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Shahabuddin dropped as PM nominee after arrest warrant: Report

Pakistan Peoples Party on Thursday dropped Makhdoom Shahabuddin as its Prime Ministerial candidate and is now backing Raja Parvez Ashraf after a non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against the form

Greek conservative head sworn in as PM


The head of Greece's conservative party, Antonis Samaras, has been sworn in as Prime Minister to head a three-party coalition that will uphold the country's international bailout commitments.


BJP minister blasts Nitish


Bihar chief minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar's call to the NDA to project a 'secular' leader as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the 2014 parliamentary polls on Tuesday drew flak from a BJP minister who dubbed him 'pseudo secular'.

Greek exit polls: Top 2 parties neck and neck


In an election crucial for Greece, Europe and the world, exit polls on Sunday showed the two top contenders in Greece to be neck-and-neck.

The outcome of Sunday's vote could determine whether Greece

Pro-bailout conservatives win Greek election


Fears of an imminent Greek exit from Europe's joint currency receded on Sunday after the conservative New Democracy came first in critical elections and pro-bailout parties won enough Parliamentary se

Ballots open for critical Greek election

Ballots opened nationwide in Greece on Sunday for a critical general election that will determine whether the debt-laden nation will complete painful austerity reform or see its eurozone future jeopar

Congress wrests Neyyattinkara assembly seat from CPI-M


Congress heading the ruling United Democratic Front in Kerala on Friday wrested the Neyyattinkara Assembly seat from the CPI-M-led LDF in the keenly fought byelection.

UDF candidate R. Selvaraj

Ilayangudi 2009 bypolls declared illegal

The Madras high court on Wednesday declared as ‘improper’ and ‘illegal’ the bypoll for the Ilayangudi Assembly constituency in 2009 and rapped the then state chief electoral officer and a few other el

Voting for Andhra by-polls begin

Polling on Tuesday began in the crucial by-elections to the 18 assembly segments and one Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh, results of which are expected to give a new direction to the state po

Voting begins for Pudukottai bypoll

Voting for the Pudukottai bypoll, which is being seen as a direct face-off between former allies AIADMK and DMDK, began on Tuesday morning. Voters turned up in good numbers to cast their votes in the

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