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A supporter holds a cardboard cutout of Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden during a march from McPherson square to the White House after Election Day in Washington.(REUTERS)

How to get to the Oval Office — the Biden way

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 08:04 AM IST
As Trump’s second-term hopes appear to shatter, here’s the possible recipe to Biden’s electoral success, if the leads and projections hold
Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden makes a statement on the 2020 US presidential election results during a brief appearance before reporters in Wilmington, Delaware.(Reuters)
Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden makes a statement on the 2020 US presidential election results during a brief appearance before reporters in Wilmington, Delaware.(Reuters)

US Election 2020: Mr. President-elect?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 02:12 AM IST
US Election 2020: Biden knocking on Oval Office door, will have votes to enter it if he hangs on to lead in Pennsylvania, or in any two of three other battleground states
A balloon depicting US President Donald Trump is seen, as protesters march toward the White House, following the 2020 US presidential election, in Washington.(REUTERS)
A balloon depicting US President Donald Trump is seen, as protesters march toward the White House, following the 2020 US presidential election, in Washington.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: Donald Trump faces tough road in getting Supreme Court to intervene

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 01:13 AM IST
Trump could need the court’s help in two or more states, an unlikely scenario that is far different from what took place in 2000, the only time the court has effectively settled a presidential election.
The image shows John Legend and a bearded dragon.(Twitter/@chrissyteigen)
The image shows John Legend and a bearded dragon.(Twitter/@chrissyteigen)

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend hang out with unusual ‘election buddy’. It’s adorable

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:07 PM IST
American model, Chrissy Teigen shared these videos from her official Twitter account.
US Election 2020: Donald Trump shared this tweet on November 5.(Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)
US Election 2020: Donald Trump shared this tweet on November 5.(Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)

US Election 2020: Donald Trump’s ‘stop the count’ tweet sparks hilarious posts on Twitter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 05:22 PM IST
Donald Trump’s tweet has collected nearly seven lakh likes and almost 3.5 lakh comments.
A Donald Trump supporter carries a sign while wearing a mask of US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a protest outside of the Philadelphia Convention Center, where votes are still being counted two days after the presidential election, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, November 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Mark Makela)
A Donald Trump supporter carries a sign while wearing a mask of US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a protest outside of the Philadelphia Convention Center, where votes are still being counted two days after the presidential election, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, November 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Mark Makela)

US Election 2020: Protests heat up as counting drags on in Trump-Biden cliffhanger

Phoenix | By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 03:07 PM IST
Supporters of President Donald Trump, who believe the election has been “rigged” or “stolen,” clashed with counter-protesters as vote counting continued in battleground states, including in Arizona, one of five such states.
The Trump campaign had sought to halt the counting of mail ballots in the county, saying observers were being kept too far away to be able to see if signatures matched voter registration records(AFP)
The Trump campaign had sought to halt the counting of mail ballots in the county, saying observers were being kept too far away to be able to see if signatures matched voter registration records(AFP)

US Election 2020: Poll watchers emerge as a flashpoint in battle over ballots

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:25 PM IST
Tasked this year with monitoring a record number of mail ballots, partisan poll watchers are designated by a political party or campaign to report any concerns they may have
Brent’s futures curve shows there’s still some nervousness about a supply glut, but it’s eased this week.(Reuters)
Brent’s futures curve shows there’s still some nervousness about a supply glut, but it’s eased this week.(Reuters)

Oil drops below $38 on surging Covid-19 and fraught US election

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 11:49 AM IST
US crude futures dropped 2.2% Friday, but are still up around 6% for the week. Joe Biden appeared to be on the brink of claiming a victory in the presidential race, but he will probably have to deal with a split Congress.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest outside the Central Counting Board hall Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Detroit. (Nicole Hester/Ann Arbor News via AP)
Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest outside the Central Counting Board hall Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Detroit. (Nicole Hester/Ann Arbor News via AP)

US Election 2020: Trump predicts ‘lot of litigation’ in fight to keep his job

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 11:30 AM IST
Earlier, in a setback to the Trump campaign, judges in Georgia and Michigan quickly dismissed their lawsuits Thursday even as Trump’s Democrat rival Joe Biden inched closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the race to the White House.
On Thursday, the rupee gained 40 paise to end at 74.36 against the US dollar.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
On Thursday, the rupee gained 40 paise to end at 74.36 against the US dollar.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Rupee zooms 44 paise to 73.92 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 10:42 AM IST
Traders said positive domestic equities and expectation of Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election supported the local unit.
US President Donald Trump speaks about the 2020 US presidential election results in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, November 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)
US President Donald Trump speaks about the 2020 US presidential election results in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, November 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

