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23 April, 2017 7:03 AM France Votes In Election Nailbiter

Paris: France goes to the polls under heavy security Sunday for the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European Union. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are the frontrunners to progress to a run-off on May 7 but the result is too close 12

23 April, 2017 6:47 AM Watch: AAP leader Sanjay Singh thrown out of polling booth by EC official

Things got a tad over-enthusiastic at the Janak Puri polling booth in New Delhi during the MCD elections as EC officials and AAP leader Sanjay Singh got into a scuffle. After giving his vote, Sanjay Singh was talking to reporters in which he expressed his belief the AAP would win the MCD polls in 2017 after 10 years of BJP rule. However, polling booth 10

23 April, 2017 6:23 AM Low turnout in first three hours of polling

Polling in the elections to the municipal corporations of Delhi on Sunday started off slow, with about 9 per cent turnout in the first three hours after voting began at 8 a.m. As per the Delhi State Election Commission, turnout at 11 a.m. was 9.11 per cent of the total registered voters. Of the 1.33 crore voters, 12.14 lakh had cast their votes as of 11 a.m. The low turnout 11

23 April, 2017 5:52 AM MCD polls: Lt. Governor, Kejriwal cast votes

Polling for choosing municipal councillors is underway across the national capital with Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia casting their votes. The Delhi Municipal polls appear to be a triangular high-octane contest between the BJP, the AAP and the Congress. More than 1.3 crore people are eligible to vote in the civic 13

22 April, 2017 11:46 PM Capital contest: Polls to local bodies, but interest is national

NEW DELHI: The stage is set for one of the mostly keenly anticipated municipal polls in the capital on Sunday after a hard and bitterly fought campaign pitted BJP, AAP and Congress in a triangular fight. Smaller outfits like the Janata Dal (U), BSP and Swaraj India further spiced up the electoral broth. But one reason why this local contest has sparked 13

22 April, 2017 9:56 PM MCD Election 2017: Acid test for AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal after failures in Goa and Punjab

The MCD polls will be an acid test for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party lost in this month's Assembly bypolls and the February elections in Punjab and Goa. A dust storm swept through the pollbound Capital on Saturday and littered its streets, but the ruling Aam Aadmi Party's broom remained largely closeted even as rivals struck out at chief 15

22 April, 2017 8:46 PM MCD election 2017: Over 1.3 crore people to cast their vote today; tough battle for AAP, BJP, Congress

Residents of the national capital will vote in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections today. The AAP, the BJP, and the Congress are among the parties in the fray. Delhi residents will vote in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections today. The result of the poll is bound to have an impact beyond the borders of the capital 15

22 April, 2017 10:35 AM I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears "5 to 10 per cent" EVM tampering in Delhi's civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this. In an interview, the Aam Aadmi Party leader also accused the Modi government of trying to cripple state governments not with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Saying he was "100 per cent" 17

22 April, 2017 7:01 AM BJP to sweep Delhi civic elections, predict 2 surveys

NEW DELHI: Two opinion polls on the eve of the municipal polls+ in Delhi have projected a sweep for the BJP+ in all three corporations, with one giving the party that is now in office 195 out of the 272 seats and the other 179. The two polls placed AAP at a distant second at 55 and 45 seats respectively and the Congress even further back. While the poll done by VMR for Times 14

22 April, 2017 3:30 AM Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised Islamic State

Despite an arrest as recently as February, the 39-year-old assailant, Karim Cheurfi, had shown no signs of radicalization, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said, and was released for lack of evidence of a threat. PARIS: The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote spent 14 years 22