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More than 60 percent people believe China responded better to the Coronavirus pandemic than the US did
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More than 60 percent people believe China responded better to the Coronavirus pandemic than the US did

Only a third of the people surveyed, around the world, thought that the US had responded effectively to the pandemic.

In a democracy, the importance of voting with a view for collective benefit
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In a democracy, the importance of voting with a view for collective benefit

Elections are cooperative ventures and the rationality of participating in them depends on more than an individual-level cost-benefit analysis of the effort involved in each pull of a voting-machine lever or crossing of a ballot paper. An individual’s true interest in voting is inextricably intertwined with the interests of the polity as a whole.

Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'
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Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'

The Iowa Democratic Party will begin to release results from Monday’s caucuses at 5 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, the party chairman, Troy Price, told the Democratic presidential campaigns in a conference call.

Election Commission tells SC that political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal backgrounds
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Election Commission tells SC that political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal backgrounds

The Election Commission of India told the Supreme Court that its 2018 direction asking poll candidates to declare their criminal antecedents in electronic and print media has not helped curb criminalisation of politics.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu seeks immunity from corruption charges in a bid to delay trial till March elections
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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu seeks immunity from corruption charges in a bid to delay trial till March elections

Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted in November on charges of accepting bribes, fraud, and breach of trust

Akshay Kumar responds to Canadian citizenship row, reveals he's already applied for Indian passport
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Akshay Kumar responds to Canadian citizenship row, reveals he's already applied for Indian passport

Akshay Kumar on Friday said he is replacing his Canadian passport with an Indian one following a controversy over his citizenship.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected Sri Lankan president: Narendra Modi congratulates ex-defence secretary, says he looks forward to deepening 'fraternal ties'
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected Sri Lankan president: Narendra Modi congratulates ex-defence secretary, says he looks forward to deepening 'fraternal ties'

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defense official revered by Sri Lanka’s ethnic majority for his role in ending a bloody civil war but feared by minorities for his brutal approach, was declared victorious on Sunday in the nation’s presidential election

Electoral bonds worth Rs 6,128 crore sold since last year; Mumbai recorded highest sale of Rs 1,880 cr followed by Kolkata, Delhi
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Electoral bonds worth Rs 6,128 crore sold since last year; Mumbai recorded highest sale of Rs 1,880 cr followed by Kolkata, Delhi

According to the non-governmental organisation Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), electoral bonds worth Rs 277 crore have been sold since last year

State units welcome Supreme Court verdict; TNCA, CAB gear up for elections
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State units welcome Supreme Court verdict; TNCA, CAB gear up for elections

Various BCCI state units "welcomed" the Supreme Court directive on Friday, which allowed them to hold elections in their respective associations.

India Inked: History’s Biggest Election review — An important documentary overloaded with data
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India Inked: History’s Biggest Election review — An important documentary overloaded with data

India Inked: History’s Biggest Election is the record of an important milestone of the country’s history and a celebration of India’s passionate spirit of democracy.

Election advertisements featuring Benjamin Netanyahu, Narendra Modi, Donald Trump seen in Israel ahead of 17 September polls
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Election advertisements featuring Benjamin Netanyahu, Narendra Modi, Donald Trump seen in Israel ahead of 17 September polls

An election advertisement banner, featuring the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi standing with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, has been spotted in Israel

Akshay Kumar gets trolled for his Canadian citizenship after actor welcomes BMC on Twitter
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Akshay Kumar gets trolled for his Canadian citizenship after actor welcomes BMC on Twitter

Akshay Kumar had earlier said he doesn't understand the "unwarranted interest and negativity" about his citizenship as he works in the country and pays his taxes here

Cut money row: Mamata Banerjee's intemperate statements may jeopardise TMC's prospects in civic body, West Bengal Assembly polls
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Cut money row: Mamata Banerjee's intemperate statements may jeopardise TMC's prospects in civic body, West Bengal Assembly polls

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee continues to tie herself up in knots, with her latest indiscretion being the raging ‘cut money’ row, which she raised publicly on 18 June

In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul
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In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul

Voters in Istanbul returned to the polls Sunday for a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies lost control of Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years

Tamil Nadu government cancels Nadigar Sangam 2019 elections, scheduled for 23 June, over building row
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Tamil Nadu government cancels Nadigar Sangam 2019 elections, scheduled for 23 June, over building row

The Tamil Nadu government had to step in and cancel the Nadigar Sangam elections which had escalated into a smear campaign over a row for the Sangam's new building to be constructed in Chennai.

Virendra Kumar supervises oath-taking of newly elected MPs after taking charge as Pro tem Speaker of Lok Sabha
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Virendra Kumar supervises oath-taking of newly elected MPs after taking charge as Pro tem Speaker of Lok Sabha

Virendra Kumar sworn as the pro-tem speaker of Lok Sabha on Monday. Kumar will preside over the first sitting of the Lok Sabha and administer the oath-taking of the newly elected MPs. The first session of the newly constituted Lok Sabha will be held from 17 June to 26 July.

Delhi Congress leaders demand replacement of AICC chief PC Chako over heavy losses in Lok Sabha elections
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Delhi Congress leaders demand replacement of AICC chief PC Chako over heavy losses in Lok Sabha elections

A section of leaders in Delhi Congress have demanded replacement of AICC in-charge PC Chacko in the wake of Lok Sabha poll debacle

Regional outfits are weaker, but will survive
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Regional outfits are weaker, but will survive

Political entrepreneurs would continue to populate the landscape by forming new parties

Won and dusted, but Jagan has miles to go
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Won and dusted, but Jagan has miles to go

Reddy has a great opportunity to come good on his most crucial promise—emerging as a better leader than his father YSR Reddy. Long-term thinking and flexibility will be his path to success

Can Bengal’s Hindus forgive and forget?
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Can Bengal’s Hindus forgive and forget?

With the BJP winning 18 Lok Sabha seats, Muslims in the state would have few options if Mamata falters in the 2021 Assembly elections and saffron triumphs