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Don't believe exit polls, wait till results: AAP

Don't believe exit polls, wait till results: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party today expressed apprehension that the MCD poll results, slated to be declared on April 26, could be "rigged" and the ground for it was being prepared by "floating" exit polls predicting a BJP sweep. "I reached the polling station at 8AM". When the polls closed, more than half of the city's 13.2 million voters had exercised their franchise. The complaints came from several areas, including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's constituency Patparganj, it said.


Venezuelans march against dictator Maduro, protests leave three dead

Venezuelans march against dictator Maduro, protests leave three dead

Unidad Venezuela, a coalition of opposition parties, also organized marches in each of the country's 24 states. "This is a call for reflection to officials of the armed forces to think about the role they are playing in this moment of Venezuela's history", he said.


Schumer says US budget deal doable if Trump stays out of it

Schumer says US budget deal doable if Trump stays out of it

If talks fail, the government would shut down on Saturday, Trump's 100th day in office. Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this week, renewing his demands that a must-pass government funding bill should include money for the wall.


French presidential election: A choice between globalism and nationalism

French presidential election: A choice between globalism and nationalism

Among those failing to make the cut was Communist-backed eurosceptic Jean-Luc Melenchon, who had enjoyed a late surge ahead of the first-round vote in an election marked by widespread disillusionment with the political class. "We didn't do the work - intellectual, ideological and political - on what the left is, and we paid the price". Voters are choosing among 11 presidential candidates in the most unpredictable contest in generations.


Gold tumbles, euro jumps in wake of first round elections in France

Gold tumbles, euro jumps in wake of first round elections in France

The second round of voting in France between the two candidates who take the most votes this weekend is set for May 7. Le Pen says she is against "Islamist globalization" and wants France to be a "true country" and not "a mere region of the European Union".