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Person of the Year: Top Choices from the Time.com Poll Results

In Lists, USA, World on திசெம்பர் 6, 2012 at 2:55 முப

Thanks: Time

  1. Kim Jong Un
  2. Undocumented Immigrants
  3. Mohamed Morsi
  4. Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein
  5. Gabby Douglas
  6. Ai Weiwei
  7. Malala Yousafzai
  8. Sheldon Adelson
  9. Bashar Assad
  10. E.L. James
  11. The Mars Rover
  12. Psy
  13. Felix Baumgartner
  14. The Higgs Boson Particle
  15. Pussy Riot
  16. Sandra Fluke
  17. John Roberts
  18. Mo Farah
  19. Marissa Mayer
  20. Tim Cook
  21. Mario Draghi
  22. Xi Jinping
  23. Bo Xilai

The 10 closest states in Election 2012: US Presidential Results

In Politics, USA on நவம்பர் 8, 2012 at 12:16 பிப

The 10 closest states in Election 2012

Top 10 closest states, ranked from narrowest margin — by percentage — to widest. If less than 100 percent of precincts are reporting in a state, according to the Associated Press, that is noted in parentheses.

1. Florida: 0.6 percent (Obama 49.9, Romney 49.3.)
2. Ohio: 1.9 percent (Obama 50.1, Romney 48.2)
3. North Carolina: 2.2 percent (Romney 50.6, Obama 48.4)
4. Virginia (99% reporting): 3.0 percent (Obama 50.8, Romney 47.8)
5. Colorado: 4.7 percent (Obama 51.2, Romney 46.5)
6. Pennsylvania (99% reporting): 5.2 percent (Obama 52, Romney 46.8)
7. Iowa: 5.6 percent (Obama 52.1, Romney 46.5)
8. New Hampshire (99% reporting): 5.8 percent (Obama 52.2, Romney 46.4)
9. Nevada (99% reporting): 6.6 percent (Obama 52.3, Romney 45.7)
10. Wisconsin: 6.7 percent (Obama 52.8, Romney 46.1)

The 5 friendliest cities in America

In Lists, USA on ஜூன் 9, 2009 at 10:13 முப

Source: The 5 friendliest cities in America – TODAY Technology & Money – MSNBC.com: “Thinking of moving? Read Barbara Corcoran’s picks for the perfect place”

  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Davis, California
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Madison, Wisconsin

Tamil Nadu 2009 Elections: Large proportion of Congress voters shift to DMDK

In Lists on ஜூன் 8, 2009 at 6:33 பிப

DMK + Congress + Thol Thiruma VCK AIADMK, MDMK, PMK, CPI, Marxists Vijayganth DMDK
Congress-2004 52 21 15
DMK 2004 71 10 7
PMK 2004 12 75 9
MDMK 2004 20 60 7
AIADMK 2004 11 65 5

DMK-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu: Social basis of voting

In India, Politics, Tamilnadu on ஜூன் 8, 2009 at 6:27 பிப

Caste/communities Vote  share  of  DMK + Congress + Thol Thiruma VCK
AIADMK, MDMK, PMK, CPI, Marxists
Vijayganth DMDK
Upper castes 39 37 13
Thevars 33 47 13
Vanniyars 46 42 6
Mudaliars 50 30 5
Lower OBCs 34 44 12
Dalits 43 28 11
Muslims 38 17 6

Who is the most popular Chief Minister in India?

In India, Politics on ஜூன் 8, 2009 at 6:14 பிப

Question: After this election who would you prefer as the next Chief Minister of [State name]?
Naveen Patnaik 63
Nitish Kumar 61
Shivraj Singh Chauhan 50
Sheila Dikshit 49
Narendra Modi 45
Raman Singh 40
Ashok Gehlot 40
Prem Kumar Dhumal 39
B.S. Yeddyurappa 33
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee 30
B.C. Khanduri 30
Mayawati 27
Parkash Singh Badal 27
Omar Abdullah 18

