Democratic Party

Biden for President in 2020? 'Not sure' says the former Vice-President

Biden for President in 2020? 'Not sure' says the former Vice-President

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he is uncertain about a run for president in 2020, but indicated he's looking for fresh blood to lead the Democratic Party back to the White House.

Nov 13, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

Hillary Clinton warns Britain on potential trade deal with Donald Trump

Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cautioned Britain on Sunday over its push to secure a trade deal with U.S. President Donald Trump after it leaves the European Union.

Oct 15, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Japan's Shinzo Abe poised to call snap election

Japan's Shinzo Abe poised to call snap election

Voters in the world`s third-largest economy could go to the polls as soon as October 22, more than a year earlier than expected, as Abe seeks to take advantage of a political opposition in disarray.

Sep 25, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe mulling snap election as early as October: Media

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe mulling snap election as early as October: Media

No general election need be held until late 2018, and calling a snap poll could spark criticism that he was creating a political vacuum amid rising regional security tensions.

Sep 17, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Indian-American gets leadership position in Democratic party's task force on economy

This is unified effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a legislative agenda that will benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families, a statement has said.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

Japan's main opposition party chief steps down

The Japan-born Renho apologised at the time, but issues surrounding her former Taiwan status deriving from her father's origins on the island, a former Japanese colony, refused to go away.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Mongolia changes presidential runoff date to July 7

The three candidates in Monday's first-round poll fell well short of the absolute majority needed to secure the presidency, extending the drama of an election marked by corruption scandals.

 

Jun 29, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Italy's centre-right wins mayoral elections in blow to Matteo Renzi

Italy`s centre-right parties hammered their centre-left rivals in mayoral elections, official results showed on Monday.

Jun 26, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

Mongolians pick president after scandal-plagued campaign

From its sprawling steppes to its capital and even in yurts serving as polling stations, people began to vote in the landlocked country sandwiched between Russia and China that was once viewed as an oasis of democracy full of economic promise.

Jun 26, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Albania's ruling Socialists set to win: Exit poll

The exit poll by Italy's IPR Marketing, with a margin of error of two percent, showed the Socialists are set to win between 45 and 49 percent of the vote, which could secure them more than half of the seats in parliament.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Presidential polls begin in Mongolia

The polls mainly involve candidates from three leading parties, who have offered different measures to ease the government's mounting debt pressure if elected to office, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

Italy's centre-right wins big in mayoral elections

Italy`s centre-right parties were the big winners in mayoral elections on Sunday, partial results showed, in a vote likely to put pressure on the centre-left government ahead of national elections due in less than a year.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack: Vladimir Putin to NBC

US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack: Vladimir Putin to NBC

American hackers could have planted false evidence that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election, President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying by NBC News on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Former Italian PM Matteo Renzi likely to win Democratic Party election

Former Italian PM Matteo Renzi likely to win Democratic Party election

Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi was on Sunday poised to win the leadership of Italy`s ruling Democratic Party (PD) in a primary election, propelling him back to the forefront of the national political scene. 

Apr 30, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

South Korea presidential hopeful under fire over anti-gay comment

South Korean presidential frontrunner Moon Jae-In came under fire Wednesday for saying he did not like homosexuality, prompting angry protests at a campaign event by gay rights groups. 

Apr 26, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

South Korean presidential campaign begins

South Korea`s presidential campaign for the May 9 elections, following the removal of former President Park Geun-hye, started on Monday with opposition Democratic Party`s Moon Jae-in leading the polls.

Apr 17, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Liberal front-runner in South Korean race wins party nomination

A liberal South Korean opposition leader who advocates improved ties with rival North Korea has become his party's candidate in next month's election of a successor to recently ousted President Park Geun-hye.

Apr 03, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Sanders for restructuring of Democratic Party post Hillary's 2016 loss

Sanders for restructuring of Democratic Party post Hillary's 2016 loss

Criticising Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, Senator Bernie Sanders has said that her loss revealed the need for the fundamental restructuring of the Democratic Party.

Apr 02, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

US Senate panel to question Donald Trump's son-in-law on Russians: Official

The Senate Intelligence Committee is seeking to interview President Donald Trump`s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as part of its investigation into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials, a congressional official said on Monday.

Mar 27, 2017, 20:18 PM IST

South Korea's Moon vows 'new history' after president's impeachment

The front-runner to succeed South Korea's impeached president Park Geun-Hye on Sunday called for unity as the country writes a "new history", while hundreds gathered outside the home of the ousted leader in a show of support.

Mar 12, 2017, 13:51 PM IST