This is what Ram Nath Kovind said after winning Presidential PollJul 20, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
"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
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
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
The meeting, attended by opposition candidates for presidential and vice-presidential elections - Meira Kumar and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, took place on the eve of presidential election.Jul 16, 2017, 20:54 PM IST
"A mockdrill is being conducted to cater to any emergency-like situation and evacuate people during the crictical hour. Apart from this, the mockdrill will also enable us to plug possible loopholes in the security apparatus (if any)," SSP, ATS, Umesh Kumar Srivastava told PTI.Jul 16, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
Across the electoral college, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has 31 per cent MPs and MLAs with criminal cases, Congress has 26 per cent, Trinamool Congress has 29 per cent, Communist Party of India (Marxist) has 49 per cent, Communist Party of India (CPI) has 58 per cent such MPs and MLAs.Jul 14, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
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
DMK working president M K Stalin, his party legislators, Left parties MPs TK Rangarajan (CPI-M) and D Raja (CPI), Congress party MLAs, and leaders participated in the meeting.Jul 02, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance`s (NDA) candidate for the President`s post Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday arrived here and sought the political parties` support in the July 17 presidential polls.Jul 01, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
From the Chandigarh International Airport, Kovind drove to Panchkula town in Haryana where he will meet legislators from the state.Jun 29, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Mahagathbandhan has been experiencing several ups and downs because of the President Elections 2017.Jun 28, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Nitish Kumar uncomfortable in grand alliance with RJD, Congress, will welcome him if he joins NDA: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) said that they will welcome Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal United (JDU) Nitish Kumar into the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).Jun 24, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
Presidential poll: After Iftar meal with Lalu Yadav, Nitish Kumar still sticks to his choice on supporting NDA's pick
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made it clear that he will not change his stand on backing NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind for the presidential election.Jun 23, 2017, 21:26 PM IST
"Intentions of the opposition are not honest towards Dalits, otherwise they would have fielded Kumar last time," Adityanath said.
The state unit president of the Congress "hoped" that Telangana Chief Minister and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao would reconsider his decision to support Kovind as he is "opposed to Muslims and Christians and specifically opposed reservation to Muslims and giving SC status to Dalit Christians."Jun 23, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
The July 17 presidential election will see a contest between two Dalits, one hailing from Uttar Pradesh and the other from Bihar.Jun 23, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
The AIADMK has a total of 49 MPs, including 37 in Lok Sabha, while its strength in the Tamil Nadu Assembly is 135.
Jun 23, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Opposition leaders yesterday devoted some time to Nitish, whose decision to support NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind had rattled many.
Jun 23, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar and ex-home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde are believed to be among the others being considered by the opposition parties.
Jun 22, 2017, 15:43 PM IST