#Poll

.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro had himself tested positive for coronavirus. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • According to the polls, 54% of Brazilians supported the impeachment
  • But 42% opposed the move
  • 51% of Brazilians said they disapproved of Jair Bolsonaro

(Photo credit: PTI)

  • Exit polls were first developed in 1960s in India
  • It was developed by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies to study voter attitude 
  • The first far-reaching media poll surveys started surfacing in the 1980s

.Texas, USA
American actor Matthew McConaughey is famous for his roles in 'Interstellar' and 'Dallas Buyers Club'. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@McConaughey)

  • Matthew is yet to formally announce his political plans
  • He could defeat Abbott in the 2022 elections, according to a University of Texas poll
  • 45% of people voted for McConaughey

.Agartala, Tripura, India
Crowd observed on the streets of Agartala as counting of votes started for Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council on Saturday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The newly-formed TIPRA swept the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) elections
  • TIPRA won 18 of the 28 seats that went to the polls
  • The BJP won nine seats and one seat was bagged by an independent candidate

.Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India
West Bengal elections are being conducted in eight phases ending on April 29. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that the CRPF is harassing voters in the state 
  • She added that the security forces were commanded by Home Minister Amit Shah to do so
  • She claimed at least 10 people have been killed in the state during the ongoing polls

.Guwahati, Assam, India
Elections to the 126 assembly constituencies in Assam will be held between March 27 and April 6. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Retired IAS officer Sudarshan Srinivasan was appointed as a special general observer
  • Former IPS officer Ashok Kumar was appointed as special police observer
  • Former IRS officer Neena Nigam will work as a special expenditure observer

US President Joe Biden is quite popular. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The poll was conducted by Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll
  • Biden holds a 61% approval rating in his innitial days in the White House
  • 31% of the Republicans said they approve of Biden’s handling of the presidency