Tunisians back new constitution but turnout just 25%, exit poll says

Voters in a referendum in Tunisia on Monday overwhelmingly backed a new constitution giving President Kais Saied nearly total powers but with only a quarter of eligible voters participating, an exit poll said, amid a boycott by opposition parties. The poll by Sigma Conseil said 92.3% of voters in the referendum supported the new constitution, … Read more

Tripura by-elections: Polling underway peacefully, 14.66 pc turnout till 9 AM

Around 14.66 per cent of 1.89 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 9 AM in by-polls to four assembly constituencies in Tripura on Thursday, election officials said. Polling to the Agartala, Town Bardowali, Surma and Jubarajnagar seats is taking place in 221 booths, and it will continue till 5 PM. No untoward incident has been … Read more