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Manohar Parrikar takes dig at Congress over cross-voting

Kovind polled 500 votes as compared to 220 polled by Meira Kumar in Goa, with the former garnering 69.4 per cent of the votes.

Presidential Election 2017: Out of 77 invalid votes, MPs had cast 21

According to data provided by the returning officer, a total of 77 votes were found to be invalid. 

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. 

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.

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. 

Presidential election 2017: Two jailed Maharashtra NCP legislators cast votes

They are former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal and Ramesh Kadam, both currently in custody for various corruption offences.

 

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.

Happy that Dalit will be next President: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Monday expressed happiness that a Dalit would become the next President of India, irrespective of who wins the election.

Vote for ideology that binds India: Meira Kumar to lawmakers

Opposition`s presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Monday said she has requested members of the electoral college to "heed the inner voice of their conscience" and vote in the best interest of the country.

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar seeks support from TMC, Left, Congress

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar seeks support from TMC, Left, Congress

The Congress-led opposition`s Presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday sought support from the legislators and members of Parliament of West Bengal`s Trinamool Congress, Left and Congress parties.

Meira Kumar begins presidential campaign from Sabarmati Ashram, vows to take Mahatma Gandhi's ideology forward

Meira Kumar begins presidential campaign from Sabarmati Ashram, vows to take Mahatma Gandhi's ideology forward

Joint opposition candidate Meira Kumar began her presidential campaign from Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram with a pledge to take forward the ideology of the Father of the Nation

Ram Nath Kovind gets a new address - Mahesh Sharma's Akbar Rd residence

Ram Nath Kovind gets a new address - Mahesh Sharma's Akbar Rd residence

Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma's residence in Akbar Road will be the new temporary address of BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

Presidential Election 2017: Opposition's crucial meet today, Meira Kumar could be candidate

Presidential Election 2017: Opposition's crucial meet today, Meira Kumar could be candidate

Major opposition parties will hold a crucial meet on Thursday amid indications that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar could be their nominee for the Presidential Election.

Ram Nath Kovind – All about NDA's presidential candidate

Ram Nath Kovind – All about NDA's presidential candidate

A native of Kanpur in UP, Kovind is currently serving as the Governer of Bihar.

Presidential Election 2017: BJP may have its way after Assembly wins

The voting for the president's position is through a secret ballot, and party whip does not apply.

Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

The process of filing nominations for the July 17 presidential poll began today with the Election Commission issuing a notification in this regard.

Opposition to field Presidential candidate if no consensus over government nominee: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said the Opposition would accept a candidate of government choice if he or she is secular and one who would uphold the Constitution.