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24 April, 2017 9:06 PM Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) – Warnings against the dangers of globalisation and terrorism and efforts to portray rival Emmanuel Macron as the establishment candidate will be at the heart of Marine Le Pen’s campaign for the May 7 French election run-off. While very much aware that opinion polls give Le Pen no chance of winning, the National Front 58

24 April, 2017 6:20 PM And now there are two

Elections are generally about the winners. But the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday was as much about the losers as it was about the two figures who reached the run-off, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. By far the biggest losers in this election were the two traditional parties of government. On the centre-right, François Fillon 145

24 April, 2017 6:20 PM Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen Vie To Embody Change In Presidential Run-Off

Paris: Pro-Europe maverick Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Monday threw themselves into campaigning for France's presidential run-off, with Le Pen styling herself the true candidate of change in a race stacked in Macron's favour. Macron is the clear favourite to become France's youngest-ever president after topping Sunday's ballot 63

24 April, 2017 12:53 PM RIL net profit beats estimates; 10 key takeaways from Q4 results

Reliance Industries' results for the quarter ended March 31, which were announced post market hours on Monday, were largely ahead of most analysts’ expectations. RIL closed 1.06 percent higher on the NSE at 1,417. Most analysts expect shares to open with a positive bias once trading resumes on Tuesday. Reacting to the results Deven Choksey, MD of KR Choksey 63

24 April, 2017 8:54 AM Fate of Europe will depend on winner of the French presidential election

The results of one of the most divisive and unpredictable presidential contests in recent French history, which saw early frontrunner, the conservative François Fillon, laid low by a corruption scandal and judicial investigation; a late surge by Jean-Luc Mélenchon the far-left firebrand who wants to take France out of the European Union and NATO; and the Socialist 144

24 April, 2017 7:33 AM France’s Emmanuel Macron favourite for presidency in May 7 runoff with Le Pen

Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Though Macron, 39, is a comparative political novice who has never held elected office, new opinion polls on Sunday had him easily winning the final clash against 71

24 April, 2017 4:00 AM Delhi civic polls: 54% vote amid EVM glitches, despite scorching heat

A total of 2,537 candidates were in the fray. Millions of voters in the national capital on Sunday exercised their democratic right amid EVM glitches and scorching heat to pick three new municipal bodies in an election crucial for all three main contenders -- the BJP, Congress and the AAP. According to the State Election Commission, 54 per cent of the 1.32 crore 93

24 April, 2017 3:15 AM Centrist Macron vs right-winger Le Pen in second round of French polls as mainstream challengers fritter away

Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Though Macron, 39, is a comparative political novice who has never held elected office, new opinion polls on Sunday had him easily winning the final clash against 117

23 April, 2017 10:49 PM Donald Trump To Insist On Border Wall Funds As Budget Deadline Looms

Washington: Donald Trump pressed for the funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on the president's 100th day in office. Building the wall was Trump's signature campaign promise, and the White House appeared determined to get Congress to approve a down payment as part of a bigger 61

23 April, 2017 10:03 PM Dhaakad Delhi voters post record 54% turnout for municipal polls

NEW DELHI: Voting for the three municipal corporations - after a high-decibel campaign by BJP, AAP and Congress - remained deceptively sluggish till noon on Sunday, only to create a new record of nearly 54% by the day's end. After its dabang Delhi campaign in the last civic poll, EC's dhaakad call seemed to have worked equally well this time around 47