US Election 2020: Trump campaign loses legal fights in Georgia and Michigan, vows Nevada lawsuit

By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 07:40 AM IST
In Georgia, the Trump campaign had alleged 53 late-arriving ballots were mixed with on-time ballots. Meanwhile, in Michigan, the campaign had sought to stop vote counting. In both cases, however, state judges saw “no evidence” to substantiate allegations and dismissed the lawsuits.
People watch the Sensex on a screen outside Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai.(PTI File Photo)
People watch the Sensex on a screen outside Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai.(PTI File Photo)

Sensex erases 2020 losses with 724-point leap; global markets rally amid US poll gridlock

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 06:28 PM IST
The Sensex has also wiped off all losses for the 2020 calendar year. It had closed at 41,306.02 on January 1, 2020.
An early estimate of aggregate youth voter turnout in 11 crucial battleground states suggests that 47% to 49% of all eligible young people cast ballots(AFP)
An early estimate of aggregate youth voter turnout in 11 crucial battleground states suggests that 47% to 49% of all eligible young people cast ballots(AFP)

US Election 2020: Young voters hold key to White House

Houston | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 05:10 PM IST
According to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, voters aged between 18 to 29 are voting in record numbers, including more than eight million young people who voted early or absentee in the 2020 elections.
Villagers in the Indian ancestral home of Kamala Harris painted slogans on roads wishing her victory on Thursday(ANI Twitter)
Villagers in the Indian ancestral home of Kamala Harris painted slogans on roads wishing her victory on Thursday(ANI Twitter)

US Election 2020: Kamala Harris’s ancestral village in India gets festive as Biden leads count

Thulasendrapuram | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 02:32 PM IST
Thulasendrapuram, located about 320 km south of Chennai, is where Harris’s maternal grandfather was born more than a century ago, the lush, green village has also been decked out in posters of Harris, with prayers offered at the local Hindu temple
While Joe Biden has secured 264 electoral votes, Trump stands at 214.(Reuters image)
While Joe Biden has secured 264 electoral votes, Trump stands at 214.(Reuters image)

US Election 2020: When we might know results

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 01:02 PM IST
US Election 2020: Since five key states are still left uncalled, including key states Pennsylvania and Nevada, the path to the White House is still open for both contestants.   
Spot gold rose 0.2% to $1,906.74 per ounce by 0338 GMT.(Reuters)
Spot gold rose 0.2% to $1,906.74 per ounce by 0338 GMT.(Reuters)

Gold firms as Joe Biden edges closer to US election win

Bengaluru | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 12:02 PM IST
Biden said on Wednesday he was headed toward a victory after claiming key Midwestern states of Wisconsin and Michigan.
Joe Biden vowed Wednesday that the US would rejoin the Paris climate accord on his first day in the White House(REUTERS)
Joe Biden vowed Wednesday that the US would rejoin the Paris climate accord on his first day in the White House(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: Joe Biden vows to rejoin Paris climate deal on first day in office

Washington | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 08:09 AM IST
“Today, the Trump Administration officially left the Paris Climate Agreement. And in exactly 77 days, a Biden Administration will rejoin it,” Biden tweeted as returns from Tuesday’s election showed him in a strong position to defeat Trump.
Donald Trump has often said that he could only lose the election if it was stolen from him, claiming that increased voting by mail would lead to widespread fraud.(AFP)
Donald Trump has often said that he could only lose the election if it was stolen from him, claiming that increased voting by mail would lead to widespread fraud.(AFP)

US Election 2020: Donald Trump launches legal onslaught over battleground-state votes

By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 06:24 AM IST
In Pennsylvania, Georgia and Michigan, the Trump campaign claimed it hasn’t been given meaningful access to counting locations to observe the process for opening and tabulating ballots as guaranteed under state law.
The image shows a meme shared by a netizens for the US Election 2020.(Twitter)
The image shows a meme shared by a netizens for the US Election 2020.(Twitter)

US Election 2020: Netizens flood Twitter with memes prior to election results

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 05:46 PM IST
As people wait with bated breath for the announcement of the next US president, Twitter has been flooding with hilarious memes.
Fox Corp’s Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts said the Trump campaign is “livid” that the network projected Arizona for Biden(Twitter)
Fox Corp’s Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts said the Trump campaign is “livid” that the network projected Arizona for Biden(Twitter)

US Election 2020: Trump campaign, allies slam Fox News for projecting Arizona in Biden’s favour

