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    HC upholds rejection of candidature of six in Viqarunnisa governing body polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    The High Court Division on Monday withdrew its previous rule issued on October 10 asking the government to explain why rejection of the nomination papers...

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    Close fight likely in Canada election

    Agence -France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    The gloves have come off as Justin Trudeau struggles to hold onto his parliamentary majority heading into the last week of a tight campaign before...

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    Trudeau called ‘compulsive liar’ in last election debate

    Agence France-Presse . Gatineau, Canada | Updated at 12:14am on October 12, 2019

    Justin Trudeau was labelled a ‘compulsive liar’ by his main rival during the final leaders’ debate before upcoming Canadian elections, in which the prime minister...

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    Algeria’s protesters march against ruling elite

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:12am on October 12, 2019

    Algerian protesters vowed to keep up street rallies against the country’s ruling elite on Friday, rejecting a December presidential election with banners reading ‘we will...

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    Rajapakse clan steps up new bid for power

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:16am on October 08, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s election commission on Monday agreed to let the brother of former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse stand in the country’s presidential election, despite a string...

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    Lanka president gives up re-election bid

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:49am on October 07, 2019

    Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to stand for re-election in November polls as the politically influential Rajapakse family nominated two candidates by...

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    Ershad’s son Shad wins Rangpur 3 by-election

    Zakir Hossain . Rangpur | Updated at 11:46pm on October 05, 2019

    Rahgir Al Mahi Shad, son of late HM Ershad, was elected member of parliament on Saturday from Rangpur 3 constituency, defeating Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate...

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    Rangpur 3 by-polls today with EVMs at all centres

    Zakir Hossain . Rangpur | Updated at 12:12am on October 05, 2019

    All were set to hold the by-elections in Rangpur 3 constituency, which fell vacant at the death of Jatiya Party chairman HM Ersahd, on Saturday...

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    Peru president dissolves parliament, calls for elections

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:12pm on October 01, 2019

    Peru’s president dissolved parliament and called for fresh elections Monday, prompting a vote by lawmakers to suspend him, deepening a long-running institutional crisis. The announcement...

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    Abdullah claims victory over Ghani in Afghan vote

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 02:03am on October 01, 2019

    Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory Monday over incumbent Ashraf Ghani in the weekend’s presidential election, far ahead of the release of any...