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Loved Sara Ali Khan’s bold playsuit at Manish Malhotra’s party? Here’s its cost

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:55 PM IST
  • Sara Ali Khan’s white ruffle cold-shoulder playsuit at Manish Malhotra’s house party last month made jaws drop in awe and set the mercury soaring but the good news is that you can add the ravishing ensemble to your vacay wardrobe too without burning a hole in your pocket
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As long as people have been administered two doses of their country’s respective vaccine and can produce documentary evidence to prove that they have been inoculated, they are allowed to travel.(AP)
As long as people have been administered two doses of their country’s respective vaccine and can produce documentary evidence to prove that they have been inoculated, they are allowed to travel.(AP)

Got vaccinated against Covid? Here’s a list of countries you can travel

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 10:36 AM IST
The tourism industry- whose basic requirement is the movement of people from one place to another- has also been badly hit due to lockdown restrictions, cancellation of flights for domestic and international travel, closure of resorts and other tourist attractions etc.
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp leads Speaker of the House David Ralston, back left, and Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan into a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. Kemp has denounced the violent protesters who stormed the U.S. Capitol, calling their actions a “disgrace and quite honestly un-American.” (AP Photo/Ben Gray)(AP)
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp leads Speaker of the House David Ralston, back left, and Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan into a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. Kemp has denounced the violent protesters who stormed the U.S. Capitol, calling their actions a “disgrace and quite honestly un-American.” (AP Photo/Ben Gray)(AP)

Georgia's Republican governor under fire after US Senate losses

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 07:33 PM IST
In a state long dominated by Republicans, Democrats won Georgia’s electoral votes for president in November and two US Senate seats in runoff elections Tuesday.
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A supporter of President Donald Trump takes a seat away from the action on the second floor of the US Capitol near the entrance to the Senate after breaching security defenses, in Washington.(REUTERS)
A supporter of President Donald Trump takes a seat away from the action on the second floor of the US Capitol near the entrance to the Senate after breaching security defenses, in Washington.(REUTERS)

Republicans recoil from Trump after mob violence proves too much

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:01 AM IST
Longtime Trump ally Tom Cotton, a senator from Arkansas, said in a statement, “It’s past time for the president to accept the results of the election, quit misleading the American people, and repudiate mob violence.”
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Campaign ads for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are seen on a wall near the John Lewis mural the day after the US Senate runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(REUTERS)
Campaign ads for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are seen on a wall near the John Lewis mural the day after the US Senate runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(REUTERS)

Explainer: How Democrats won Georgia’s two Senate runoffs

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 03:33 AM IST
The two victories will give Democrats control of the Senate for the next two years.
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Democratic US Senate candidates Raphael Warnock (left) and Jon Ossoff are on course to victory in the key Georgia runoff elections.(Reuters)
Democratic US Senate candidates Raphael Warnock (left) and Jon Ossoff are on course to victory in the key Georgia runoff elections.(Reuters)

Dems poised to take Senate as Congress meets to certify Biden win

By Yashwant Raj , Edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:05 PM IST
US Congress will hold a joint session later in the day to grant one final certification to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
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President Donald Trump urged vice president Mike Pence to help him overturn the election results.(AP)
President Donald Trump urged vice president Mike Pence to help him overturn the election results.(AP)

Trump calls US election process ‘worse than third world countries’, urges Pence to show ‘courage’

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:14 PM IST
The House of Representatives and the Senate will separately debate for up to two hours over the objections, if any, raised by Trump’s allies, which will be followed by a vote.
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in support of Senate candidates Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Dalton, Georgia.(AP)
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in support of Senate candidates Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Dalton, Georgia.(AP)

Trump claims voter fraud in Georgia Senate runoffs, Republican candidate calls for ‘transparency’

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Amid unsubstantiated voter fraud claims by the US president, Republican David Perdue’s campaign has called for “time and transparency to be certain the results are fair and accurate.”
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Democratic US Senate candidate Raphael Warnock speaks on his campaign's Youtube account after the runoff election against Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler in Atlanta, Georgia.(via REUTERS)
Democratic US Senate candidate Raphael Warnock speaks on his campaign's Youtube account after the runoff election against Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler in Atlanta, Georgia.(via REUTERS)

Democrat Raphael Warnock claims victory in one of two crunch US Senate runoffs

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Atlanta
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:38 PM IST
US officials and major media had yet to declare a winner for either of the two Georgia seats at stake, both of which Joe Biden’s Democrats need to flip to take control of the Senate.
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Guests watch news coverage of the run-off election for Georgia’s two Senate seats, featuring incumbent Republican U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, at the GA GOP election night event in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 5, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Guests watch news coverage of the run-off election for Georgia’s two Senate seats, featuring incumbent Republican U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, at the GA GOP election night event in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 5, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Georgia Senate runoffs: Democrats take early leads