Source: The Hindu: How India Voted in 2009 Parliament Elections: MP Polls

Turnout trends: India Elections 2009

In India, Politics on ஜூன் 8, 2009 at 6:05 பிப

State Turnout 2009 Change from 2004
West Bengal 81.3 3.3
Kerala 73.3 1.8
Tamil Nadu 73 12.2
Andhra Pradesh 72.6 2.7
Punjab 69.8 8.2
Assam 69.5 0.4
Haryana 67.4 1.7
Orissa 65.3 -0.7
Karnataka 63.3 -1.6
Delhi 51.8 4.7
Madhya Pradesh 51.2 3.1
Maharashtra 50.7 -3.7
Rajasthan 48.4 -1.5
Gujarat 47.8 2.6
Uttar Pradesh 47.8 -0.4
Bihar 44.5 -13.4
Jammu & Kashmir 39.7 4.5

Nine Dynasties in new Parliament: Family Pairs

In India, Politics on ஜூன் 5, 2009 at 2:04 முப

Source: Family pride in Lok Sabha – India – The Times of India

  1. Congress: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi – Rae Bareli and Amethi
  2. Samajwadi Party: Mulayam Singh Yadav and son Akhilesh – Mainpuri and Kannauj constituencies in UP
  3. BJP: Maneka Gandhi & Varun Gandi: Uttar Pradesh – Aonla & Pilibhit
  4. Ajit Singh (Baghpat) and Jayant Choudhury (Mathura)
  5. Sharad Pawar & daughter Supriya Sule – Baramati (Maharashtra)
  6. Trinamool Congress: Sisir and Subhendu Adhikary – West Bengal (Kanthi in East Midnapur, his son won the Tamluk seat where Nandigram is situated)
  7. Karnataka – H D Devegowda and his son H D Kumaraswamy

Missed:

  1. Prospective mother-son pair missed out with former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh‘s son Raninder losing from Bhatinda. Amarinder’s wife Preneet Kaur won from Patiala.
  2. BJP: “Gorkha” face Jaswant Singh and son Manvendra could have been another but for the latter’s defeat in Barmer.

Top 10 Richest Parties in 2009 Lok Sabha

In India, Politics on மே 28, 2009 at 9:15 முப

  1. NCP: Rs. 30.39 Cr. (was Rs. 1.46 Cr.) - 1981%
  2. Telugu Desam: Rs. 29.98 Cr. (was Rs. 13.77 Cr.)118%
  3. JD (S): Rs. 16.82 Cr. (was Rs. 2 Cr.)831%
  4. Shironmani Akali Dal: Rs. 16.7 Cr. (was Rs. 3.4 Cr.)391%
  5. Congress: Rs. 6.86 Cr. (was Rs. 3.38 Cr.) - 103% ↑
  6. RLD: (Rs. 5.13 Cr. (was Rs. 2.87 Cr.)78%
  7. BJP: Rs. 3.06 Cr. (was Rs. 1.2 Cr.)155%
  8. Samajwadi: Rs. 2.5 Cr. (was Rs. 1.88 Cr.)33%
  9. Bajujan Samaj: Rs. 7.46 Cr. (was Rs. 1.2 Cr.)297%
  10. Biju Janata: Rs. 4.28 Cr. (was Rs. 0.54 Cr.) - 692%
  11. RJD: Rs. 1.36 Cr. (was Rs. 0.59 Cr.)134%
  12. Trinamool: Rs. 1.03 Cr. (was Rs. 1.77 Cr.) – -42%
  13. Janata (U): Rs. 0.90 Cr. (was Rs. 1.01 Cr.) - -11% ↓
  14. DMK: Rs. 0.89 Cr. (was Rs. 5.01 Lakhs)463%
  15. CPI (M): Rs. 0.39 Cr. (was Rs. 0.20 Cr)95%
  16. CPI: Rs. 0.25 Cr. (was Rs. 0.32 Cr.) - -20%

Source: India Today

Best woman politician in India?

In India, Politics on மே 24, 2009 at 2:35 முப

Source: connect.in.com – Explore Profiles and Express your Opinions on People, Places, Trends and Events

  1. Mayawati
  2. Sonia Gandhi
  3. Jayalalithaa
  4. Sushma Swaraj
  5. Brinda Karat
  6. Sheila Dikshit
  7. Mamta Banerjee
  8. Vasundhara Raje
  9. Uma Bharati
  10. Pratibha Patil
  11. Mehbooba Mufti
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