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World  /  Published 13.12.20

Court rejects bid to foil polls

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit by Texas that had asked the court to throw out the election results in four battleground states that President Trump lost in November, ending any prospec...
By Adam Liptak in Washington

World  /  Published 13.11.20

Harvard use of race in admissions upheld

A US appeals court on Thursday upheld Harvard University’s use of race in undergraduate admissions, rejecting a challenge by affirmative action opponents who said the Ivy League school’s p...
By Reuters in Boston

World  /  Published 05.11.20

White House celebration without a victory

In a freak incident, a ballot scanner in the US state of Iowa stopped working after getting moisture from voters applying hand sanitiser, leading to a disruption in polling, a media report said. ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 30.10.20

Democrats win over absentee ballots

In a pair of decisions welcomed by Democrats, the Supreme Court on Wednesday let election officials in two key battleground states, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, accept absentee ballots for several...
By Adam Liptak in Washington

World  /  Published 15.10.20

Judge: will not be a Trump pawn

Judge Amy Coney Barrett flatly refused on Tuesday to pledge that she would recuse herself if a dispute over the November 3 election came before the Supreme Court, insisting that despite her nomination...
By Nicholas Fandos in New York


World  /  Published 13.10.20

Trump SC pick hearing starts

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday opened its four-day confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett in what the panel’s chairman predicte...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 27.09.20

Conservative darling is Trump's pick

President Donald Trump has selected Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the favourite candidate of conservatives, to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and will try to force Senate confirmation before Election ...
By Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman in Washington

World  /  Published 25.09.20

Peaceful transition? We’ll see: Trump

Trump, who is moving quickly to nominate a successor to liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, said earlier on Wednesday he thinks the election “will end up in the Supreme Cour...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.20

Bare impunity: The emperors of nakedness

There is a pithy Gujarati word that keeps coming to mind while observing recent political events. That word is 'nagai'. Nagai (pronounced naa-gai) has, as its root, the Sanskrit...
By Ruchir Joshi

People  /  Published 12.05.19

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike

Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet on Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures.The f...
By AP in Milwaukee(US)


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