presidential election

Opposition's Tshisekedi wins Congo presidential election

Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of last month's presidential election, a result that sets the stage for the country's first democratic transfer of power.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Droupadi Murmu set to become India’s first Santal president

India’s ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance’s Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu led by securing 540 of the 748 votes of the members of both houses of parliament while joint opposition nominee Yashwant Sinha got 208 votes after the first round of counting today (July 21, 2022).

January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019

Opposition's Tshisekedi wins Congo presidential election

Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of last month's presidential election, a result that sets the stage for the country's first democratic transfer of power.

January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018

Legal notice seeks cancellation of presidential polls

A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer serves a legal notice on the Election Commission (EC) and the government seeking cancellation of the presidential elections in 24 hours.

January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018

AL parliamentary body to sit for presidential candidate selection

The Awami League parliamentary board will meet on Wednesday to select the party’s candidate, who will contest in the presidential election scheduled to be held on February 18.

January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018

Presidential election on Feb 18: CEC

The presidential election will be held on February 18, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says. He says this while revealing the presidential election schedule to the reporters.

January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018

Presidential election schedule tomorrow: CEC

The Election Commission (EC) will announce the schedule for the presidential election tomorrow, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says.

January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018

Presidential election Feb 19

The Jatiya Sangsad will elect the next president of Bangladesh on February 19 as the tenure of incumbent President Abdul Hamid nears an end.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Foreign born population at high in US

The percentage of foreign-born population living in the US is increasing at a rate that it could possibly break a 125-year-old record within the next decade, according to a Pew Research Center report.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Carson will not apologise for Muslim remark

Ben Carson, the Republican US presidential candidate, will not take back his comment in a recent interview that a Muslim should not be president, Carson's business manager says.