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Bihar elections: Opposition alliance to soon announce Tejashwi Yadav as its CM candidate
The party is contemplating giving tickets to more upper-caste candidates after it earlier made Singh, an upper-caste leader, its state chief. In 2015, the RJD gave just two tickets to the Rajputs out of the 101 seats it contested. It did not have any candidates from the Brahmin or Bhumiar community at the time.
Donald Trump seizes on dubious Biden-Ukraine story
The origins of the story also trace back to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who has repeatedly...
Election Commission hopes for 60% turnout helped by women, migrants
This year though, the Election Commission of India hopes women and migran...
Donald Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son
The origins of renewed allegations trace back to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who has repeatedly pushed unfounded claims about the Bidens.
Emerging-market traders cut wagers on US election volatility
“It does appear that emerging-market investors are slightly more sanguine about risks through the end of the year than what you’re seeing in developed markets,” said Nick Stadtmiller, a strategist at Medley Global Advisors in New York.
First round of reskilling plan for 50,000 migrant workers in Bihar
In the first round, the government plans to provide short-term training in new skills and locally demanded jobs to more than 130,000 people in 116 districts with the maximum number of 50,000 in Bihar alone, people aware of the development told ET.
Ashok Lavasa resigns as Election Commissioner; to join ADB as vice president
Lavasa, the sources said, has sent his resignation to Rashtrapati Bhavan and has requested to be relieved on August 31.
Not possible for any formation to oust BJP from power in Assam without Congress: Debabrata Saikia
Referring to the formation of a new political party named `Raijor Dol’ by the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS), Saikia said that while some regional political parties of Assam had become virtually defunct, new regional parties have come up.
Bihar Polls: Parties promise micro credit, permanent jobs, safety to women
The JD(U) promises to give women clearing class 12 Rs 25,000 each, and every graduate Rs 50,000, apart from promising financial aid to boost women-run businesses.
India's defence interest compromised by previous govts; they kept playing with files: PM Modi
Modi said his government's reforms, including digitisation of services and direct transfer of money, have saved time and money while rooting out corruption.
Young Black Americans may stumble in move to ballot boxes from street protests
Critics argue that restrictions are aimed at Black voters who tend to be Democratic supporters, but some Republicans say restrictions like voter identification and dropping infrequent voters from the rosters are necessary to prevent fraud
Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris knows how to win elections
Harris’ debate performance was the perfect implementation of the strategy and the perfect illustration of why it is succeeding. A lot of the conversation about who “won” the debate misses the crucial question of who effectively implemented their campaign’s strategy. Harris did.
Elections in Jammu and Kashmir after delimitation exercise is completed: PM Modi
In his Independence Day address to the nation, the prime minister, who spoke on development in various parts of the country, noted that it has been a year since Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh got independence from Article 370.
Nilesh Shah re-elected as chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India
Shah would also continue as the ex-officio Chairman of AMFI Financial Literacy Committee.
Bihar assembly elections: Stage set for Sharad Yadav’s return to Janata Dal (United)
Yadav had left JD(U) in 2017 after the party under Kumar moved away from the grand alliance with RJD and Congress, and joined BJP to form the new government. In May 2018, he formed his own party Loktantrik Janata Dal. But in 2019 he contested Lok Sabha elections from Madhepura on RJD ticket and lost.