Democratic Party

Kamala Harris promises jobs, fight climate change and affordable care act as part of Joe Biden administration

Hitting hard on the three and half years of the Trump administration during her first appearance after being picked as the vice presidential nominee of the Democratic party on Tuesday, Harris, 55, presented a long list of missteps taken by the current US government.

Aug 13, 2020, 20:46 PM IST

President Donald Trump suggests delay in US Presidential election 2020

President Trump’s tweet came minutes after the Commerce Department reported the economy shrank at a record 32.9% pace in the second quarter.

Jul 30, 2020, 19:15 PM IST

Italy's 5-Star Movement, opposition Democratic Party agree to form coalition government led by Giuseppe Conte

The prospect of a new administration led by Conte, an academic who is considered close to the 5-Star, has buoyed markets, which are betting that Italy will get a fiscally prudent government that will avoid confrontation with Europe.


Aug 29, 2019, 08:25 AM IST

US Democratic candidates warned against using Huawei devices amid spying fears

US lawmakers and the Trump administration have pressured US companies to not sell Huawei or ZTE products, saying they potentially could be used to spy on Americans. 

Aug 04, 2018, 10:56 AM IST

Donald Trump faults Barack Obama for US response to Russian hacking

President Donald Trump today scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 US election - cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers.

Jul 14, 2018, 23:43 PM IST

Italy votes in uncertain election stalked by populism

Silvio Berlusconi is set to play a leading role as voter turnout heads towards a new low in Italy.

Mar 04, 2018, 22:02 PM IST

Donald Trump takes first concrete step towards 2020 re-election, names Brad Parscale as campaign chief

That he was going to attempt to return to the White House is no surprise. But Parscale's appointment as campaign chief indicates how heavily the campaign will rely on social media.

Feb 28, 2018, 07:12 AM IST

US House quells Democrat's bid to impeach Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly quelled a congressman's resolution to impeach President Donald Trump as many Democratic Party leaders questioned its timing and termed the move as "premature".

Dec 07, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

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

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

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