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Fate of Meira Kumar, Kovind sealed as Prez poll ends; result on Thursday

There was a clash between TMC MLA and his counterparts after the former said that the latter had set the hills on fire.

17 Jul 2017 9:00 AM

Waiting for a President

The victor in today’s election will have to live up to the very high standards set by both Dr Kalam and outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee.

17 Jul 2017 3:20 AM

Presidential poll fight against narrow-minded, divisive, communal vision: Sonia

We cannot not let India be hostage to those who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision,

16 Jul 2017 7:42 PM

Prez poll: No personal pens, use 'special marker' to mark vote, says EC

EC said using any other pen will invalidate the vote during counting under the Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections Rules, 1974.

16 Jul 2017 6:06 PM

HS Phoolka says won’t vote for Meira Kumar

AAP has decided to support Meira Kumar in the presidential poll.

16 Jul 2017 2:23 AM


Differences in Samajwadi Party back to fore ahead of prez poll?

SP spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said that Akhilesh Yadav has given instruction to his MLAs to vote for Meira Kumar.

15 Jul 2017 10:40 AM

Opposition loses a chance to sow confusion in NDA

Every political party selected candidates on the basis of caste and community but this was not acknowledged.

14 Jul 2017 12:23 AM

AAP extends support to Oppn presidential candidate Meira Kumar

On July 17, the electors will cast their votes to elect the next President of India.

13 Jul 2017 8:18 PM

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

Gopal Gandhi Opposition parties’ choice for Vice-President

Mr Gandhi, a former West Bengal governor, will file his nomination on July 17.

12 Jul 2017 1:53 AM


Prez polls: Tweaking democracy through a vote of conscience

In fielding Ms Kumar, it is true that Mrs Gandhi and other Opposition leaders have put some pressure on the JD(U) leadership.

10 Jul 2017 12:14 AM

Prez poll: My fight against BJP ideology not Kovind, says Meira Kumar

The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17 and President Pranab Mukherjee will demit office on July 24.

09 Jul 2017 8:35 PM

Bihar CM stays away as Meira Kumar arrives

Nitish Kumar had sparked off a debate last month by deciding to support BJP’s Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

07 Jul 2017 7:29 AM

Six rebel Trinamool MLAs meet, support Ram Nath Kovind

The TMC legislators are all set to join the BJP, sources close to these legislators told this newspaper.

07 Jul 2017 5:15 AM

Atmosphere of fear must end in India, says Meira Kumar

The presidential election, she said, was not merely about two candidates fighting the elections for the post of the president.

05 Jul 2017 4:54 AM


Rahul Gandhi tries to pacify Nitish Kumar, admits mistakes

Mr Kumar also admonished the Opposition alliance for fielding “Bihar ki beti” Meira Kumar despite certain defeat.

05 Jul 2017 1:53 AM

Ideology lone plank of presidential contest: Meira Kumar

Kumar expressed gratitude to all political parties for nominating her for the post of the President and for showing trust in her.

04 Jul 2017 6:36 PM

Liberate dalits, rid society of caste prejudices: Meira Kumar on political freedom

Pinarayi Vijayan said that Meira Kumar is the representative of the fight for minorities and Kerala would unanimously support her.

03 Jul 2017 10:37 AM

BJP hopes many in Opposition will cast vote for Ram Nath Kovind

Six MLAs of the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC from Tripura have made it clear that they will not vote in favour of a ‘CPI(M)-supported nominee’.

03 Jul 2017 1:32 AM

Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar to visit Hyd ahead of Prez poll

While Kumar, the joint opposition candidate, will arrive in Hyderabad on Monday, Kovind's visit is scheduled for Tuesday.

02 Jul 2017 2:43 PM