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Ram Nath Kovind is India's next President: How cross-voting by Opposition lawmakers boosted his bid

Ram Nath Kovind is India's next President: How cross-voting by Opposition lawmakers boosted his bid

Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi are among other states that witnessed cross-voting in Ram Nath Kovind's favour.

Presidential Election 2017 Results: The states where Meira Kumar got more votes than Ram Nath Kovind

Presidential Election 2017 Results: The states where Meira Kumar got more votes than Ram Nath Kovind

While Ram Nath Kovind got 65.65 percent of the total valid vote value of 10,69,358, Meira Kumar got 34.35 percent.

Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President: His journey from Kanpur Dehat to Raisina Hills

Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President: His journey from Kanpur Dehat to Raisina Hills

Ram Nath Kovind, a former two-time Rajya Sabha MP, is known more as a Dalit champion than a Hindutva ideologue.

Opposition may put up candidate for Vice President's election

"Opposition parties may put up a candidate for vice presidential election, and this time they will be one step ahead of the government," said a Congress leader.