Tuesday, January 25, 2022

US presidential election

Putin congratulates Biden, says ready for ‘collaboration’

The Russian president was one of the last remaining leaders of major world countries to have held back on congratulating Biden.

Biden lashes out at Trump after election win confirmed

"It's time to turn the page." "I'm convinced we can work together for the good of the nation," he said.

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

Trump and his allies have brought at least 50 legal cases trying to overturn the results in the swing states Biden won — mainly Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Trump suffers another jolt as US court rejects Pennsylvania lawsuit

The President has said that he would leave the White House if the Electoral College declares Biden as the winner, but made clear he is not prepared to "concede" the election.

Facebook tweaked News Feed to show more mainstream news: Report

The social network reportedly tweaked how much weight the News Feed gives to its internal "news ecosystem quality" metric.

Kamala Harris says no tax increase for annual income below USD 400,000

Harris, 56, is set to make history becoming the first woman - and the first woman of colour - to occupy the office.

Sensex, Nifty soar to lifetime highs

After touching its lifetime intra-day peak of 42,645.33, the 30-share BSE index ended 704.37 points or 1.68 per cent higher at 42,597.43

IT sector hopes Biden will provide level playing field

Expects new US President-elect to be in favour of liberal immigration policies like H-1B and L-1 visas

India Inc looks forward to enhanced Indo-US ties as Biden wins

CII President Uday Kotak said, "with rising trade and investment ties between the two countries, the health of our economies are inextricably linked and we must work together during this critical time

Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump, becomes America’s President-elect

After four full days of waiting patiently for the slow march of vote counting to work itself out, Democratic presidential candidate Joseph R Biden, 77, pulled off one of the great political turnarounds in America

2020 US presidential election generated highest voter turnout rate in 120 years

The November 3 election saw a record voter turnout of 66.9 per cent, which is the highest turnout rate since 1900. The 1900 election had recorded 73.7 per cent voter turnout.

Rupee zooms 44 paise to 73.92 against US dollar in early trade

Reliance Securities in a report said that the uptick in the rupee was supported by foreign portfolio flows.

Trump says will go to Supreme Court to dispute election count

"We did win this election," Trump said in an extraordinary speech from the ceremonial East Room of the White House.

Joe Biden says he’s on track to ‘win this election’

When last reports came in Biden had received 237 electoral college votes as against 213 of incumbent President Donald Trump of the Republican Party.

Trump holds off Biden blue wave in nail-biting US election

With a record more than 100 million Americans having voted ahead of Election Day due to the Covid-19 pandemic, definitive final results could easily take hours or even days to be tabulated.

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