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Amid Massive Opposition, Senate Democrats Press Ahead On Voting Bill

Jun 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Democrats have made the elections bill a major focus, touting it as the best way to counteract voting restrictions that have advanced in Republican-controlled statehouses across the US

Mike Pence: I'll Never See Eye To Eye With Donald Trump Over What Happened On January 6

Jun 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

'You know, President Trump and I have spoken many times since we left office. And I don't know if we'll ever see eye to eye on that day,' Mike Pence said


Bill To Prohibit Funds To Buy Chinese Solar Panels Introduced In US

Senator Marco Rubio said that the CPC’s crimes should not be fuelled by American taxpayer dollars.

Facebook's Oversight Board To Decide On Trump's Ban, Policy On Political Leaders' Account Suspension

Jan 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Facebook's decision to suspend Trump’s access to post on Facebook and Instagram has driven intense global interest.


Lessons On Diplomacy For Modi Government As White House Turns Blue From Red

India will have to look closely at its human rights record as Democrats get to set to rule for the next four years in the US.

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09 January, 2021

'Will Speak To Trump Over Phone', Says Ramdas Athawale Condemning US Capitol Attack

Outlook Web Bureau

Athawale said he used to have a lot of respect for Trump but it dissipated after the latter insulted the public mandate.


07 January, 2021

Chaos, Violence As Mob Carrying Trump Flags Occupies Congress

Associated Press (AP)

Guns were drawn. A woman was shot and killed by police, and three others died in apparent medical emergencies. A Trump flag hung on the Capitol.


06 January, 2021

Senate Race: As Rev Raphael Warnock Secures Win, Georgia Gets Its First Black Senator

Associated Press (AP)

Democrat Rev Raphael Warnock is also the first Democrat to win the Senate race from Georgia in 20 years.


14 November, 2020

Presidential Election: Republicans Face Court Setbacks, Trump Law Firm Steps Down

Associated Press (AP)

The legal blows began when a federal appeals court rejected an effort to block about 9,300 mail-in ballots that arrived after Election Day in Pennsylvania.


08 November, 2020

World Leaders Congratulate Joe Biden On Presidential Win

Associated Press (AP)

Many leaders across the globe have termed the US election results as an opportunity to strengthen global democracy.


06 November, 2020

Conceding Election Not In Trump’s Plan As Biden Takes Lead: Report

PTI

Trump advisors giving him advice on both directions: fight or concede.


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04 November, 2020

Indian-American Democrat Sri Preston Kulkarni Loses Congressional Race In Texas

PTI

If elected, 41-year-old Louisiana-born Kulkarni would have become the first Asian-American ever to serve in the Texas congressional delegation.


27 October, 2020

Could Trump Prove The Pollsters Wrong?

Percival Billimoria

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


26 October, 2020

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

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.


07 October, 2020

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

PTI

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.


29 September, 2020

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

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.


16 September, 2020

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

PTI

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.


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28 July, 2020

Here's How Trump's Opposition To Voting By Mail Hurts The Republican Party

Associated Press (AP)

After months of hearing Trump denigrate mail-in balloting, Republicans in the critical battleground state now find themselves far behind Democrats in the perennial push to urge their voters to cast ballots remotely.


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.

PTI Photo

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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