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Presidential elections a fight of ideology: Opposition nominee Meira Kumar

Opposition`s presidential nominee Meira Kumar on Friday expressed her happiness at being nominated, while stating that the poll is a fight of ideology.

Presidential Elections: Ram Nath Kovind files nomination, accompanied by PM Narendra Modi

Ram Nath Kovind, who has been chosen as a nominee by the National Democratic Party (NDA) for the upcoming Presidential elections, filed his nomination papers in the Parliament House here on Friday.

Meira Kumar made scapegoat by Congress: BJP

The NDA has chosen Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit leader from the BJP, as its candidate and his victory is almost a foregone conclusion as the ruling bloc enjoys a comfortable majority in the electoral college with the support of parties like the AIADMK, the TRS and the JD(U).

Presidential elections: AIADMK to support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Chief Minister K Palaniswami had yesterday announced the faction's support to Kovind, who has since resigned as Governor of Bihar.

Presidential polls: Lalu Yadav unfazed by Nitish's support to NDA's Ram Nath Kovind, says will go by Opposition pick

Presidential polls: Lalu Yadav unfazed by Nitish's support to NDA's Ram Nath Kovind, says will go by Opposition pick

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav on Wednesday said that his party will go by other opposition parties on their choice for a presidential candidate. 

Ram Nath Kovind's candidature will be fought politically: Pinarayi Vijayan

Ram Nath Kovind's candidature will be fought politically: Pinarayi Vijayan

NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind was "a political candidate" of the BJP and his candidature would be "faced" politically, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Wednesday.

Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind performs yoga in Delhi

NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind today joined the International Yoga Day celebrations in the national capital as he performed asanas at central Delhi's Connaught Place and urged people to take up the traditional practice.

Congress accuses BJP of unilateralism on Presidential candidate

The Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, refused to go into the merits and demerits of the NDA candidate.

NDA declares Ramnath Kovind as their Presidential candidate

Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind is declared as NDA's Presidential candidate. The candidate's name was announced by Amit Shah at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting.

Sushma Swaraj's name at forefront by NDA for Presidential candidate: Sources

BJP Parliamentary Board's meeting is going to held today to discuss the name of the candidate for Presidential polls. Votes for Presidential post is going to held on July 17.

Venkaiah Naidu says BJP to announce presidential candidate name before June 23

Venkaiah Naidu says BJP to announce presidential candidate name before June 23

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the name of the presidential candidate would be announced before June 23. 

Disclosing name before parleys on presidential nominee may not be appropriate: Government

Disclosing name before parleys on presidential nominee may not be appropriate: Government

Sources said the government and the BJP are of the view that approaching different parties with one or a panel of names for approval without knowing their views and suggestions may not be appropriate. 

'Metro man' Sreedharan to be nominated as NDA's candidate for President's post?

'Metro man' Sreedharan to be nominated as NDA's candidate for President's post?

There is a probability of 'Metro man' E Sreedharan being nominated as the ruling BJP-led NDA's candidate for President, as per a media report.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to be NDA's candidate for President?

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to be NDA's candidate for President?

Consultation process in both the BJP and the Opposition camps shifted into high gear on Wednesday as filing of nominations for the presidential election began.

Presidential elections to be held on July 17, counting on July 20: Election Commission

Presidential elections to be held on July 17, counting on July 20: Election Commission

The tenure of Pranab Mukherjee as President comes to an end on July 24. 

Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump, recalls Richard Nixon's impeachment of Justice

Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump, recalls Richard Nixon's impeachment of Justice

Clinton attacked the Trump administration budget, calling it a "con" and "an attack of unimaginable cruelty on the most vulnerable among us".

Hope for consensus candidate for President, says Mamata after meeting PM Modi

Hope for consensus candidate for President, says Mamata after meeting PM Modi

Mamata Banerjee has sought funds from the Centre to implement schemes.

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi, says there was no deliberation on Presidential Election

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi, says there was no deliberation on Presidential Election

Mamata is scheduled to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Opposition leaders on Friday to finalise a common non-BJP candidate for the presidential elections in July.

Presidential election: Nitish Kumar to skip Sonia Gandhi's luncheon meet

"Nitish Kumar ji would not be attending the meeting chaired by Sonia Gandhi ji" Rajya Sabha MP and Janata Dal-United Spokesperson.