By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral | Atlanta
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 07:54 AM IST
Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock of President-elect Joe Biden’s party are challenging incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler of President Donald Trump’s Republican party.
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US President-elect Joe Biden campaigns for Democratic US Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock at a rally ahead of runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia, US on January 4, 2021.(Reuters Photo)
US President-elect Joe Biden campaigns for Democratic US Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock at a rally ahead of runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia, US on January 4, 2021.(Reuters Photo)

Tight elections unfolding in Georgia with Biden’s agenda, Senate control at stake

By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:48 AM IST
Democrats must win both contests in Georgia to take control of the Senate. A double win for the Democrats would create a 50-50 split in the Senate, giving Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote after she and Biden take office on Jan. 20.
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US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence during the first day of the Republican National Convention.(AP)
US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence during the first day of the Republican National Convention.(AP)

‘Hope Mike Pence comes through’: Trump puts vice president under spotlight to overturn US election

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Pence was reportedly seen with Trump in the Oval Office shortly before the latter departed for Georgia.
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US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally in support of Republican incumbent senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue ahead of a Senate runoff in Dalton, Georgia on January 4, 2021.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally in support of Republican incumbent senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue ahead of a Senate runoff in Dalton, Georgia on January 4, 2021.(AFP)

Georgia votes to decide who controls Senate

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:34 PM IST
Democrats already control the House of Representatives. President-elect Joe Biden will have an easier time pursing his legislative agenda if his party wins these two seats in the state of Georgia
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The Georgia Senate runoffs are crucial for Biden’s administration since the upper chamber is currently controlled by Republicans.(REUTERS)
The Georgia Senate runoffs are crucial for Biden’s administration since the upper chamber is currently controlled by Republicans.(REUTERS)

Explained: Why are Georgia Senate runoffs extremely crucial for Joe Biden?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 06:58 PM IST
The US Senate has 46 Democrats, 50 Republicans and two independent Senators - Bernie Sanders and Angus King - who generally vote along the Democratic lines.
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US President Donald Trump reportedly asked a Georgia official to ‘find’ one more vote than those won by Joe Biden.(AFP file)
US President Donald Trump reportedly asked a Georgia official to ‘find’ one more vote than those won by Joe Biden.(AFP file)

Trump caught on tape asking to ‘find votes’ in Georgia

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 10:18 AM IST
A leaked recording came to light hours after Trump first reported the conversation that took place on Saturday, in a tweet, with his own spin on it. Raffensperger tweeted back shortly after disputing the president’s version.
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, top center, administers the oath of office to members of the 117th Congress in the House Chamber in Washington, DC.(Bloomberg)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, top center, administers the oath of office to members of the 117th Congress in the House Chamber in Washington, DC.(Bloomberg)

Congress opens new session as coronavirus, Joe Biden’s win dominate

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:59 AM IST
Opening the Senate could be among Mitch McConnell’s final acts as majority leader. Republican control is in question until Tuesday’s runoff elections for two Senate seats in Georgia. The outcome will determine which party holds the chamber.
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach.(AP)
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach.(AP)

Trump, on tape, presses Georgia official to ‘find’ votes

By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:51 AM IST
The president, who has refused to accept his loss to the Democratic president-elect, is heard telling Raffensperger at one point: “All I want to do is this. I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have. Because we won the state.”
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US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(Reuters)
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(Reuters)

Biden flexes Georgia muscle alongside GOP in Senate races

By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 03:59 AM IST
Biden and his team have steered at least $18 million to help Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock try to unseat Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. Biden’s campaign manager and incoming White House deputy chief of staff, Jen O’Malley Dillon, confirmed the figures Saturday.
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Voters stand in line during the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia.(Bloomberg file photo)
Voters stand in line during the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia.(Bloomberg file photo)

A closer look at the four candidates in Georgia’s senate runoffs

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 05:18 PM IST
A look at the four candidates: Republican incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, and Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
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President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in rally for Georgia Democratic candidates for US Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Atlanta.(AP)
President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in rally for Georgia Democratic candidates for US Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Atlanta.(AP)

