Violence follows victory of Tripura royal scion, Sec 144 in 5 districts | India News – Times of India

AGARTALA: A day after Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Debbarman’s newly-formed alliance defeated BJP in the tribal council polls, violence swept several districts of the state amid allegations that supporters on the winning side targeted offices and workers of the saffron party and its ally, the Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Tripura. Section 144 was clamped … Read more

Bibi falls short of majority amid Israel vote count – Times of India

JERUSALEM: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s prospects for another term looked uncertain on Wednesday after partial results from a national election projected no clear path to victory. Not even his stewardship of Israel’s world-beating Covid vaccination rollout — a central pillar of his campaign — proved enough for Netanyahu to break through the political deadlock that … Read more

Imran Khan secures 18 seats in Pakistan Senate, loses Islamabad to opposition – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has secured 18 seats in the Senate elections but the victory was bittersweet as Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Yousuf Raza Gillani defeated PTI’s Hafeez Shaikh from the Islamabad general seat by securing 169 votes. According to a report by Geo News, the returning officer, who announced the results after counting ended in … Read more

Congress mulls committee for golden jubilee celebrations of 1971 win over Pakistan | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: To stress the importance of the 1971 war for the liberation of Bangladesh and the leadership of Indira Gandhi during it, the Congress may form a committee for year-long celebrations of the golden jubilee of the victory over Pakistan. Sources said Congress would observe the 50th anniversary of the war across the country … Read more

Rahul Gandhi greets people on anniversary of 1971 victory over Pakistan | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday greeted people on the anniversary of India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, noting it took place at a time when neighbouring countries used to recognise the mettle of the Indian Prime Minister and feared violating our borders. India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to … Read more

Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kabore re-elected – Times of India

OUAGADOUGOU: President Roch Marc Christian Kabore will serve another five years as Burkina Faso‘s president, according to provisional results announced by the National Independent Electoral Commission on Thursday. Kabore won with nearly 58% of the vote, beating 12 opponents and claiming victory in the first round, said Newton Ahmed Barry, the commission’s president. Kabore received … Read more