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Stop-start Afghan vote audit gets green light, but troubles remain

Aug 01, 2014

Stop-start Afghan vote audit gets green light, but troubles remain

KABUL (Reuters) - The mammoth task of auditing eight million votes cast in the second round of Afghanistan's presidential election will restart on Saturday, the electoral commission said on Thursday, but disputes still hang over the process. Allegations of mass fraud have cast doubt over the outcome of the vote that aims to transfer power democratically for the first time in Afghan history before most foreign troops pull out at the end of the year #China #Business #Elections #Afghanistan #markets #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
No ekla chalo, its back to alliances for the Congress

Jul 31, 2014

No ekla chalo, its back to alliances for the Congress

The first such indication became obvious at Congress presidents Iftar party last Sunday. RJD Chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U) President Sharad Yadav were seen sharing the same table with Sonia Gandhi. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Shiv Sena #bIhar #Lalu Prasad Yadav #Maharashtra #NCP #Sharad Yadav #RJD #Assembly Elections #JD(U) #Iftar party
Stay connected with your voters, BJP president Amit Shah tells party MPs

Jul 31, 2014

Stay connected with your voters, BJP president Amit Shah tells party MPs

New BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday warned party MPs against any disconnect with voters and asked them to remain connected ahead of the forthcoming Assembly elections in four states and bypolls in some other states. #Politics #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #Assembly polls #Amit Shah #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Obama to Republicans Stop just hatin all the time

Jul 31, 2014

Obama to Republicans Stop just hatin all the time

KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans for confounding his agenda to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to "stop just hatin' all the time." Republicans in the House of Representatives are expected to vote on Wednesday to sue Obama on grounds that he overstepped his authority while implementing the Affordable Care Act, his signature health care law commonly called Obamacare. #United States #China #Elections #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Latin America #House #opinion
Delhi BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi says no MLA wants another election

Jul 30, 2014

Delhi BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi says no MLA wants another election

Even though Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay had a few days ago said that the party is all set to contest and win the Delhi elections, it seems that none of the MLAs are happy with contesting another elections in the capital. #Congress #PoliticalPlay #Delhi BJP #AAP #Delhi assembly elections #Satish Upadhyay #Jagdish Mukhi

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Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

May 17, 2014

Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

More interestingly, the 55 or so seats that the allies bring to the National Democratic Alliance give Modi leverage inside the BJP. He can afford to alienate or push away those elements inimical to him or his policies. #HowThisWorks #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #parliament #policies #Lok Sabha Election Results 2014

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Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

Jul 30, 2014

NBA players union elects female executive director

NBPA elects Michele Roberts, making her 1st woman to lead a male sports union in North Americ... #North America #National Basketball Association
Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

Aug 01, 2014

Sizing Up Senator Thad Cochran Alongside Tomatoes, Pies and Cows

Mississippi voters came to hear Mr. Cochran give his stump speech at the Neshoba County Fair, a 125-year-old tradition that signifies the beginning of the general election season... #Mississippi #Tea Party movement
Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

Jul 30, 2014

NBA Players Elect First Female Director And Learn From NFL's Ray Rice Decisions

Why a female former public defender is picked by both a top law firm and now the NBA's players association has a lot to do with making better decisions than the NFL and ESPN made regarding the Ray Rice controversy... #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Football League #Ray Rice