called on all Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to register online to boost the numbers of such...

UK

What Modi 2.0 means to India’s global community

The result of the 2019 Indian general elections made waves not just in India but across the world, with people all over the globe paying...

Global NRI Stories

More action expected in Modi's second term

The resounding victory of the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance in India’s general elections is a welcome sign of stability in...

Global Analysis & Commentary