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US elections

AA Edit | Can indicted Trump win WH?

The former Presidentis the clear frontrunner for the Republican nomination to the 2024 presidential election.

04 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Thousands rally behind Trump, believing he won the race he lost

A week after Democrat Joe Biden was declared the winner of the election, demonstrations in support of Trump took place in other cities

15 Nov 2020 11:34 AM

K.C. Singh | As US embrace deepens, watch for pitfalls ahead

Significantly, they were meeting just a week before Americans go to the polls to elect the President on November 3

29 Oct 2020 9:04 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Biden or Trump: Who’s win is better for India?

This time, too, it might be a mistake to go too much by appearances … or the experiences of other parties with different perspectives

28 Oct 2020 9:27 AM

Trump's defender: Pence's campaign role grows at key moment

With Trump hospitalized with COVID-19, his ever-loyal No. 2 will play an increasingly prominent role in the weeks ahead

05 Oct 2020 12:57 PM


How Justice Ginsburg's death could reshape the US presidential campaign

Democrats and Republicans were largely unified in praising Ginsburg as a leading legal thinker and advocate for women’s rights

19 Sep 2020 2:03 PM

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

If elected Harris would be the first ever women and the first ever Indian-American and African vice president of the country

12 Aug 2020 8:54 AM

No need to sit for talks with US: North Korea

North Korea thinks meeting with Trump would be nothing more than “a political tool” for Washington

04 Jul 2020 12:52 PM

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

The former vice president has effectively been his party’s leader since Bernie Sanders ended his campaign in April

06 Jun 2020 11:49 AM

‘Laughable,’ BJP rubbishes Congress criticism of Modi’s Trump ‘pitch’

The Congress critiqued Modi’s speech as a virtual electoral campaign for US President Donald Trump.

24 Sep 2019 10:19 AM


Biden leads Trump in the race to the White House, suggests poll

The poll also indicates that Biden is the leading Democrat for the top job with 30 per cent support among Democratic primary voters.

25 Apr 2019 1:26 PM

Facebook's Sandberg cites need to do more after reports of Russia meddling

US intelligence agencies had earlier concluded that Russia interfered in the election to help US President Donald Trump.

19 Dec 2018 3:24 PM

Social media’s misinformation battle: No winners, so far

Facebook and other social platforms have been waging a fight against online misinformation and hate speech for two years.

04 Nov 2018 9:41 AM

Facebook caught in an election-security Catch-22

Facebook had 2.27 billion monthly users at the end of the quarter, below the 2.29 billion analysts were expecting..

01 Nov 2018 9:57 AM

US election integrity depends on security-challenged firms

The businesses also face no significant federal oversight and operate under a shroud of financial and operational secrecy.

30 Oct 2018 9:32 AM


Facebook, Twitter do not find Chinese meddling in 2018 US elections

US President Donald Trump last month accused China of seeking to meddle in Nov. 6 congressional elections.

25 Oct 2018 8:17 AM

Trump to order sanctions against countries that interfere in US polls

The move comes amidst increasing realisation in the US that the Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential elections.

12 Sep 2018 12:43 PM

Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia, Iran

Latest group of apparently fake accounts appeared more intent on influencing US foreign policy and regional politics in the Middle East.

22 Aug 2018 11:04 AM

US state officials demand better access to secrets about election cyber threats

Some election officials received top secret clearances since December 2016 to view classified material but a gap still exists.

17 Aug 2018 8:37 AM

Senators: Big task to quash foreign election meddling online

The hearing came one day after Facebook said it had uncovered new sophisticated efforts, possibly linked to Russia.

02 Aug 2018 8:55 AM