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Are Iowa Caucus Results Disaster for Hillary Clinton?

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Are Iowa Caucus Results Disaster for Hillary Clinton?

The Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus released a statement Monday on the Iowa caucus results. “Tonight was nothing short of an unmitigated disaster for Hillary Clinton and the Democrat Party. The Democrat establishment wanted a coronation for Clinton but is now facing the very real prospect that a self-proclaimed socialist could be their [...]

UN Sets Date to Begin Intra-Syrian Peace Talks

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UN Sets Date to Begin Intra-Syrian Peace Talks

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria has set 25 January 2016 as the target date to begin talks between the parties aimed at ending the five-year-old conflict, it was announced Saturday. The announcement, issued in Geneva, where the talks are also expected to take place, comes just over a week after the Security Council [...]

Central African Republic Polls Delayed

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Central African Republic Polls Delayed

The presidential and legislative elections that had been scheduled to take place this Sunday in the Central African Republic (CAR) will now be held on 30 December 2015, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country has reported. The new date for the polls was announced by the national electoral authorities, who stated that more [...]

GOP Pledges to Take Back the White House

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GOP Pledges to Take Back the White House

The Republican party (GOP) has launched an online petition on its website. The party is urging Americans to sign the petition that pledges to take back the White House from President Barack Obama of the Democratic party. “For over six years, President Obama has shown us what top-down liberal policies look like: lost jobs, soaring [...]

Hillary Down, Trump Up in the U.S. Election Race

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Hillary Down, Trump Up in the U.S. Election Race

A new national poll of America’s 18- to 29- year-olds by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP), at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, finds Donald Trump (22%) and Ben Carson (20%) locked in a dead-heat as young Republicans’ first choice in their party’s presidential primary. Young Democrats are giving the edge to Bernie Sanders [...]

Myanmar Begins the Process of Forming Next Government

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Myanmar Begins the Process of Forming Next Government

Welcoming this past weekend’s elections as “a significant achievement in Myanmar’s democratic transition,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday extended congratulations to the National League for Democracy (NLD) and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for their landmark performance at the polls and to the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) for its dignified acceptance of [...]

Myanmar Elections: UN Chief Concerned About Hate Speech

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Myanmar Elections: UN Chief Concerned About Hate Speech

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep concern Sunday at the continuous resort to hate speech, provocation of communal hostilities and the abuse of religion for political purposes, incited by “extreme element among the majority community in Myanmar”. “With the approaching elections on 8 November, he urges all concerned in Myanmar to eschew any [...]

BJP Afraid of Losing Elections in Bihar: Congress

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BJP Afraid of Losing Elections in Bihar: Congress

By Rakesh Raman Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad said Monday that ground reports and media reports indicate that the Congress, RJD, and JD(U) alliance in Bihar has performed well in the first two phase of elections. “BJP is afraid now of losing elections, that is why they are now trying to scare the voters for the [...]

GOP Ad Campaign Targets Hillary and Bernie

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GOP Ad Campaign Targets Hillary and Bernie

The Republican National Committee (RNC) released Monday a new TV ad entitled “Not Telling Us The Truth…Again.” According to RNC, the ad highlights Hillary Clinton’s growing email scandal of her own creation and subsequent drop in the polls. The paid ad is part of the RNC’s larger response effort to the first Democrat Presidential Primary [...]

U.S. Election: Bernie Sanders Calls for Political Revolution

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U.S. Election: Bernie Sanders Calls for Political Revolution

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday was greeted by more than 20,000 supporters at a rally inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and 4,000 more in an overflow area outside, according to a statement issued by Sanders. “Boston, thank you. What a huge crowd,” Sanders said when he took the stage. “We are running [...]

Modi Cheated, Defeat BJP in Bihar: Ram Jethmalani

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Modi Cheated, Defeat BJP in Bihar: Ram Jethmalani

Irked by BJP’s lackluster response on the issue of black money, Ram Jethmalani exhorted the voters of Bihar to defeat Modi’s BJP in the upcoming state election. By Rakesh Raman Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani said Sunday “he had become a victim of fraud by playing into the hands of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi [...]

Emails Scandal – Is Hillary Clinton Telling the Truth?

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Emails Scandal – Is Hillary Clinton Telling the Truth?

Although initial polls suggested that it will be a cakewalk for Hillary in the upcoming election, Bernie Sanders’ speeches hitting at the American rich, are helping him muster tremendous middle-class support in his favor. By Rakesh Raman The email controversy must be getting under the skin of the Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as the [...]

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