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Democrats name 20 presidential candidates for 1st debate

New York Mayor de Blasio and New York Senator Gillibrand, who have been fighting with President Trump over immigration, also made the cut.

14 Jun 2019 9:23 PM

Foxconn chairman mulls presidential bid; plans to withdraw from daily ops

The company later said Gou will remain chairman of Foxconn, though he plans to withdraw from daily operations.

16 Apr 2019 11:03 AM

Cross-voting by oppn lawmakers enhanced Kovind's presidency

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

India gets 14th President today: List of achievements of previous Raisina Hill occupants

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 defeats Kumar, becomes 14th President of India

Ram Nath Kovind succeeds Pranab Mukherjee whose Presidential term will end on July 24.

20 Jul 2017 4:15 PM


Presidential election: Open cross-voting for Ram Nath Kovind

The exercise effectively tested the brigade’s joint strike capability on plateaus, according to the press release.

18 Jul 2017 5:32 AM

Jailbird Chhagan Bhujbal grabs eyeballs

After casting vote on President election day at Vidhan Bhavan, he maintains innocence.

18 Jul 2017 2:18 AM

BJP confident of Kovind's win, CPI(M) asks electoral college to vote 'thoughtfully'

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

SP divided in two camps on prez-poll eve, cross-voting likely

Though the division in the party may not have any bearing on the election result, it will certainly complicate the family feud further.

16 Jul 2017 2:14 PM

Ram Nath Kovind thanks Uddhav Thackeray for Sena’s support

Mr Kovind, who is on a visit to Mumbai, met the MLAs and MPs at Garware Club in South Mumbai.

16 Jul 2017 12:51 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

I’m a citizen candidate: Oppn VP nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Gandhi said he doesn't feel like talking about himself as the country suffers from a 'mini crisis' of sorts.

12 Jul 2017 4:02 PM

18 opposition parties meet over vice presidential poll

The opposition floor management for the Monsoon Session of Parliament, which starts on July 17, was also on agenda.

11 Jul 2017 12:40 PM

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

Imprisoned ex-DY CM Bhujbal allowed to cast vote in Prez polls on July 17

The judge accepted arguments made by Bhujbal’s lawyer.

04 Jul 2017 2:09 AM


Prez poll: Listen to inner voice while casting votes, says Meira Kumar

Kumar said she was honoured by the trust the 17 parties led by the Congress have show in her.

02 Jul 2017 12:56 PM

I'm no scapegoat in Presidential election, fighting for ideology: Meira Kumar

17 opposition parties have fielded Kumar as their joint candidate in the presidential election against NDA's nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

01 Jul 2017 6:21 PM

Ram Nath Kovind meets former Puducherry chief minister in Chennai

Kovind has been doing extensive campaigning for the upcoming Presidential elections.

01 Jul 2017 3:23 PM

Support Kovind; fight against Central negligence will continue: Naveen Patnaik

Reacting to the CM’s remark, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra said the CM had no other option than supporting the NDA candidate.

20 Jun 2017 1:16 PM

CPM, Mamata take on NDA's prez candidate choice; Oppn to meet on June 22

Opposition parties will meet on June 22 to decide on fielding a consensus candidate for the prez election which is slated for July 17.

19 Jun 2017 6:47 PM