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2017 Presidential election

Prez poll called Dalit vs Dalit contest shows society's real face: Meira Kumar

Kumar further added that whenever 2 people from upper castes contested prez election, their achievements, qualities were discussed.

13 Jul 2017 11:22 AM

Prez poll war to uphold ideology of Gandhi: Meira Kumar

Launching her presidential campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, Meira Kumar said she wishes that people of Gujarat make progress.

30 Jun 2017 10:51 AM

Prez poll: PDP assures support to NDA nominee Kovind

The assurance of support was given to Ram Nath Kovind during a joint meeting with the MLAs of the PDP, the BJP and the Peoples Conference.

28 Jun 2017 8:03 PM

Presidential election is battle of ideology and principles: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi said the Opposition was determined to fight the poll.

28 Jun 2017 2:17 PM

Prez poll: Oppn candidate Meira Kumar to file nomination tomorrow

Meira Kumar will file her nominations in the presence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and a number of opposition leaders.

27 Jun 2017 9:10 PM


Prez poll: Meira Kumar says caste system should be buried deep down

Meira Kumar said she would launch her poll campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat.

27 Jun 2017 2:32 PM

No need to drag ideology into presidential poll: Venkaiah to Oppn

M Venkaiah Naidu said it was unfortunate that the Congress and Left parties are trying to rake up a controversy, where none exists.

26 Jun 2017 6:18 PM

Prez poll: Kovind to visit Srinagar on June 28 as part of campaign

NDA’s Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will, along with leaders, would meet the MPs of BJP and the PDP to seek their support.

26 Jun 2017 1:45 PM

Kovind to visit UP tomorrow on nationwide tour ahead of prez poll

Kovind is likely to meet MPs and MLAs of the BJP, its allies and also leaders of other political parties over dinner, sources said.

24 Jun 2017 2:57 PM

Presidential polls: Meira Kumar made ‘scapegoat’ by Oppn, claims BJP

He questioned why Congress did not nominate Meira Kumar when it was in a position to ensure her victory to the top office.

22 Jun 2017 9:43 PM


Meira Kumar thanks Opposition for Presidential nomination

Meira Kumar said she is delighted over the unity which represents coming together of forces that have a strong ideological base.

22 Jun 2017 9:09 PM

Prez polls: BSP chief Mayawati says ‘will support Meira Kumar’

BSP supremo said the Opposition's nominee for President's post Meira Kumar is more capable and popular than the NDA candidate.

22 Jun 2017 9:00 PM

Prez polls: Lalu Yadav says ‘Will meet Nitish, ask him not to back Kovind'

Lalu Yadav said he would continue to urge JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar to change his decision of supporting NDA’s Presidential candidate.

22 Jun 2017 8:30 PM

Presidential polls: Oppn fields Meira Kumar against NDA’s Kovind

Opposition on Thursday named former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar as their nominee while NDA had named ex-Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind.

22 Jun 2017 7:39 PM

Prez polls: Oppn names Dalit candidate Meira Kumar against Ram Nath Kovind

The opposition meeting headed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi named Meira Kumar against NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind.

22 Jun 2017 5:37 PM


Prez elections: JD(U) to skip Oppn's meet tomorrow, confirms support to NDA

JD(U) leaders said they are happy with Kovind's selection and that it is the matter of Bihar's development.

21 Jun 2017 8:47 PM

Prez polls: Left likely to name Prakash Ambedkar against Ram Nath Kovind

A top Left leader said, 'A top Left leader said, 'It will be a political contest, we are not expecting to win the election.

21 Jun 2017 7:37 PM

Presidential polls: RJD to wait till June 22 to decide on support for Kovind

RJD chief Lalu Yadav said his party will wait for the opposition meet on Thursday before making a final decision.

21 Jun 2017 7:05 PM

AAP to decide on prez candidate after opposition meet tomorrow

Aam Aadmi Party is however, not invited for opposition meet on Thursday for the selection of presidential candidate.

21 Jun 2017 6:45 PM