Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
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Topic: Democrats

Divided Congress, non-functional administration—What’s in store for US politics in 2022

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

From Kamala Harris to Kal Penn: How racists mispronounced names as a deliberate tactic

In 'Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman', columnist Chidanand Rajghatta outlines the US Vice President's life and legacy.

First Georgia win leaves Democrats’ Senate bid hanging in the balance

To secure a narrow majority, Democrats need to win both Senate seats, which would split the chamber 50-50 between the 2 caucuses, with VP-elect Kamala Harris casting tie-breaking votes.

The China challenge — one area where Biden can hope the American Left and Right to converge

Trump wasn’t the first to highlight the excesses of American internationalism, especially since opposition to protracted wars began in the final years of Bush.

Joe Biden’s win sparks Democratic joy pent up for years

After 4 years of angry division & 5 days of breath-held anxiety, celebrations erupted in Democratic strongholds in the US, even as Trump’s supporters continued to protest the result.

Democrats thought ‘Trump fatigue’ will carry Biden’s ticket to easy win. They got it wrong

The analogous problem in politics arises when a party’s certainty of victory leads to a recklessness during the campaign itself.

No matter outcome of US election, it seems Democrats and Republicans will end up in court

Here is a history of contested presidential elections, from Samuel Tilden to Al Gore.

Trump or Biden, India-US strategic ties won’t be friction-free

India has been barely mentioned in the US presidential campaign, but both Republicans and Democrats know they need India now.

Sri Kulkarni — the US congressional candidate with ‘RSS links’ who is also a Muslim ‘ally’

41-yr-old Sri Preston Kulkarni is running for House of Representatives from one of the most racially diverse congressional districts in US — 22nd district in Texas.

Because of Kamala Harris, more Indian Americans are likely to vote in US polls, survey shows

The Kamala Harris effect is significant because a narrative is emerging that the Modi-Trump partnership will push Indian Americans to abandon the Democratic Party in droves.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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