US Election Special

Trump stands for America, prosperity and freedom


Exclusive to The SATimes By Christopher Hyland Deputy Political Director for Ethnic Constituencies - 1992 Clinton for President Campaign   President Trump leads America to social, international and economic achievement exemplified by: Federal prison reform resulting in thousands being released from Biden supported draconian Clinton era laws; Middle East and Kosovo/Serb Peace; and the highest levels of employment, pre Covid-19, in...

Last bastion of democracy – and decency strikes back


In the next couple of days, America’s great experiment of democracy is at risk of failing. In 1776, disgusted with monarchy and fearful that the US would succumb to tyranny, our Founding Fathers set up a three-branch system of government. Today it faces its greatest challenge, the stress of which is shredding the very...

What If? Three possible outcomes of Election 2020


By Nawaz Merchant Days to go before the November 3 election, tensions are high. Counselors report record levels of anxiety from seniors suffering loneliness and financial worry; from working people of whom twelve million have lost jobs; students missing social connection; many blacks feel their very existence threatened; youth concerned about climate change, unable to...

Kamala’s niece angers Hindus and irks Dems for showing her as Durga


By Surekha Vijh Washington DC: Hindu groups are seeking an apology from Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris’s niece, Meena Harris, for tweeting an image showing Harris as Goddess Durga. The image showed the Senator with a trident slaying President Trump depicted as buffalo-demon Mahishasura, and Joe Biden as lion, Durga’s vahana. "Your tweeting a caricature of the feminine divine, Maa Durga, with...

Trump or Biden? Indian Americans make their case

Post Date: October 26, 2020

By Ajay Ghosh New York: The Indo-American Press Club (IAPC) organized a Presidential Election Debate as part of  its 7th annual International Media Conference on October 18. The debate had participation by prominent politicians, academics, physicians, and community leaders. Broadcast on several social media platforms, it was attended live by hundreds of IAPC members, supporters, and well-wishers...

Electoral College for Dummies


While most people in America know about the Electoral College, many still wonder if the practice of the Electoral College votes to decide who is President is entirely fair or just. The Electoral College is a body of electors established by the US Constitution. It is formed every four years for the one and only purpose...

TRUMP’S LIGHTNING ROD IN THE 2020 ELECTIONS


By Shivaji Sengupta What's past is the prologue..... William Shakespeare, The Tempest By the time you read this, there will be 5 days or less until November 3. This election could be the most momentous of our generation. You might say that you've heard this statement before. Every presidential election is important; but on this depend our very lives. Over...

IAPC’s 7th media conference focused on Covid and US Election


by Dr. Mathew Joys & Parveen Chopra New York: Virtual need not be vacuous. The Indo-American Press Club (IAPC),  the largest organization of Indian-origin journalists in North America, amply demonstrated this with its hugely successful 7th International Media Conference (IMC) last weekend held virtually to ensure safety for all involved.  With participation by eminent people and media professionals,...

Trump or Biden, who should be our President?


By Nagendra Rao There is a tale arising out of Mahabharata’s many versions. Both Yudhistra and Duryodhana go around the world searching for the perfect unblemished man. Duryodhana could not find one person who is perfectly good, and Yudhistra could not find one who is totally bad. This tale, authentic or not, is emblematic of the situation...