#Elections

2 hours ago.Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Kanyakumari on Monday. (PTI Photo)

  • Tamil Nadu should show the way to India in keeping away the forces that are inimical to language: Rahul Gandhi
  • The Congress leader is in on a three-day tour of poll-bound Tamil Nadu
  • Tamil Nadu will go to polls in a single phase elections on April 6

2 days ago.Columbus, OH, USA
Former US President Donald Trump is the only President who was impeached by the House of Representatives twice (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Max Miller was Trump's deputy campaign manager for the 2020 elections
  • Miller got "complete and total" support of the former US President
  • A total of 10 Republican Representatives voted to impeach Trump

2 days ago.Georgia, USA
Georgia has traditionally been a Republican supporting state. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@RepMTG)

  • McCormack is the only Democrat candidate to launch her campaign publicly 
  • Republican Marjorie Greene won 75% of the vote in Georgia in 2020
  • Democrats expected to face a huge task of overturning the 2022 election

20 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Congress faces the molecular problem of attracting funding for their party.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@RahulGandhi)

  • The party has governments in just six states
  • Majority of corporate donations are unsurprisingly directed towards the political party in power, BJP
  •  Financial stability and backup are among the key issues that are discussed at top Congress party meetings

20 Feburary
The Congress is eyeing UP panchayat elections which are scheduled to be held in April this year before the state goes to polls in 2021. (Photo credit: Instagram/@priyankagandhivadra)

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been holding large gatherings of farmers in Uttar Pradesh
  • The Congress General Secretary held a kisan mahapanchayat in Saharanpur a few days ago, and in Bijnor last week
  • Results of the upcoming Panchayat elections will be a big test for Congress and the Samajwadi Party

15 Feburary.Haiti
Scene of protest in Haiti.(Photo credit:AFP)

  • The protests were mostly peaceful, apart from a few clashes between some demonstrators and police
  • The dispute stems from President Moise's original election
  • The issue has led to weeks of violent protests on the streets of the poor Caribbean country

8 Feburary.Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India
Sasikala tested positive for COVID-19 while she was in judicial custody(Photo Credit: @sasikala twitter)

  • Sasikala was in Parapana Agrahara central prison since February 2017 and was released in January 27, 2021
  • A festive atmosphere gripped the towns in the border district of Krishnagiri
  • Sasikala offered floral tributes to a portrait of Jayalalithaa

6 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The voting and counting is done by hand and not by machines in Myanmar (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Smartmatic and Dominion, US based election technology companies, had no involvement in the Myanmar elections
  • Election monitors in Myanmar had praised the integrity of the polls
  • American social media users have adapted the false election fraud claims in the US to the situation in Myanmar

17 January.Palestine
Israel bans all Palestinian Authority activity in east Jerusalem. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • "This is a welcome development," said an EU spokesman
  • There was no indication Israel would allow a Palestinian vote within east Jerusalem
  • The 2005 Palestinian presidential vote saw Abbas elected with 62% support to replace the late Yasser Arafat

16 January.Kampala, Uganda
Museveni has ruled Uganda without pause since seizing control in 1986. (Photo credit: Twitter/@KagutaMuseveni)

  • Yoweri Museveni is accused of crushing the opposition and media in recent years
  • Museveni won with 58.6 percent of votes, seeing off a stiff battle from the former ragga singer Bobi Wine
  • Bobi Wine was among the 10 opposition candidates and came second with 34.8 percent of the votes