The Trinamul Congress has, however, officially denied that Mr Roy’s name had been finalised.
28 Jun 2018 2:10 AM
He is comfortable identifying himself as an activist rather than a politician.
16 Aug 2017 2:18 AM
The Congress central leadership is yet to take a call on the selection of the party’s candidate.
27 Jul 2017 3:01 AM
Vaghela wanted to be the Congress’ chief ministerial candidate in coming Assembly polls.
21 Jul 2017 3:57 PM
BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav, Kovind's key election manager, claimed close to 116 lawmakers from rival parties voted for Kovind.
21 Jul 2017 11:10 AM
Ram Nath Kovind is second dalit after K.R. Narayanan, and first BJP member to be President.
21 Jul 2017 6:02 AM
The Congress claimed that Ms Kumar had secured the largest number of votes as an Opposition candidate since independence.
21 Jul 2017 3:37 AM
Only once in 70 years has India been able to agree universally on a President.
21 Jul 2017 12:06 AM
The two Presidential nominees - NDA's Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition's Meira Kumar - were both from the Dalit community.
20 Jul 2017 4:31 PM
Ram Nath Kovind succeeds Pranab Mukherjee whose Presidential term will end on July 24.
20 Jul 2017 4:15 PM
The votes would be counted on four separate tables and there would be eight rounds of counting.
20 Jul 2017 9:38 AM
The numbers are stacked in favour of the ruling coalition’s nominee Ram Nath Kovind over the Opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar.
20 Jul 2017 3:48 AM
PM Modi’s handpicked candidate for President is Ram Nath Kovind, a dalit gentleman who was governor of Bihar until recently.
20 Jul 2017 2:07 AM
Only the caste identity matters — the identity that was supposed to have become irrelevant long ago.
19 Jul 2017 2:18 AM
Ms Kumar and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi best summed up the reality by declaring it “a contest of ideologies”.
19 Jul 2017 12:52 AM
According to the Secretariat of the Lok Sabha, a total of 768 MPs voted in the election of both the Houses.
18 Jul 2017 6:38 AM
Ms Banerjee met Basirhat MLA Dipendu Biswas and is likely to have taken stock of the present situation in Basirhat.
18 Jul 2017 1:51 AM
Further slamming the government, Banerjee stated that the TMC will not bow down and will rather fight and be happy to go to jail.
17 Jul 2017 6:53 PM
Kovind, the former Bihar governor, is contesting against the opposition's joint candidate and former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar.
17 Jul 2017 1:49 PM
The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in New Delhi.
17 Jul 2017 12:49 PM