Kamala Harris, 55, is of both African and Indian descent, with her father being from Jamaica and mother Shyamala Gopalan from Tamil Nadu.
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 07:05 AM IST
Washington |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Panchayat polls to be held in J-K using ballot boxes, first political exercise since its special status was scrapped
Updated on Feb 13, 2020 01:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Pelosi, Trump’s political nemesis in Congress, has long stated she is not ready to proceed with what would be a deeply divisive impeachment action, and that she would prefer to see the president defeated at the ballot box next year.
Updated on Jun 07, 2019 01:38 PM IST
Washington |Press Trust of India
Election officials in the Jagitial district found a letter along with ballot papers in one of the boxes at Mutapalli village of Rayikal block while counting votes in the recently-held local body elections.
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 04:53 PM IST
Hyderabad | Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
Students of Mount Litera School International (MLSI) have recorded a rap song, Vote do, to urge people to vote.
Published on Apr 25, 2019 01:53 AM IST
They’re confiscating as much as one billion rupees in cash and goods each day, as offenders use ambulances and other vehicles fitted with flashing lights to carry cash and give handouts in lunch boxes to lure voters.
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Bloomberg |Vrishti Beniwa
The fact is that each time the democratic process in Kashmir has got stalled or aborted or undermined, alienation and radicalisation have only grown.
Updated on Mar 12, 2019 07:40 AM IST
In a statement, the Church of Christ in Congo (ECC) appealed to the DRC’s election commission to “uphold its promises, made before God and before the nation, to offer the nation the truth, and nothing but the truth, of the ballot box.”
Updated on Jan 09, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Kinshasa |Agence France-Presse
The video shows supporters of party candidate Bhupinder Kaur Kahlon purportedly polling bogus votes in the Zila Parishad polls.
Updated on Sep 23, 2018 12:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana |Mohit Khanna
According to panchayat election in-charge Brijmohan Bharadwaj, nearly 13,000 employees from various government departments and affiliated colleges will be pressed into service for the election.
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 05:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | , LudhianaMohit Khanna
A couple in Maharashtra’s Gondiya district used ballot to decide the name for their baby boy.
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 08:06 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Nagpu |Press Trust of India
In many booths, armed policemen were posted to ensure fair polling. This was in sharp contrast to the election day when only two policemen – one of them armed and the other with a baton – were deployed for each booth.
Updated on May 16, 2018 10:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata/Berhampore | HT Correspondent
NCP said that the Karnataka elections 2018 results were not in sync with the ground situation as the Congress was well-positioned in the state while the BJP’s reach was ‘limited’.
Updated on May 15, 2018 05:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | HT Correspondent
In the 2003 elections, during the heydays of the Left Front government that ruled the state between 1977 and 2011, as many as 76 persons were killed. In 2013, 39 persons died.
Published on May 14, 2018 04:51 PM IST
Cambridge Analytica stole information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles in the tech giant’s biggest-ever data breach, to help them design software to predict and influence voters’ choices at the ballot box. The firm was hired by Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Updated on Mar 20, 2018 07:43 AM IST
Agence France-Presse, London | , LondonAgence France-Presse