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The Absence of Election Observers in Election in Trinidad and Tobago

(Dr. Kumar Mahabir drafted this letter to address the issue of absence of election observers in the election in Trinidad and Tobago) August 5, 2020  The...

PM Modi Tweets About Rafale Aircraft Landing on Indian Soil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a video of the first set of Rafale aircraft landing on Indian soil with a Sanskrit phrase where he...

Reach Of “Fake News” During Elections May Not Be as Extensive as Feared, Says Research

The reach of the so called "fake news" websites during elections may not be as widespread as commonly feared as researchers have found that...

We Got Trump Elected, Shouldn’t Stop Him in 2020; Says Facebook Executive

Facebook Vice President Andrew 'Boz' Bosworth has claimed that it was the social networking giant that got Donald Trump elected as the US President...

Election Results Demand One Course, Hindu Rashtra Another

BY SAEED NAQVI After the Maharashtra, Haryana elections, when I reverted to friends and acquaintances, my personal pool for an opinion survey, a majority heaved...

WhatsApp Favourite Tool for Right-wing to Influence Voters, Find Researchers

In a significant find, researchers have discovered that right-wing users are more effective in using Facebook-owned WhatsApp to spread news, disinformation and opinions during...

Taiwan President Announced Re- election after she Spoke Against China’s President Suggestion

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen announced her re-election bid this week following a bump in public polling that came after she spoke out against Chinese...

Thailand’s Election Date Set For Late March, Fiver Years After The Coup

Nearly five years after the military stormed to power in yet another coup, Thailand has finally announced an official election date scheduled for late...

Calm Settles Over Congo After Election Result

Congo's capital was calm Sunday with residents attending church after the Constitutional Court confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi. It was not...

Felix Tshisekedi Gets Declared As The President Of Congo

Congo’s Constitutional Court early Sunday declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Martin Fayulu, who had...

Media Coverage During Bangladesh’s Election Disappoints People

In the wake of Bangladesh's recent general election, opposition coalition and pro-democracy activists expressed disappointment with alleged episodes of vote manipulation going largely unreported...

As The Election Nears, India’s Opposition Promises Several Economic Steps

India's main opposition Congress Party will simplify the goods and services tax (GST) and make "rational economic decisions" to attract foreign investment if voted...

Congo’s President Challenges Election Result In High Court

Congolese presidential candidate Martin Fayulu plans to demand a recount of election results that showed him losing to fellow opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi. Speaking Friday...

Congo’s Presidential Election’s Result Spark Protests, Anger

Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sparked surprise and outrage by naming opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of the nation's...

Delayed Afghan Poll Scheduled For July 20

Electoral authorities in Afghanistan have delayed by three months next year’s presidential election and it will now be held on July 20. The head of...

USA Finally Votes On Tuesday To Render Decision On Trump

A sharply divided U.S. electorate is voting Tuesday to elect a new Congress and to render a midterm verdict on President Donald Trump. The...

‘White Genocide Conspiracy Theory’ a Mistake: Facebook

Social networking giant Facebook has apologised after letting an ad campaign target its users interested in "White genocide conspiracy theory". News site The Intercept had...

Facebook Set up a War Room to Fight Election Interference

In line with its efforts to prevent misuse of its platform during elections, Facebook has set up a War Room to reduce the spread of potentially...

Democrats Gain Fundraising Advantage In The US Midterm Elections

In the battle for Congress, Democrats are winning the money game. But will it be enough for them to overtake Republicans? In what is shaping...

Election Integrity Forces Twitter to Delay Account Verification Process

Looming elections in Pakistan, the US, Brazil and India have forced Twitter to shelve its public account verification programme as the micro-blogging platform is...

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