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Election 2024

Indians head to the polls in world’s biggest election

Polling takes place in phases over the next six weeks, with results expected on June 4 Over 968 million people are registered to vote, with 168.6 million...

India’s Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vowed to boost social spending, develop infrastructure and make India into a global manufacturing hub as companies shift away from China, as he unveiled his Hindu nationalist...

As India’s election nears, some Bollywood films promote Modi politics by embracing Hindu nationalism

The movie trailer begins with an outline of the iconic glasses worn by Mohandas Gandhi, the leader who helped India win independence from the British colonialists in 1947. In the backdrop of a...

As election nears, Venezuelan government keeps arresting opponents allegedly tied to criminal plots

As Venezuela’s government would have it, President Nicolás Maduro and members of his inner circle have been the target of several conspiracies since last year that could have left them injured or...

India’s multi-phase election will stretch over 44 days. Here’s why it takes so long

From April 19 to June 1, nearly 970 million Indians — or over 10% of the global population — are eligible to vote in general elections. The mammoth exercise is the biggest anywhere in...

The third and final day of the Russian presidential elections begins

Russia is celebrating today the third and final day of the presidential elections, in which more than half of the 112 million Russians called to the polls have already participated.

India announces 6-week general elections starting April 19 with Modi’s BJP topping surveys

India on Saturday announced its 6-week-long general elections will start on April 19, with most surveys predicting a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party.

Russia celebrates the second day of the presidential elections

Russia celebrates this Saturday the second day of the presidential elections in which almost a third of the 112 million Russians called to the polls participated on Friday. According...

Russia holds the eighth presidential elections in its history

Russia celebrates this Friday the first day of the eighth presidential elections in its history in which the current head of the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin, seeks re-election for a fifth six-year term.

Turkey’s Erdogan says March election will be his final, state media reports

ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said local elections scheduled for March 31 would be his last vote, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Friday. Erdogan, modern Turkey's...