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UP Polls: PM Modi to address election rally in Hardoi

UP Polls: PM Modi to address election rally in Hardoi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi today. Prime Minister Modi yesterday slammed the ruling Samajwadi Party for its pre-poll alliance with Congress, likening it to a movie in which rivals befriend each other after the “interval”. Addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Kannauj, he said Samajwadi Party [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on UP Polls: PM Modi to address election rally in Hardoi

Donald Trump promises report on election hacking

Donald Trump promises report on election hacking

Donald Trump has promised to issue a report within 90 days on allegations of Russian hacking during the US presidential election campaign. In a series of tweets, the president-elect called the claims “made-up facts by sleazebag political operatives”. US intelligence agencies have accused Russia of interfering in the election by hacking party communications. They are [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Donald Trump promises report on election hacking

Gambia security forces ‘seize election commission HQ’

Gambia security forces ‘seize election commission HQ’

The Gambia’s security forces have taken over the headquarters of the electoral commission, its chairman says, as the country’s president refuses to accept his loss in recent elections. Alieu Momar Njai told the BBC that staff were barred from entering. President Yahya Jammeh initially conceded defeat to Adama Barrow in a recent poll, before changing [...]

December 13, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Gambia security forces ‘seize election commission HQ’

Gambia’s Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result

Gambia’s Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result

Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s authoritarian president of 22 years, has suffered a surprise defeat in presidential elections. He will be replaced by a property developer, Adama Barrow, who won more than 45% of the vote. Mr Jammeh, who came to power in a coup in 1994, has not yet spoken since the results were announced. [...]

December 2, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Gambia’s Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result

Anti-Trump protesters stage 2nd day of election demonstrations

Anti-Trump protesters stage 2nd day of election demonstrations

Demonstrators took to the streets across the country for a second day on Thursday to protest the Republican presidential election victory of real estate mogul Donald Trump, voicing fears that his triumph would strike a blow against civil rights. Beefing up protection for two of Trump’s marquee properties that have become protest rallying points, police [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Anti-Trump protesters stage 2nd day of election demonstrations

Common Core: Election Bellwether, and What Trump May Do in Education

Common Core: Election Bellwether, and What Trump May Do in Education

If you work in education policy, you maybe should have seen Donald Trump’s monumental upset coming. I didn’t, and I would guess most other wonks didn’t either. But we all saw populist frustration boil over with the federally coerced Common Core national curriculum standards. Average Americans rejected the Core over the paternalistic, “you just don’t [...]

November 9, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Common Core: Election Bellwether, and What Trump May Do in Education

S&P 500 wraps week with longest losing streak in 36 years as election nears

S&P 500 wraps week with longest losing streak in 36 years as election nears

– All three major U.S. stock indices completed the week Friday by posting losses, with the presidential election four days out. Losses on Wall Street are commonplace immediately prior to a U.S. presidential election, but Friday’s trading placed the S&P 500 in record territory. The bellwether index dropped just three points Friday (0.2 pct) to [...]

November 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on S&P 500 wraps week with longest losing streak in 36 years as election nears

‘Bots’ step up for 2016 election news coverage

‘Bots’ step up for 2016 election news coverage

If you’re reading about the US election, some of that news is likely to come to you from a “bot.” Automated systems known as “bots” or “robo-journalism” have been around for years, but they are playing a bigger role in coverage this year amid technology advances and stretched media resources. The New York Times, Washington [...]

November 5, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on ‘Bots’ step up for 2016 election news coverage

Election of candidates can be set aside if they lie about education: SC

Election of candidates can be set aside if they lie about education: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that voters had a fundamental right to know about the educational background of people contesting polls and that election of a candidate could be set aside for making false declaration on educational qualifications in the nomination paper. The ruling came when a bench of Justice AR Dave [...]

November 2, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Election of candidates can be set aside if they lie about education: SC

US election 2016: Clinton camp blasts FBI ‘double standards’

US election 2016: Clinton camp blasts FBI ‘double standards’

The Clinton campaign has blasted FBI Director James Comey for “blatant double standards” over the new inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s email use. The comments came after US media reports that Mr Comey had urged against publically accusing Russia of interfering in the US election, including alleged email hacking. Mr Comey’s concern about releasing the information [...]

November 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on US election 2016: Clinton camp blasts FBI ‘double standards’

US: Honolulu mayor race heads to runoff election

US: Honolulu mayor race heads to runoff election

A runoff election will decide Honolulu’s mayoral race after the incumbent and challenger did not garner the majority vote needed to win. Mayor Kirk Caldwell came in first place at 44.6 percent of the vote. Former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou took a close second with 43.7 percent of votes cast. The two candidates are headed for [...]

August 15, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on US: Honolulu mayor race heads to runoff election

Election Update: Clinton’s Bounce Appears Bigger Than Trump’s

Election Update: Clinton’s Bounce Appears Bigger Than Trump’s

Hillary Clinton’s post-convention lead over Donald Trump has continued to grow as more polls have come in, according to our models. Check our forecasts for the latest numbers. Initial polls conducted after the Democratic National Convention suggest that Hillary Clinton has received a convention bounce. In fact, it appears likely that Clinton’s bounce will exceed [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Election Update: Clinton’s Bounce Appears Bigger Than Trump’s