Superstorm Sandy

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  • Watch: 12.12.12 Concert for Sandy Relief 13-12-2012 09:02 AM

    New York: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band opened an all-star benefit concert for victims of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, in what producers promised was "the greatest line-up of legends ever assembled on a stage." The "12-12-12" concert at New York's Madison Square Garden features a who's who of...
  • US: Northeast digs out from snow following Sandy 09-11-2012 01:29 AM

    New York: New York City and much of the US Northeast on Thursday dug out from a snowstorm that hammered a region still struggling to recover from the devastation of superstorm Sandy. The unseasonably early winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Connecticut and slapped...
  • US NE coast deals with power outages after new storm 08-11-2012 03:50 PM

    New York: The nor'easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain, snow and the threat of flooding. It menaced travelers with icy roads, snarled the Long Island Rail Road and knocked out power to people who had only recently gotten it back after Superstorm Sandy. But for the weary, relief is...
  • New storm bears down Sandy-battered NY, NJ 08-11-2012 07:18 AM

    New York: A nor'easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again and inflicting another round of misery on thousands of people still reeling from Superstorm Sandy's blow more than a week ago. Under...
  • US: Fear of looting grips NY as new storm threatens 07-11-2012 11:06 AM

    New York: Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with knives and a sword to protect it from thieves, standing his ground as another East Coast storm threatened and police went through neighborhoods with loudspeakers warning people to get out. "I still have some valuables. I just...
  • US elections: New York, New Jersey go out to vote 06-11-2012 10:35 PM

    New York: Residents of New York and New Jersey, the two US states worst hit by the superstorm Sandy, braved near freezing temperatures and adjusted to changes in polling procedures as they came out in large numbers to vote for the country's next president on Tuesday. Amid concerns that the...
  • US Elections: Storm-wrecked New Yorkers may get extra day of voting 05-11-2012 05:37 PM

    New York: For the first time, voters in some counties in New York may get an extra day to vote if disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy prevent enough people from showing up at the November 6 Presidential polls, a state official has said. County election officials could ask the New...
  • After Sandy, US East Coast braces for new storm 05-11-2012 09:54 AM

    New York: Shivering victims of superstorm Sandy went to church on Sunday to pray for deliverance as cold weather settling in across the New York metropolitan region - and another powerful storm forecast for the middle of the week - added to their misfortunes and deepened the gloom. With overnight...
  • The politics of disaster: Hurricane Sandy and the US elections

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    As Hurricane Sandy pounded the eastern coast of the United States, the campaign dynamics of the presidential elections changed dramatically even though temporarily. During Sandy,...

  • New York City crime down by a third in wake of Sandy 04-11-2012 09:32 AM

    New York: New York City crime dropped by a third in the days after superstorm Sandy, but there was a slight increase in burglaries after at least 15 people were charged with looting empty businesses and homes blacked out since the disaster. Between Monday - when the storm hit, killing...
  • Power, fuel ease US storm woes, but many still waiting 04-11-2012 02:54 AM

    New York: While power returned to much of Manhattan and fuel supplies were headed for the disaster zone, residents of some of the hardest-hit areas faced a long wait for electricity and help after superstorm Sandy's devastating strike on the US Northeast. With the US presidential election just three days...
  • US Presidential election: New Romney ads mock Obama 02-11-2012 03:44 PM

    It appears the political truce is over. After dialing back his criticisms of President Barack Obama during superstorm Sandy, Republican candidate Mitt Romney is back on the attack. On Thursday, Romney turned battleground Virginia into a battlefield. Taking on the supporters of the President, Romney said, "I know that the...
  • US Presidential election: Will win on November 6, says Mitt Romney 02-11-2012 03:35 PM

    US President Barack Obama got back to his election campaign on Thursday after spending three days away from poll-related activities to focus on the devastating storm Sandy and its aftermath. Obama had suspended his election campaign on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in view of the superstorm that devastated the country's...
  • Race for White House: Follow the US elections with CNN-IBN 02-11-2012 01:39 PM

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  • New York Mayor, Starbucks CEO endorse Obama 02-11-2012 12:24 PM

    Washington: In a surprise development, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has endorsed US President Barack Obama who is seeking re-election. Obama is pitched against Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, for the November 6 elections; which according to political analysts is a very close race. In such a scenario an...
  • Superstorm Sandy: 4.8 million Americans still without power 02-11-2012 11:00 AM

    Many New Yorkers have been without electricity since Monday as the US braced for superstorm Sandy. While power has been restored in 3.2 million homes, 4.8 homes still remain without power. Meanwhile, the US Presidential campaigns are in full swing. ...
  • Sandy effect: Obama leads Romney, shows poll 02-11-2012 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: Superstorm Sandy seems to have done a whole lot of good to President Barack Obama's bid to retain his Presidency. Obama, who found himself trailing by 0.7 per cent behind Republican candidate Mitt Romney, who garnered 47.7 per cent votes in a poll conducted by realclearpolitics.com on October...
  • Superstorm Sandy destroys iconic installations in New Jersey 02-11-2012 10:45 AM

    Several iconic installations in New Jersey have been destroyed by superstorm Sandy which hit the US on Monday night. ...
  • US Presidential election: Obama, Romney spend $ 6 bn on key states 02-11-2012 10:32 AM

    As the US struggles to cope with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it's back to the campaign trail for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The duo have been on the campaign trail in battleground states like Ohio that was not by the storm. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: 4 days on, US struggles to recover 02-11-2012 10:22 AM

    In the US, 88 people have died due to superstorm Sandy and nine states still remain badly hit. The Metropolitan Transit Authority says nine of 23 subway lines are still not running. Much of Manhattan remains in the dark. ...
  • Some Muslim clerics say Sandy is God's punishment 02-11-2012 02:21 AM

    Cairo: Some anti-American Muslim clerics have cast the deadly Superstorm Sandy as divine punishment for a film mocking the Prophet Muhammad or for other perceived ills of American society. The remarks by some on the fringe brought a backlash from other Muslims who said it was wrong to relish the...
  • Superstorm Sandy: US limps back to normalcy 01-11-2012 09:25 AM

    The US is returning to normalcy after being hit by superstorm Sandy. While power has been restored in two million homes, six million others are still struggling with a blackout for the third day in a row. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Subways remain flooded 01-11-2012 09:02 AM

    The US, specially people in New York are having a hard time reaching office. With subways still flooded after the superstorm Sandy hit the country, the traffic on roads has increased with more people taking taxis. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: US crawls back to normalcy 01-11-2012 08:12 AM

    New York: New York City and the sodden US Northeast began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 64 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions. Financial markets reopened with the New York Stock Exchange running...
  • Hafiz Saeed offers aid, US calls offer 'hollow' 01-11-2012 07:40 AM

    The US on Wednesday dismissed as "hollow" the offer of humanitarian aid for superstorm victims from JuD chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind and for whom the US has offered a bounty of $10 million. "As you all well know, Saeed is believed to be behind organising...
  • US dismisses aid offer from Hafiz Saeed as 'hollow' 01-11-2012 01:39 AM

    Washington: The US on Wednesday dismissed as "hollow" the offer of humanitarian aid for superstorm victims from JuD chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind and for whom the US has offered a bounty of $10 million. "As you all well know, Saeed is believed to be behind...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Obama to resume election campaign 31-10-2012 09:18 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama would get back to his election campaign on Thursday after spending three days away from poll-related activities to focus on the devastating storm Sandy and its aftermath. Obama had suspended his election campaign on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in view of the superstorm that devastated...