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Could Trump Prove The Pollsters Wrong?

Oct 27, 2020 Percival Billimoria

Many thinking Americans who would not care to admit that they will vote Trump but will do so nevertheless.

US Presidential Elections: 58.6 Million Ballots Cast As Part Of Early Voting

Oct 26, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

The opening of early voting booths in Florida, Texas and elsewhere has led to the Democrats dominating the ballots, but Republicans are slowly narrowing the gap.

‘If Trump Is Still Covid-19 Positive, We Shouldn’t Have A Debate,’ Says Joe Biden

The first of the three presidential debates between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and US President Donald Trump was held on September 29. The second debate is scheduled to be held on October 15 in Miami.

In Debate, A Last Chance For Donald Trump To Define Opponent Joe Biden

Sep 29, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Though Donald Trump may still be the most visible and visceral force in the White House contest, he has repeatedly struggled to control the contours of the campaign against Democrat Joe Biden.

Survey Finds Trump’s Popularity Increasing Among Indian-American Voters

Trump’s popularity among Indian-American voters has increased from 16% in 2016 to 28% in 2020. However, 66% of Indian-Americans still favour Biden over Trump, while 6% are undecided.

10 December, 2019

Obstruction, Abuse Of Power Charges Unveiled In Trump's Impeachment


The charges, if approved by the House of Representatives in a vote expected next week, would make Trump only the third US president to be impeached and placed on trial in the Senate.

02 December, 2019

Donald Trump Will Not Participate In Impeachment Hearing: US President's Lawyer


The US President's counsel complains there is a lack of 'fair process'.

21 November, 2019

Quid Pro Quo With Ukraine Did Take Place: US Envoy To EU Tells Trump's Impeachment Inquiry

Outlook Web Bureau

The 'quid pro quo' involved Ukraine announcing an investigation into Joe Biden in exchange for a White House visit for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the ambassador said.

05 June, 2019

Pramila Jayapal First Indian-American Woman To Preside Over US House Of Representatives

Outlook Web Bureau

The 116th Congress broke records with women and lawmakers crossing racial and religious barriers, including an all-time high for Asian American lawmakers.

12 February, 2019

US Parties Reach An Agreement To Avert Another Government Shutdown: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

Lawmakers said the deal had been struck in a closed-door meeting in Washington on Monday.

29 January, 2019

US President Donald Trump Agrees To Deliver State Of The Union On Feb 5

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and has agreed to deliver the State of the Union address on February 5 as the US government has now fully reopened.


18 January, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard Apologises For Past Statement Critical Of LGBTQ Community

Outlook Web Bureau

I will continue to fight for LGBTQ+ people, whether they're in school or serving in uniform, trying to get healthcare, taking care of their family, or looking for a home, says Tulsi Gabbard.

12 January, 2019

US Govt Shutdown Enters 22nd Day, Longest In The Country's History

Outlook Web Bureau

The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a record 22nd day on Saturday.

07 November, 2018

US Midterm Elections: Contests In High-Profile Races Remain Tight

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump, who will complete his second year in the White House in January 2019, has campaigned non-stop in the midterm elections.

29 October, 2018

House Democrats Promise To Prioritise LGBTQ Rights Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

House Democrats are promising to prioritize anti-discrimination legislation next year that would establish widespread equal rights protection for LGBTQ individuals.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz