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US Presidential elections: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney


White House rivals Barack Obama and Mitt Romney grabbed early wins Tuesday in states traditionally loyal to their parties but swing states Virginia, Florida and Ohio were too close to call.

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Congress looks at Dec '13 polls

Congress strategists believe an early general election will suit it better politically, with a divided Opposition failing to emerge as an alternative on an all-India level.

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US poll can't be postponed, despite Sandy havoc


Next Tuesday's US presidential election apparently cannot be postponed despite the havoc caused by Hurricane Sandy that has flooded towns and cities up and down US East Coast and left millions without

Modi sends SOS to RSS


Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi seems to be in desperate need of the RSS' help.

In the middle of his campaign, Modi sought an appointment with the RSS top brass, including chief Mohan Bhagwat, o

No differences within BJP on issue of PM candidate: Chouhan


Influential BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said the party would announce its prime ministerial candidate at an appropriate time as he ruled out any differences

Draft roll for 2014 LS polls released


Chennai Corporation commissioner and district election officer D. Karthikeyan on Monday released the draft electoral roll at the Ripon buildings for all the sixteen assembly constituencies here.


Venezuela’s Chavez holds 10-point lead over rival


President Hugo Chavez has a 10-point lead over challenger Henrique Capriles ahead of Venezuela's October 7 presidential vote but a potentially decisive number of voters are undecided, a poll showed Tuesday.

Birthday boy Modi says Rahul an international leader, can contest in Italy too


Taunted by Congress that Rahul Gandhi had a national stature while he was a state leader, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a swipe at the party, saying the young leader was an 'international leader' who can also contest elections in Italy.

Mulayam eyes 2014 polls, says Congress has no future


Underscoring his national political ambitions prior to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the Congress, saying the ruling party's reputation has diminished for it is riddled with scams and it was high time for his party to take charge.

Obama widens lead over Romney despite jobs data: Poll


President Barack Obama, picking up support following the Democratic National Convention, widened his narrow lead over Republican U.S. presidential challenger Mitt Romney in a new Reuters/Ipsos poll re

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