Month: March 2019

Erdogan party leads in local elections seen as test for him

ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party is leading in Sunday’s municipal elections that he has depicted as a fight for Turkey’s survival, and which are seen as a crucial test of the strongman’s own support amid a sharp economic downturn. State broadcaster TRT says Erdogan’s […]

Promise of handouts by Congress could dent Modi’s momentum

NEW DELHI – The main opposition Congress party’s promise to give sizable cash handouts to India’s poorest families if voted to power could re-energise its campaign to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the general election starting in two weeks. Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has held […]

Eliminate the menace of terrorism, tackle climate change, remove social inequalities, alleviate poverty to build a peaceful, harmonious and happy nation: Vice President

Demand the progress & performance reports from candidates and the parties; Elect candidates with 4C’s : Character, Caliber, Capacity & Conduct;  Honorary Doctorate by University for Peace is a global acknowledgement of Indian values of peace and harmony; Addresses the felicitation ceremony organized by friends and well wishers; […]

Ulema appeals no longer impact Muslim voters: Professor

New Delhi, Mar 31: There was a time when political parties waited for the Ulema (religious leaders) to support them and fetch the Muslim votes during an election, but in the last couple of years, influence of these appeals have reduced, according to a professor. Hilal Ahmed, associate professor […]

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