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BJP releases candidates list for Legislative Council elections in Karnataka
Of the seven seats, the BJP is likely to win four seats, the Congress two and the JD(S) one seat given their strength in the assembly. The ruling BJP has 116 members excluding Speaker, Congress 68 and the JD(S) 34 members in the assembly.
Election Commission’s loss is ADB’s gain, says CEC, Sunil Arora on Ashok Lavasa
In his first remarks on the appointment of election commissio...
President Ram Nath Kovind accepts Ashok Lavasa's resignation as EC
President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Ashok Lavasa as ...
Fact-checking Trump and Biden’s first presidential debate
Trump has predicted there will be widespread fraud, especially with mail-in ballots. But, voter fraud is extremely rare. One study found 31 incidents of voter fraud in elections from 2000 to 2014 in which more than 1 billion ballots were cast. Another study found it was more likely that an American would be struck by lightning than impersonate another voter.
With crosstalk and mockery, Trump tramples decorum in debate with Biden
Trump resorted quickly to interrupting and taunting Biden, complaining about moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News and effectively threatening to turn the debate into a fog of bluster and cross talk rather than a clear exchange of views. Biden attempted to talk past the president’s heckling, but seemed before long to decide that Trump’s insistent distractions were an unavoidable obstacle.
Hours before debate, Joe Biden releases tax returns and urges Donald Trump to do so, too
Biden's taxes showed that he and his wife Jill paid more than $346,000 in federal taxes and other payments for 2019 on an income of nearly $985,000 before seeking a refund of nearly $47,000 they said they had overpaid the government.
Prospective CEC Ashok Lavasa soon to join as vice president of Asian Development Bank, a year after ‘dissent’
Chief Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa will become the first EC to forego a chance to become the next CEC Sushil Chandra likely to take over as CEC next April
Jharkhand Election Results: Power shift from 2014 to 2019 in state
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Congress alliance appears set to form government as it is leading in over 40 seats in Jharkhand, accord...
Trump administration proposes fixed time limit for students', researchers', journalists' visas
The proposal scheduled to be notified in the Federal Register on Friday is not country-specific, but has been brought in view of the abuse of the existing loopholes in the system by China. In all the three categories of foreign students, researchers and journalists, those from China have benefitted the most.
Trump lawyer faces tough questions from appeals court over president's tax returns
In response to a question by Circuit Judge Raymond Lohier, Consovoy could not offer a circumstance where he would view any request for documents as not being overbroad.
2019 - The year of fake news
CAA protests latest in a series of events that triggered extensive spread of misinformation across social media, say fact checkers.
National Education Policy: Chinese dropped from 2019 languages list
The ‘Chinese’ language (rather than Mandarin or Cantonese) was mentioned in the draft released in 2019. It had named French, German, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese as foreign languages which could be offered as electives. The approved policy released by the Centre omits Chinese.
Bypolls to 12,600 panch, sarpanchs in J&K after improvement of Covid situation: Chief Secretary
According to an official estimate, 11,457 panch and 887 sarpanch seats are vacant in Kashmir, while 182 panch and 124 sarpanch seats are vacant in Jammu division.
Jeff Zucker helped create Donald Trump. That show may be ending
When Trump ran for president, Zucker briefly dismissed him as a “sideshow” in an early 2015 email to his political team. But as soon as he saw the ratings his old star could still deliver, he spent 2015 and 2016 turning CNN into a platform for his ambitions.
Central Asia’s biggest state takes key step towards democracy
Majilis is the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament consisting of 107 deputies, who are elected for a five-year term.