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Life comes a full circle for Gujarat strongman Shankersinh Vaghela

GANDHINAGAR: Life comes a full circle for Shankersinh Vaghela. If it was his rebellion against BJP two decades back that had made him the centrepiece of political discussions, it is his revolt against the Congress that has hogged the limelight now. For an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, it was natural for Vaghela […]

Elections Bill 2017: Reforms envisage autonomous ECP

Bipart­isan parlia­mentar­y panel signs draft bill for approv­al in parlia­ment PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD .: The much-awaited electoral reforms aimed at reforming the archaic system to conduct general elections in the country by bringing in changes to the existing laws is finally ready for legislation. Members of a bipartisan parliamentary panel that drafted the bill after two-and-a-half […]

Najib mulls early polls as numbers pick up

PREDICTING an election date is tricky business but signs are emerging that Prime Minister Najib Razak is once again mulling seeking a new mandate this year.  He has been ‎meeting different stakeholders to praise and talk up his administration’s track record in managing the economy, and showing himself to be a man completely in power […]

Read up on election laws

To my Republican Party: I don’t have time to educate your people. Start campaigning. Stop complaining. Don’t disrupt the polling place. Use the proper forms to challenge a voter. Read the laws. Don’t run crying to WMUR, whose political reporting is about as accurate as their weather forecasts. Don’t cry to the attorney general without […]

42 in running for Wilson elections

By Brie Handgraaf Times Staff Writer The filing deadline for municipal elections ended Friday with applications from 42 incumbents and political newcomers in Wilson County races. While councilmen Tom Fyle and Logan Liles are unopposed for their respective seats on the Wilson City Council, two of their colleagues will face competition in the Nov. 7 […]

Poland’s Judicial Reforms Spark Anger: What to Know

Despite growing unrest and threats from the E.U., the government of Poland is on the brink of adopting a contentious law that critics say will unravel the country’s democratic institutions by giving politicians influence over the courts. Weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump hailed Poland for its democratic values during a foreign policy speech in […]

GOP donors look to polls for answers in Gov’s race

CLOSE Four Republicans and one Democrat have announced they are running for governor. Wochit Buy Photo Kristi Noem, a member of the United States House of Representatives, speaks during the 35th annual South Dakota Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner and Children’s Charity Fundraiser Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel Exhibit Hall […]

Polling stations open in East Timor

Polls have opened for East Timor’s parliamentary elections, which are being dominated by concerns over the country’s uncertain economic future. There were people out early in the streets of Dili on Saturday as they began lining up outside polling stations scattered through the capital to cast their votes in an election where 21 parties are […]