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US condemns killing of Afghan independent election watchdog Yousuf Rasheed – world news

The US Department of State Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs on Wednesday condemned the “barbaric and senseless assassination” of Yousuf Rasheed, CEO of the Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA). “We join the Afghan people in condemning this barbaric and senseless assassination of Yousuf Rasheed, who was a tireless advocate for democracy. We offer our heartfelt ...

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‘Befitting reply to Mehbooba Mufti’: Anurag Thakur’s jibe after Jammu and Kashmir DDC election results – india news

With Gupkar Alliance getting a clear majority in many of the districts in Jammu and Kashmir District Development Council election and the BJP emerging as the single largest party, both the alliance of the regional parties of J&K and the BJP attempted to project the verdict in their favour. BJP’s DDC polls in-charge Anurag Thakur said the election results are ...

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Jammu and Kashmir DDC Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates: Counting of votes underway; Gupkar alliance leading in early trends – india news

The counting of votes for 280 seats of Jammu and Kashmir District Development Councils (DDCs) in 20 districts started at 9am on Tuesday. This is the first time that elections were conducted for the DDC in the Union territory as the DDCs were introduced after the abrogation of the special status accorded to J-K under Article 370 on August 5, ...

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Karnataka local body election 2020: 3,019 gram panchayats go to polls in first phase – india news

Polling began in the first phase of the two-phased Karnataka local body elections in 3,019 gram panchayats on Tuesday. More than 50% of villages in the state will exercise their franchise in 23,706 booths in this phase amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Voting will be held between 7am to 5pm. Even though chief minister BS Yediyurappa-led BJP state government wanted to ...

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Joe Biden to take oath outside Capitol amid Covid-19 restrictions – us presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take their oaths of office outside the US Capitol building as inauguration planners seek to craft an event that captures the traditional grandeur of the historic ceremony while complying with Covid-19 protocols. Biden’s team released some broad details for the January 20 event on Tuesday. They’re proceeding with the plans without ...

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Joe Biden captures electoral votes from all states Donald Trump contested – us presidential election

Electoral College members in all six battleground states where President Donald Trump most fiercely contested the results cast their ballots for Democrat Joe Biden on Monday, effectively cutting off the president’s path to overturning the election. The vote marks the watershed moment some Republican lawmakers have said would signal the end of their support for attempts to overturn the Nov. ...

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US Election 2020: What happens when the electoral college meets – world news

More than one month after voters cast their ballots in the US presidential election, the electoral college meets on December 14 to cast their ballots. The US constitution gives the electors the power to choose the president and when all the votes are counted, president-elect Joe Biden is expected to have 306 electoral votes, more than the 270 needed to ...

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No rule flouted in election to RS from Gujarat: Jaishankar to SC – india news

External affairs minister S Jaishankar has in the Supreme Court defended his election to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat last year, stating that the procedure of voting adopted by the election commission did not flout any law or constitutional provision. Submitting his affidavit in response to a petition by defeated Congress party candidate Gaurav Hemantbhai Pandya, the minister accused Pandya ...

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Joe Biden clinches electoral college win as California certifies – us presidential election

Joe Biden now officially has more than the 270 Electoral College votes he needs to claim the presidency after California certified its election results on Friday evening. Secretary of State Alex Padilla approved the results, according to his office, which Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom will use to prepare the Certificate of Ascertainment appointing the state’s 55 electors for Biden. All ...

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Trump campaign spent over $2 million on election lawyers – world news

US President Donald Trump’s campaign paid nearly $9 million in its so-far unsuccessful bid to overturn the results of the presidential election, including nearly $2.3 million to lawyers and consultants who helped bring a series of longshot court cases. Jenna Ellis, 36, the attorney who has been one of the most prominent faces of the Trump legal and public relations ...

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