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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.
Trump administration proposes fixed time limit for students', researchers', journalists' visas
The proposal scheduled to be notified in the F...
Trump lawyer faces tough questions from appeals court over president's tax returns
In response to a question by Circuit Judge Raymond Lohier,...
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.
Tejashwi Yadav's aggressive challenge opens up Bihar's poll fight
The ruling alliance and the incumbent chief minister are repeatedly referring to what they call the 15-year misrule under the earlier RJD regime from 1990-2005.
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.
A look at the 44 competitive races in the US House of Representatives
Of the 44 races considered competitive, 27 currently have a Republican incumbent, 16 have a Democratic incumbent and one has an independent:
Election Commission of India not in favour of state funding of elections
In a written reply, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said the ECI's view is that for addressing the real issues, there have to be radical changes in the provisions regarding receipts of funds by political parties and the manner in which such funds are spent by them so as to provide for complete transparency in the matter.
Congress has formed 'radical syndicate' with Jamaat-e-Islami, PFI; RJD also its part: BJP
Political group Jamaat-e-Islami has been banned by the Centre under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, while the PFI is an alleged radical group facing allegations of providing funds for protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
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.
President Trump understands power of Indian-Americans, says campaign official
Indian-Americans have become a force to reckon with in the US and President Donald Trump understands their power, the president's re-election campaign official said.
Tejashwi Yadav-led opposition poses a challenge to Nitish Kumar and NDA in Bihar
The NDA is banking on Modi’s campaign. “When the PM takes the campaign in his hands and addresses the people alongside Nitish, the narrative will change and people may feel that he is better than the loot-khasot-ki-sarkar of the opposition,” says Sanjay Kumar, director, CSDS.
Four years in, Donald Trump has plenty of unfinished business
Trump pushed through the most significant overhaul of the U.S. tax system since President Ronald Reagan.
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.
Nadda-led BJP trying to turn LAC clash to its advantage in MP bypolls, Bihar assembly polls
BJP chief JP Nadda has been lashing out at Congress and the Nehru-Gandhi family, dubbing them pro-China, even as the Congress has been demanding that the BJP government come clean on the situation on the border and the hand-to-hand combat with the Chinese army on the night of June 15 that left 20 Indian soldiers, including a colonel, dead.