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GHMC election results 2020: During the first round of counting, TRS takes lead in 31 wards – india news

As the first round of counting of votes got underway on Friday for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was leading in 31 wards, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 12 and Congress in one. All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM)’s Majid Hussain, meanwhile, registered first win in the elctions, from Mehdipatnam division. The ...

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BJP forms 117-member election management team for 2021 Bengal assembly polls – india news

With just around five months to go for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has formed a 117-member election management team. It is the biggest election machinery the party has ever put in place in the state. The team has been divided into 31 units, with each tackling a particular aspect of the party’s poll ...

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Georgia elections official urges Donald Trump to rein in supporters – us presidential election

A top Georgia elections official on Tuesday lashed out angrily at the rhetoric surrounding the election and the threats of violence that have resulted, specifically calling on President Donald Trump to rein in his supporters. Gabriel Sterling is a Republican who oversaw the implementation of the state’s new voting system. During a routine news conference at the state Capitol to ...

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Neera Tanden has shown bad judgment in the past, says Republican Nikki Haley – us presidential election

Republican politician Nikki Haley Tuesday said Neera Tanden’s nomination as the Director of Office of Management and Budget is “deeply concerning”, as she has shown “bad judgment” in the past. “Tanden has shown bad judgment in the past. She said that @realDonaldTrump is ‘part of conspiracy against US’ & has a track record of disparaging Rep Senators. There’s a saying ...

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Netanyahu rival Gantz threatens to end coalition, force election – world news

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief governing partner on Tuesday said he would vote in favour of a proposal to dissolve their troubled coalition, accusing the Israeli leader of repeatedly breaking his promises and pushing Israel closer to its fourth election in two years. The announcement by Defense Minister Benny Gantz that he would vote in favour of a preliminary ...

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Joe Biden expresses sense of urgency in advancing climate goals – us presidential election

Joe Biden has expressed a clear sense of urgency in advancing climate goals as the US President-elect discussed his decision to rejoin the historic Paris Agreement on his first day in office during a meeting on climate policy. In the virtual meeting with national security and climate policy staff on Monday, Biden reiterated his intention to ensure climate change is ...

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Joe Biden gets access to President’s Daily Brief: Report – us presidential election

Joe Biden on Monday got his first look as president-elect at the President’s Daily Brief, a top secret summary of US intelligence and world events — a document former first lady Michelle Obama has called “The Death, Destruction, and Horrible Things Book.” Biden has already had eyes on different iterations of the so-called PDB, which is tailored to the way ...

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Who is Neera Tanden? Joe Biden’s possible Indian-American pick for budget chief – us presidential election

Indian-American Neera Tanden may be chosen for the top position in the White House responsible for managing the administration’s budget as she is likely to be US President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, local media reports suggested. If the reports are confirmed by the United States Senate, the 50-year-old, who is currently ...

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Joe Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team – us presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director. Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman, will be his press secretary. Biden also plans to name Neera Tanden, the president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, a liberal ...

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Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election – us presidential election

Pennsylvania’s highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court’s order preventing the state from certifying dozens of contests on its Nov. 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the battleground state. The state Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, threw out the three-day-old order, saying the underlying ...

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