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Thai ruling party against delaying polls

Opposition will consider taking part in a delayed vote: ex-premier Abhisit

[BANGKOK] Thailand's ruling party yesterday called for controversial elections to go ahead, despite widespread disruption to advance voting by opposition protesters who besieged polling stations and stopped hundreds of thousands from casting ballots.

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has faced nearly three months of mass street demonstrations demanding her elected government step down to make way for an unelected "people's council" that would oversee reforms aimed at curbing the dominance of her...

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