US Election Special

Post Date: November 5, 2020

In sharp contrast to a ‘Trump train’ trying to harass a Biden-Harris campaign bus in Texas before the election, these two Sikh Americans canvassed for their candidates but without the acrimony.

Post Date: November 5, 2020

A billboard offering good wishes in Tamil for Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, in Thulasendrapuram village, Tamil Nadu, where her maternal grandfather was born. The villagers also held a special ceremony at the local temple to wish Ms. Harris good luck on Election Day.

‘Samosa Caucus’ of Democratic Indian-American lawmakers wins big in US elections


In an impressive show, all the four Indian-American Democratic lawmakers — Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi — have been re-elected to the US House of Representatives. The Indian-American community has emerged as a force to reckon with for the first time in the history of the US presidential election. Both...

Protests and looting in Philly after police shoot Black man with knife

Post Date: October 28, 2020

Philadelphia: Protesters took to the streets and bands of looters broke into businesses for a second night Tuesday after officers in Philadelphia shot and killed a Black man who was holding a knife in an encounter that city officials say raises questions. One group marched peacefully for much of the night, chanting Walter Wallace Jr.'s name...

WSJ columnist blasted for calling Kamala dancing ‘embarrassing’


New York: Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan was vilified on social media for critical comments about Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris. In between analyzing the second debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, Noonan pointed to Senator Harris’s “giddy” nature on the campaign trail. She was critical of her behavior, writing she...

Melania slams Dems for politicizing pandemic in 1st rally


Washington: First Lady Melania Trump focused on the Covid-19 pandemic in her first solo campaign event of 2020 on Tuesday and blasted Democrats for politicizing the pandemic. Melania directly attacked Joe Biden, claiming: "Now he suggests that he could have done a better job. Well, the American people can look at Joe Biden's 36 years in Congress and...

Early voters abound in swing states

Post Date: October 28, 2020

New York: More than 64 million Americans have already voted — and about half of them are in the dozen or so contested states that will ultimately decide who wins the Electoral College and the election. An analysis by The New York Times showed that out of the total early votes cast by October 26, 31 million were in battleground states, and...

These pollsters claim Trump will win


Washington:  Trafalgar Group’s Robert Cahaly is an outlier among pollsters in that he thinks President Trump will carry Michigan, Pennsylvania, or both, and hence be reelected with roughly 280 electoral votes. Last week another pollster, Jim Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research, echoed some of Cahaly’s points about shy Trump voters being missed by pollsters. “There...