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Incumbents Swept from Office Around the World

From Acting Man, by Pater Tenebrarum

Election Trends in 2015 – No Incumbent is Safe

In the political sphere, this year has started with a bang, when Syriza won the Greek parliamentary election. 2,694 more words


Telstra may spend $1B for Philippines telco venture, slams incumbents over ‘lousy service’

Australian telco Telstra eyes to spend up to US$1 billion for a possible wireless joint venture with San Miguel Corporation in the Philippines, The Australian… 452 more words

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A computer just predicted this party will win the White House in 2016

Reuters built a computer model to predict which political party will win the presidency in next year’s election, and the results are in: a Republican will most likely be moving into the White House in 2017. 156 more words


GE2015 [Immersion Journalism]: How did an expected watershed election turned into an unexpected landslide victory?

Unexpected Swing

Lying on my sofa while watching Channel 5, I could hear the commentators sharing their views on the possible voting trends, and opposition parties responding to media queries on their thoughts of the sample voting results. 847 more words


On payment banks: Rajan is right, Bhattacharya is wrong

On August 19, 2015, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) gave an approval to 11 entities to start “payment banks”. These include Vodafone, PayTM, Department of Post, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Reliance Industries, Airtel M Commerce, Vodafone m-pesa etc. 1,265 more words

Raghuram Rajan

Lessons in competition from a taxi driver in Goa

If I were to ask you, what is common between Bangalore and Goa, what would you say? Actually, I could even ask you what is common between Delhi and Goa? 955 more words