Some research shows increasing political divides this year as a pandemic thrusts science into the election spotlight.
Without the specter of a liberal court to motivate conservative voters anymore, they may find themselves without the issue that played a crucial role in Trump’s unexpected victory four years ago and has fortified his political base throughout a tumultuous first term
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.
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'
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
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
Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted in November on charges of accepting bribes, fraud, and breach of trust
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'
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
According to the non-governmental organisation Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), electoral bonds worth Rs 277 crore have been sold since last year
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
A section of leaders in Delhi Congress have demanded replacement of AICC in-charge PC Chacko in the wake of Lok Sabha poll debacle