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Hundreds more candidates allowed to contest Iran election | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Hundreds more candidates allowed to contest Iran election | Reuters

DUBAI Iran's powerful election vetting body, the Guardian Council, decided on Saturday to allow hundreds more candidates to take part in a parliamentary election this month, in a move that rekindled the hopes of reformists and moderates. A power struggle between Iranian conservatives and reformists has intensified since the removal of international economic sanctions against Tehran following its nuclear deal with the West. Hardliners fear Iranian voters will now be more inclined to reward reformist candidates #India #Business #Technology #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Election
Struggling Republican Bush brings out the big gun - his mom | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Struggling Republican Bush brings out the big gun - his mom | Reuters

WASHINGTON Jeb Bush brought out his famous family four days before the crucial U.S. presidential primary in New Hampshire, tapping his mother on Friday to scold Republican front-runner Donald Trump over his use of profanity and treatment of women #United States #Business #Technology #Election #opinion
Sanders supporters banned from Tinder after campaigning on dating app | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Sanders supporters banned from Tinder after campaigning on dating app | Reuters

Stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tinder is getting some women banned from the online dating app after sending campaign messages to prospective matches. Two women - one from Iowa and the other from New Jersey - confirmed to Reuters on Friday that they received notices from Tinder in the previous 24 hours that their accounts were locked because they had been reported too many times for peppering men on the site with messages promoting Sanders' candidacy. #United States #Business #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Election
Donors to White House hopeful Jeb Bush urged not to switch to Rubio | Reuters

Feb 05, 2016

Donors to White House hopeful Jeb Bush urged not to switch to Rubio | Reuters

WASHINGTON Donors say Republican Jeb Bush's U.S. presidential campaign has not given them a green light to switch to rival establishment candidate Marco Rubio, whose strong third-place finish in this week's Iowa caucuses outshone the sixth-place Bush. #India #Business #Australia #Bush #markets #Latin America #Election
Special leave petition filed in Supreme Court against PM Modi for alleged poll code violation

Feb 04, 2016

Special leave petition filed in Supreme Court against PM Modi for alleged poll code violation

The plea said the BJP government did not investigate the FIRs lodged against then chief minister Narendra Modi in the matter. #Gujarat #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Gujarat High Court #Gujarat Police #Nishant Varma
Amit Shah urges BJP workers in Kerala to gear up for polls

Feb 04, 2016

Amit Shah urges BJP workers in Kerala to gear up for polls

Describing current political climate in Kerala as "very conducive" for BJP to come to power, party President Amit Shah urged cadres to make special efforts. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Kerala #NewsTracker #UDF #CPI(M) #Election #polls #Amit Shah
Campaign 'suspended': Rick Santorum ends bid for the White House, backs Marco Rubio

Feb 04, 2016

Campaign 'suspended': Rick Santorum ends bid for the White House, backs Marco Rubio

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum says he is ending his bid for the White House and will support Republican candidate Marco Rubio #Donald Trump #NewsTracker #Rick Santorum #Jeb Bush #Ted Cruz #Marco Rubio #2016 US Presidential election
Republican campaign for White House turns nastier as field narrows | Reuters

Feb 04, 2016

Republican campaign for White House turns nastier as field narrows | Reuters

HENNIKER, N.H. Campaigning for the Republican nomination at November's U.S. presidential election took a nasty turn on Wednesday with billionaire businessman Donald Trump accusing rival Ted Cruz of fraud as the field of candidates narrowed ahead of next week's New Hampshire primary. #United States #Business #Technology #United Kingdom #Election #article