Arizona | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2020 03:33 PM IST
Fox News’ chief White House correspondent John Roberts described Trump campaign as being “livid” over the projection. Fox had projected Arizona’s 11 electoral votes would go to Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Devotees participate in a special prayer for the success of U.S. Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, at a temple in Thulasendrapuram village, south of Chennai.(AP)
Devotees participate in a special prayer for the success of U.S. Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, at a temple in Thulasendrapuram village, south of Chennai.(AP)

Kamala Harris’s ancestral village in Tamil Nadu prays for her success

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:18 PM IST
People from Harris’ maternal grandfather’s village in Tiruvarur district performed a special prayer for her and erected banners with her photos.
Betting market odds on the US Presidential election have begun to tighten once again after flipping in favour of Republican President Donald Trump over Democratic candidate Joe Biden(Bloomberg)
Betting market odds on the US Presidential election have begun to tighten once again after flipping in favour of Republican President Donald Trump over Democratic candidate Joe Biden(Bloomberg)

US Election 2020: Betting odds tighten but still favour Trump over Biden

Washington | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Britain-based Smarkets exchange is giving Trump 55% odds of winning, up from 39% when polls opened. Meanwhile bettors on, Betfair, another British betting exchange, gave him 75% chance of winning a secind term.
A political science graduate, Antani, at the age of 23, was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives in 2014, becoming one of the youngest state lawmakers in the US(Twitter)
A political science graduate, Antani, at the age of 23, was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives in 2014, becoming one of the youngest state lawmakers in the US(Twitter)

US Election 2020: Republican Niraj Antani becomes first Indian-American to be elected to Ohio state Senate

Ohio | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 01:01 PM IST
Antani, currently the State Representative, defeated Mark Fogel of the Democratic Party on Tuesday and was elected as the state Senator for the Ohio Senate’s 6th District
Gold bars are pictured on display at Korea Gold Exchange in Seoul, South Korea.(REUTERS)
Gold bars are pictured on display at Korea Gold Exchange in Seoul, South Korea.(REUTERS)

Spot gold prices fall as US awaits outcome of election results

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 11:57 AM IST
As battleground states in the US declare poll results, investors believe that the prolonged wait for decisive results from the US elections has shaken investor confidence.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., speaks during a House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust on Capitol Hill in a Wednesday, July 29, 2020,file photo, in Washington (File Photo: AP/PTI)
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., speaks during a House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust on Capitol Hill in a Wednesday, July 29, 2020,file photo, in Washington (File Photo: AP/PTI)

US Election 2020: Pramila Jayapal wins Congressional seat for third consecutive term

Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 01:01 PM IST
The Chennai-born Jayapal emerged victorious over Republican Craig Keller by a massive 70 percentage points in the Seventh Congressional District of Washington State.
With 51% of precincts reporting, Booker had 61% of the vote to 38% for Rik Mehta(Reuters)
With 51% of precincts reporting, Booker had 61% of the vote to 38% for Rik Mehta(Reuters)

US Election 2020: Cory Booker defeats Indian-American Trump loyalist Rik Mehta in Senate race

New Jersey | By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 01:01 PM IST
A progressive champion of marijuana legalization and criminal reform, same-sex marriage, a $15 federal minimum wage, stricter gun laws, Booker faced a challenger who showed unabashed support for Trump in a state where the President is unpopular
Over a dozen incumbents of both parties from safe districts have been easily re-elected as polls are beginning to close in some eastern and Midwestern states(Bloomberg)
Over a dozen incumbents of both parties from safe districts have been easily re-elected as polls are beginning to close in some eastern and Midwestern states(Bloomberg)

US Election 2020: Democrat Deborah Ross wins open House seat in North Carolina

North Carolina | By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 10:21 AM IST
Ross is the second Democrat to win an open House seat after a court order required North Carolina to redraw its congressional map ahead of the 2020 election. The seat is currently held by Republican Party’s George Holding.
President Donald Trump boosted Greene’s candidacy, calling her a “future Republican Star.”(Reuters)
President Donald Trump boosted Greene’s candidacy, calling her a “future Republican Star.”(Reuters)

US Election 2020: ‘QAnon’ supporter wins House race in Georgia

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 09:12 AM IST
Marjorie Taylor Greene is a businesswoman and political newcomer who’s gained large followings on social media in part by posting incendiary videos and comments.
The electoral college and the battleground states will ultimately decide the US President.(REUTERS)
The electoral college and the battleground states will ultimately decide the US President.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: What is the electoral college and what are the battleground states?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 10:12 AM IST
What is an electoral college and what are battleground states?
After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote for incumbent US President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.(AFP)
After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote for incumbent US President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.(AFP)

US Election 2020: Doordarshan rolls out 14-hour live coverage

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 09:42 AM IST
DD has enlisted 22 guests, reporters on the ground to cover the election
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