Suffering in India has doubled in recent years: Gallup poll

Suffering in India has more than doubled in recent years with one in every four Indian reported to be bearing the brunt of the nation`s poor economic performance in recent years, a latest Gallup poll said.

Barack Obama`s approval rating inches downward: Gallup

US President Barack Obama`s approval rating has dipped to 47.9 percent for the second consecutive quarter, according to a Gallup poll.

Public confidence in US Congress hits 10 pc low: Gallup Poll

Public confidence in US Congress has reduced to a historic low, a new survey has revealed.

Americans less positive about India than last year

Americans` positive perceptions of India fell seven percentage points over the past year from an all-time high of 75 per cent, a latest opinion poll showed on Friday.

Indians` popularity with Americans dips from historic highs

Indians have lost their popularity with the Americans somewhat, with their favourability ratings going down notably over the last one year.

Majority predicts Barack Obama will win re-election

With less than a week left for the November 06 Presidential Election, majority of Americans believe that US President Barack Obama is better poised to win the elections.

15 pc US voters cast their ballots before elections: Gallup

About 15 per cent of voters have already cast their ballots and another 18 per cent intends to do it before the Nov 6 Prez elections, the Gallup said.

Obama won the second debate: Poll

Obama won the second presidential debate against Romney as the latter lost one point in his national lead, new poll numbers by Gallup said.

‘Distrust in media hits new high in US’

According to a survey, 60 percent of Americans say they have "little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly".

One third Indians think they are `suffering`

Gallup classified respondents as thriving, struggling or suffering according to how they rated their current and future lives.

`US leadership more respected than China`s’

Among a host of Asian countries that are either members of ASEAN or EAS group, US has a median leadership approval of 44 percent.

China is world’s leading economic power, 52 % Americans believe

China overtook Japan on Monday as the world``s second-largest economy.

China most important to US; India ranks last

A poll in 2007 also ranked India last in the list of 12 countries vital to US.

Americans divided on sending more troops to Afghanistan

As the debate intensifies over the next steps for the US in the Afghan war, a poll on Thursday said that Americans are about evenly divided over whether the US should increase its troop presence there.