presidential election

Kenya to hold new presidential election on October 17

Kenya's electoral body on Monday set October 17 for a repeat of presidential elections following the directive from the Supreme Court on Friday last week.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:02 AM IST
Russian vote meddling led to 'serious mistrust': Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Russian vote meddling led to 'serious mistrust': Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump has played down the allegations, but the ongoing controversy cast a pall over already tense ties, which most recently saw President Vladimir Putin order the US diplomatic mission in Moscow cut 755 personnel.

Aug 07, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Six sacked Tripura TMC MLAs to join BJP on Aug 7

The six sacked Tripura Trinamool Congress(TMC) MLAs, who voted for NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, will formally join BJP on August 7.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

With Presidential election over, BJP to decide seats for Yogi Adityanath, Maurya

With the Presidential poll over, the BJP central leadership is now likely to take a call on getting Yogi Adityanath elected to UP Assembly by September.

Jul 25, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Ram Nath Kovind all set to swear-in as 14th President of India: Here's the list of guests and ceremony details

Ram Nath Kovind all set to swear-in as 14th President of India: Here's the list of guests and ceremony details

"I will also prepare 'Kadhi' in the Rashtrapati Bhawan as Kovind is very fond of it," Vidyawati said. Kovind has also invited three of his friends Satish Chandra Misra, Madhusudan Goel and Dr Jai Gopal  to attend the oath-taking ceremony.

Jul 25, 2017, 07:17 AM IST

Meira Kumar congratulates Ram Nath Kovind, says battle for ideology will continue

Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected the 14th President of India.

Jul 20, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Jubilation, jigs and sweets in President-elect Ram Nath Kovind's village

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected the 14th President of India. 

Jul 20, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of 'collusion' during 2017 election

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of 'collusion' during 2017 election

The White House has alleged that Democrats colluded with Ukraine during the 2016 election, turning the tables on its accusers amid an all-engulfing scandal over Trump's contacts with Russia.

Jul 18, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Presidential poll: Close to 99 percent voting recorded, the highest ever

Presidential poll: Close to 99 percent voting recorded, the highest ever

"The voting was close to 99 per cent. I think this would perhaps be the highest ever percentage," returning officer for the election Anoop Mishra said.

Jul 17, 2017, 22:14 PM IST
EC's new instructions for Presidential election: No personal pens inside voting chamber, mark ballot with special markers

EC's new instructions for Presidential election: No personal pens inside voting chamber, mark ballot with special markers

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has come up with new initiatives ahead of the Presidential election today. 

Jul 17, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
'Growing Stronger Together' - PM Narendra Modi defines GST ahead of Parliament's Monsoon Session

'Growing Stronger Together' - PM Narendra Modi defines GST ahead of Parliament's Monsoon Session

Ahead of Monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the media and said that working and growing together for the nation is the another name for the GST spirit. 

Jul 17, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: All you need to about 2017 Presidential election

Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: All you need to about 2017 Presidential election

The stage is set for the election of India's 14th President on Monday in a contest in which National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind has a clear advantage over the opposition nominee Meira Kumar. Here's is all that you need to know about the Presidential Election 2017.

Jul 17, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Parliament's Monsoon Session begins: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day; 16 news Bills to be introduced

Parliament's Monsoon Session begins: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day; 16 news Bills to be introduced

After paying homage to Amarnath terror attack pilgrims, both Rajya as well as Lok Sabha were adjourned till July 18. In Lok Sabha, speaker Sumitra Mahajan, read obituary reference while the leaders observe silence as a mark of tribute to the Amarnath victims and departed members including Union Ministers Anil Madhav Dave, Dasari Narayana Rao, Akhilesh Das Gupta, Era Sezhiyan, Palvai Govardhan Reddy, C. Narayana Reddy, U.K. Lakshmana Gowda, and P.N. Sukul. 

Jul 17, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

PM congratulates NDA pick Kovind on prez poll eve

At a meeting, Modi recalled that the former Bihar governor had worked as a 'sahyogi' (aide) of Morarji Desai when he was the prime minister.

Jul 16, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

Prez poll demands a vote of conscience: Sonia

She also described the electoral contest as the opposition's fight against a "narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision".

Jul 16, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Delhi HC rejects MP Minister's plea to vote in Presidential poll

A Division Bench of Justice Muralidhar and Justice Pratibha Singh rejected Mishra`s application that challenged a single-judge bench`s order to dismiss his plea to vote in the Presidential poll. 

Jul 16, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
All set for election of next President Monday: Ram Nath Kovind has clear edge

All set for election of next President Monday: Ram Nath Kovind has clear edge

The stage is all set for the election of the 14th President of India on Monday in a contest in which National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind has a clear edge in the electoral college over the opposition nominee Meira Kumar.

Jul 16, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Presidential election 2017: Samajwadi Party divided in two camps; Akhilesh to support Meira, Mulayam in favour of Kovind

Presidential election 2017: Samajwadi Party divided in two camps; Akhilesh to support Meira, Mulayam in favour of Kovind

The Samajwadi Party appears divided on the eve of the presidential election with camps led by its patron Mulayam Singh Yadav and party chief Akhilesh Yadav all set to vote for rival candidates, triggering possibility of cross-voting.

Jul 16, 2017, 12:22 PM IST

CLP urges all Mizoram MLAs to vote for Meira Kumar

Mizoram's Congress Legislature Party (CLP) today urged all the legislators in the state to vote for Meira Kumar in the presidential election, a press statement issued by CLP Secretary H Rohluna said.

Jul 14, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
AAP announces support for Oppn candidate Meira Kumar in presidential battle

AAP announces support for Oppn candidate Meira Kumar in presidential battle

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday announced its support for opposition candidate Meira Kumar in the July 17 presidential election.

Jul 13, 2017, 20:46 PM IST