Tag: Elections

Mamata Banerjee’s budget for roads, doles and Netaji monuments

KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee presented a Rs 10.38 lakh crore state budget for 2021-22 targeting welfare of farmers, labourers and self-help group...

West Bengal elections: Mamata Banerjee presents vote on account for Rs 2.99 lakh cr in House, opposition parties boycott speech

Kolkata: With state elections round the corner, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday presented a vote-on-account for Rs 2.99 lakh crore in the...

West bengal: West Bengal Polls: TMC spanner in BJP yatra plan, nod of local bodies sought

New Delhi: Ahead of the visits by home minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda to West Bengal to roll out the party’s ‘parivartan...

Assam polls: While BJP would like a three-cornered fight, Congress-led alliance is trying to rope in two parties

Jerenga Pathar is no ordinary farmland. Located on the outskirts of Sivasagar in Upper Assam, it symbolises heroic endurance of Assamese women. It was in...

AIADMK: BJP chief Nadda affirms party’s alliance with AIADMK for TN polls, pitches for Tamil

Madurai: BJP national president J P Nadda on Saturday said his party’s alliance with the AIADMK would continue for the assembly elections, due in Tamil...

One county, worlds apart: Bridging the political divide

Frederick: She fired up her laptop to scour the internet for bits from right-wing websites and conspiratorial YouTube channels. The inauguration of Joe Biden was...

maharashtra gram panchayat elections: Polling begins for gram panchayat elections in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday...

Trump’s Georgia call: Here’s the complete transcript

In a Saturday telephone call, President Donald Trump urged Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state. Trump spent...

Pence to make eleventh-hour ‘faith community’ appeal on behalf of Georgia Republicans Loeffler and Perdue

President Donald Trump, President-elect Joe Biden, Vice President–elect Kamala Harris and now Trump’s vice president, Mike Pence, are headed to Georgia next week to try...

Here’s why the Georgia runoff elections for the U.S. Senate could turn into a ‘big deal’ for markets

The runoff elections for two U.S. Senate seats in Georgia next Tuesday have the potential to inject volatility into a high-flying stock market that has...

Republican Senate incumbent Loeffler falls behind Democrat Warnock in latest Georgia runoff polling

The final day of early voting in the runoff elections for two U.S. Senate seats in Georgia is fast approaching, and incumbent Republican David Perdue...

Electoral College anoints Joe Biden as president-elect amid threats of violence and Trump protests

The Electoral College formally declared Joe Biden president-elect Monday, after California cast its 55 votes for the former vice president and put him beyond the...

Bodoland Territorial Council elections: United People’s Party Liberal, BJP combine likely to lead

Guwahati: The United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) and the BJP combine are likely to lead the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) following the two-phase elections held...

Tax credits and rental assistance: How the Biden administration could reshape the country’s housing market

From the early days of the Democratic primaries to the debates between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, the 2020 presidential candidates spent a lot of...

50% voting in fourth phase of DDC polls

In the fourth phase of district development council (DDC) elections on Monday, 50.08% voting was recorded across Jammu and Kashmir, with Kashmir recording 31.95% votes...

26.02 per cent votes polled till 11 am across Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Over 26 per cent turnout was recorded till 11 am in the fourth phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir...

Trump airs election grievances in 100-minute address at largely maskless rally in Georgia

President Donald Trump pressed his grievances over losing the presidential election Saturday, using a rally to spread baseless allegations of misconduct in last month’s voting...

Trump presses Georgia governor to help subvert election

President Donald Trump fruitlessly pressed Georgia’s governor on Saturday to call a special legislative session aimed at subverting the presidential election results in that state...

Wisconsin: Wisconsin governor calls Donald Trump’s lawsuit an ‘assault’

Madison (US): President Donald Trump‘s attempt to overturn Wisconsin’s election results by tossing ballots only from the state’s two most heavily Democratic counties is an...

Phase 2 of DDC elections in J&K: All Kashmir booths sensitive as 43 seats go to polls today

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made elaborate arrangements for the smooth conduct of the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections...

What to know about Parler, the social-media platform that is now attracting millions of Trump supporters

Since the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Parler has caught on among right-wing politicians and “influencers” — people with large online followings — as a social-media platform where...

Trump says he will leave White House if Electoral College affirms Biden win, which he says would be a ‘mistake’

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after participating in a video teleconference call with members of the military on Thursday at the White House in...

Why one stock-market pro says the S&P 500 can surge another 7% before year-end

Thomas Lee, founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, says that the S&P 500 has more in the tank before the end of 2020 and has therefore...

6 tax moves to consider before the end of the year to lower your 2020 tax bill

With year-end rapidly approaching and the general election finally over, it’s time to consider moves that will lower your 2020 tax bill and hopefully position...

Biden confirmed as Georgia winner as Trump redoubles efforts to overturn election results

Election workers in Gwinnett County, Georgia, handle ballots as part of the recount for the 2020 presidential election. Getty Images A recount of the Nov....