Tag: election

French Far-Right Party Loses In Country’s Regional Elections

PARIS (AP) — Mainstream candidates delivered a stinging setback to France’s far right in regional elections on Sunday, thwarting its hopes of winning control of...

Nicaraguan Incumbent Arrests 5 Opposition Leaders In One Day

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega arrested five opposition leaders Sunday during the biggest one-day round up so far, in...

Supreme Court sympathises with Election Commission, but says drop ‘touch me not’ stand | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sympathised with the Election Commission‘s hurt over Madras High Court‘s searing “EC should face murder charges” observation but...

DMK set to return to power after a decade

The DMK managed a comfortable victory in Tamil Nadu on Sunday in what analysts believe was an ideology-driven election. The DMK right from the start...

In next 2 days, seven PM rallies in poll-bound states as BJP top guns fire on all cylinders | India News

NEW DELHI: Leading from the front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address seven big rallies over the next two days. The rallies will be covering...

State election commissioners have to be independent persons: Supreme Court | India News

NEW DELHI: State election commissioners have to be “independent persons” not occupying a post under the Centre or state governments, the Supreme Court has ruled,...

Will go to Kolkata, urge farmers to defeat BJP in polls, but will not support any party: Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday said he will go to Kolkata this week to urge farmers to defeat the BJP in...

election: Andhra Pradesh poll body invokes plenary powers, sacks senior bureaucrat

Hyderabad: In an unprecedented move, the Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission (APSEC) has invoked its plenary powers and sacked a senior bureaucrat, for allegedly attempting...

No surprise: Trump left many clues he wouldn’t go quietly

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump left plenty of clues he’d try to burn the place down on his way out the door. The clues spread over...

President Trump’s attempts at an insurgency from inside the Oval Office

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s relentless effort to overturn the result of the election that he lost has become the most serious stress test of American...

COVID Plan ‘Built on Bedrock of Science’

Nov. 9, 2020 — President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team on Monday announced its coronavirus task force, a group of doctors and scientists that will advise...

Bihar records 8.13% voter turnout till 10 am in final phase of Assembly polls | India News

PATNA: Bihar recorded a voter turnout of 8.13 per cent till 10 am as the polling is underway for the third and final phase of...

Bihar polls: PM Modi urges voters to participate in ‘holy festival’ of democracy, set new voting record | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the people of Bihar to participate in the “holy festival of democracy” in greater numbers...

Enormous change in the U.S. — a potential ‘secession crisis’ in red states and the possibility of solving intractable problems — will mark the 2020s, says author Neil Howe

Neil Howe foresaw that 2020 would be time of crisis for the U.S. — back in the 1990s. As scholars of demography and generational trends,...

Pence’s Red Eye Raises COVID Concerns

Oct. 8, 2020 — Vice President Mike Pence’s left eye appeared red during Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate, leading internet users to guess that Pence...

Health Care, Pandemic Important to Voters

Oct. 2, 2020 – More than two-thirds of WebMD readers – the majority of them women — say a candidate’s policies on health care and...

2020 US elections: Donald Trump claims Democrats are trying to steal the election

MINDEN: Kicking off a Western swing, President Donald Trump barreled into Nevada on Saturday looking to expand his paths to victory while unleashing a torrent...

Odds of a Biden presidency are rising according to this stock signal, and a win would pose few risks to the market, LPL says

Mark Makela/Getty Images One stock market signal is pointing to rising odds of a Joe Biden presidency, according to a note published by LPL on...

Bihar polls: Senior citizens group writes to EC, lauds rule to allow use of postal ballots | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior citizens associations have written to the Commission appreciating its new rule allowing those above 65 years to vote by postal ballot in...

This spot-on predictor of who will win the 2020 presidential election is not the stock market or even opinion polls

Does the stock market predict the winner of U.S. presidential elections? Many argue that it does, pointing to the historical correlation between the incumbent party...

Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaigns, Google says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat Joe Biden, a senior Google security official...

Factbox: Where do Trump and Biden stand on tech policy issues?

(Reuters) – The regulation of big technology companies such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google has been a hot button issue ahead of the...

Special Report: How a corporate PR machine is trying to kill a Wall Street tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As Democratic presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire prior to the state’s Feb. 11 primary, John Tackeff was busy. John Tackeff, representing...

Watch: Ex-President Obama endorses Joe Biden in his bid to oust Donald Trump

Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday publicly endorsed Joe Biden’s White House bid in the November elections after waiting to see who would emerge from...