In Georgia, Joe Biden’s presidency meets early defining moment

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Atlanta
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:34 PM IST
Two runoffs Tuesday in Georgia will decide which party controls the Senate and, thus, how far the new president can reach legislatively on issues such as the pandemic, health care, taxation, energy and the environment.
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People wait in line during early voting at Chastain Park Gymnasium in Atlanta. Democrat senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are trying to unseat Republican Sens. Loeffler and David Perdue in Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine which party controls the Senate.(AP)
People wait in line during early voting at Chastain Park Gymnasium in Atlanta. Democrat senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are trying to unseat Republican Sens. Loeffler and David Perdue in Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine which party controls the Senate.(AP)

A record 3 million early votes cast in Georgia’s US senate runoff races

By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 02:52 AM IST
The 3,001,017 early votes amount to 38.8% of all registered voters in the state, according to the US Elections Project. That puts turnout at a record high for a Georgia runoff, exceeding the 2.1 million ballots cast in a 2008 Senate contest.
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Voters wait in line for Georgia's Senate runoff election at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta, Georgia(AP/ File photo)
Voters wait in line for Georgia's Senate runoff election at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta, Georgia(AP/ File photo)

Georgia county cannot stop 4,000 voters: Judge

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Georgia
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 04:48 AM IST
The ruling affects only Muscogee County, which includes Columbus, where county election officials had determined there was probably cause to challenge roughly 4,000 voters.
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US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One beside first lady Melania Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One beside first lady Melania Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.(REUTERS)

More Covid relief is needed, but $2,000 checks aren’t the way

By Bloomberg Opinion
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 08:00 PM IST
When the first big Covid relief plan — the Cares Act — was enacted in March, there was a good case for including generous and near-universal per-person payments.
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Roughly 75,000 people in Georgia have also registered to vote ahead of the runoff, with less than half of those self-identifying as white.(REUTERS)
Roughly 75,000 people in Georgia have also registered to vote ahead of the runoff, with less than half of those self-identifying as white.(REUTERS)

Democrats face a turnout test in Georgia’s Senate runoffs

By Associated Press | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 11:05 AM IST
For Democrats to win control of the Senate, Georgia’s Black communities, as well as the state’s smaller Hispanic and Asian communities, likely need to vote in the January 5 runoff election by history-making margins.
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People wait in line to cast their ballots in the US Senate runoff elections prior to the opening of the polls on the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(Reuters)
People wait in line to cast their ballots in the US Senate runoff elections prior to the opening of the polls on the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(Reuters)

Conservative group ‘True the vote’ says it’s challenging residency of 364K Georgia voters

By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2020 05:54 AM IST
The Georgia Democratic Party’s executive director, Scott Hogan, called the voter challenges “blatant efforts to suppress the vote.”
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US President-elect Joe Biden delivers a televised address to the nation, after the electoral college formally confirmed his victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.(Reuters/ File photo)
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers a televised address to the nation, after the electoral college formally confirmed his victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.(Reuters/ File photo)

President-elect Biden heads to Georgia to campaign for Democrats in upcoming Senate runoffs

By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni | Atlanta
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 09:50 PM IST
Biden’s trip to Atlanta will be his first campaign stop since he was officially certified by the US Electoral College as the winner of the presidential elections in November.
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Voters line up for the first day of early voting outside of the High Museum polling station on December 14 in Atlanta, Georgia for a run-off election for two US Senate seats.(AFP)
Voters line up for the first day of early voting outside of the High Museum polling station on December 14 in Atlanta, Georgia for a run-off election for two US Senate seats.(AFP)

Electors meet to affirm Biden’s win; Georgia run-off voting starts

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:37 PM IST
The electors will vote separately in their respective states either virtually or in person, in yet another election ritual propelled into public attention because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept his defeat, which has now been reaffirmed multiple times by courts, including twice by the Supreme Court.
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A sign in an Atlanta neighborhood urges people to vote early in Georgia's two US Senate races.(AP)
A sign in an Atlanta neighborhood urges people to vote early in Georgia's two US Senate races.(AP)

Early in-person voting begins in Georgia Senate runoffs

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 02:03 PM IST
Early in-person voting could be even more important in the January 5 runoffs because of the short time frame for voters to request and send back ballots by mail, as the two races decide which party will control the US Senate.
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US President Donald Trump(Reuters/ File photo)
US President Donald Trump(Reuters/ File photo)

Despite Trump’s claims Georgia voters ready for runoffs

By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Georgia
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 12:23 PM IST
Trump has relentlessly promoted false claims that the election was rigged against him and he has savaged Republican elected officials he perceives as standing in the way of his quest to subvert the results.
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President-elect Joe Biden answers a question as he leaves The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President-elect Joe Biden answers a question as he leaves The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Georgia recertifies election results showing Joe Biden won

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Atlanta
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:50 AM IST
“We have now counted legally cast ballots three times, and the results remain unchanged,” Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s secretary of state, said.
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