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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.

In Kerala, Meira Kumar is the winner

When votes polled in the 139-member Kerala Assembly were counted on Thursday, all votes barring one from the lone BJP legislator O Rajagopal went in favour of Meira Kumar. 

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

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

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. 

Ram Nath Kovind elected India's 14th President: As it happened

Ram Nath Kovind is the first BJP member to be elected President. 

 

 

 

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 elected India's 14th President, says verdict 'evidence of greatness of Indian democracy'

Ram Nath Kovind elected India's 14th President, says verdict 'evidence of greatness of Indian democracy'

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.

Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: Here is how states voted in Presidential Election 2017

Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: Here is how states voted in Presidential Election 2017

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind is leading with a handsome margin in the presidential contest.

Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: India's next President to be named on Thursday; counting to begin at 11 am

Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: India's next President to be named on Thursday; counting to begin at 11 am

Close to 99 percent voting was recorded for electing India's next president.

Presidential Election 2017: Counting of votes on July 20

Presidential Election 2017: Counting of votes on July 20

Counting of the ballots cast in the July 17 Presidential Election will be taken up here on Thursday to decide the fate of two contenders -- the ruling NDA`s candidate Ram Nath Kovind, who has a clear edge, and the combined Opposition nominee Meira Kumar.

DNA: Know more about the post and dignity of an Indian President

This segment describes about these two Presidential candidates background, achievements and political career.

Presidential election 2017: Polling as it happened

Parliamentarians and legislators across India began voting on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in what is a direct contest between ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and opposition-backed Meira Kumar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to cast his vote to elect the next president of India.

Presidential Election 2017: Several SP MLAs, myself voted for Kovind, confirms Shivpal Yadav

Presidential Election 2017: Several SP MLAs, myself voted for Kovind, confirms Shivpal Yadav

The Samajwadi Party, which has 47 MLAs in the 403-member House, is officially backing the Congress-led Opposition presidential nominee Meira Kumar, the former Lok Sabha Speaker. 

Vote according to conscience, Arvind Kejriwal tells MLAs

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said MLAs should vote in the presidential poll according to their conscience.

Presidential election 2017: This is how India's President is elected!

The voting for Presidential Elections 2017 began at the Parliament and Vidhan Sabha of different states including Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Srinagar. This segment explains the procedure of electing a President in India.

Presidential election: NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind likely to win against Meira Kumar

The voting for Presidential Election 2017 will begin in Parliament and Vidhan Sabha of different states at 10 am. PM Narendra Modi said that Ram Nath Kovind is ideal candidate for the President. It seems Kovind's victory is certain as there are 63% of votes in his favour.

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.

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.

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.