World Politics

‘Elahi played a key role in persuading Musharraf for early polls’

Islamabad, Nov 12: Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervez Elahi is said to have played a major part in persuading President General Pervez Musharraf to hold the general elections in January as per t

Manmohan Singh to engage Putin in summit-level talks

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh

Free and fair elections not possible with emergency in Pak: Rice

Washington, Nov 12: US Secretary of State Condoleezza RiceUS S

Hillary Clinton ready to invoke Bill in run-up to presidential poll battle

Washington, Nov.9 : New York senator and presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton is pulling out all the tricks out of her bag, including highlighting the achievements of one Bill Clinton to retain

Republican Giuliani says `President’ Hillary Clinton 'would move US to the Left'

London, Oct.25 : Republican presidential contender Rudolf Giuliani has said that should the American public select Hillary Clinton as the next president of the country in November next year, Americ

Ex-chess world champ Kasparov to contest Russian presidential polls

London, Oct.1 : Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, the driving force behind a Russian opposition campaign to remove President Vladimir Putin from office, was last night selected to be its presidential candidate.
According to The Telegraph, Kasparov received 379 out of 498 votes cast at a National Congress held in Moscow.

The Russia's presidential election in which Mr Putin is constitutionally barred from standing, will take place in March 2008.