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Presidential elections

Assembly poll results to have bearing on President's election due later this year

The term of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24

06 Mar 2022 2:25 PM

PPP, PML-N likely to field joint presidential candidate

In this regard, an all-party conference chaired by PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif is scheduled to take place in Murree on August 25.

22 Aug 2018 3:55 PM

Russian Tycoon, fresh from jail, announces presidential bid

He is a divisive figure, with many Russians viewing him as a symbol of capitalist excess.

09 Nov 2017 2:59 PM

Trump-Russia campaign ties: Clinton camp helped fund dossier research

The payments continued until just days before the November 2016 election.

25 Oct 2017 6:15 PM

Hillary, please run again: Trump taunts Clinton for stance on NFL protests

Trump said that Clinton's words of support to protesting professional athletes was one example of why she lost in 2016.

18 Oct 2017 12:20 PM


14th President was always a ‘frontbencher’ in class

Coming from a humble background, Ram Nath Kovind, a dalit, is the youngest among seven siblings.

21 Jul 2017 3:37 AM

Template Rashtrapati

The ability of the President to act independently is severely constrained by the Constitution.

21 Jul 2017 12:09 AM

Chhattisgarh MLA not allowed to vote due to slogan on shirt

Chief minister Raman Singh after exercising his franchise in the elections said victory of NDA candidate was forgone conclusion.

18 Jul 2017 6:42 AM

Vote in name of ideology, says Meira Kumar

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

Here is a look at how President is elected in India

The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in New Delhi.

17 Jul 2017 12:49 PM


UP parties split to back Kovind in Prez polls

According to reports, two legislators from the Congress and three from the BSP are ready to vote in favour of the NDA candidate.

05 Jul 2017 2:08 AM

Presidential poll: AAP may extend support to Cong candidate Meira Kumar

UPA-led by Congress has nominated Meira Kumar against Ram Nath Kovind, BJP-led NDA's candidate for the polls. 

01 Jul 2017 6:03 PM

Prez poll not a dalit strife, says Meira Kumar

Seventeen opposition parties have extended their support to Kumar.

01 Jul 2017 4:07 AM

Meira Kumar appeals to electoral college to vote for her

The electoral college for the presidential elections constitutes MPs of both Houses of Parliament and MLAs of State Assemblies.

26 Jun 2017 1:18 AM

Kovind’s Prez poll campaign begins in Lucknow today

Meanwhile, the Election Commission team took stock of the preparations and held a meeting with Vidhan Sabha officials on the poll arrangements.

25 Jun 2017 12:51 AM


No blind support for NDA’s Prez aspirant

Thackeray remained firm on two names for the President’s post — RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and scientist M.S. Swaminathan.

19 Jun 2017 1:31 AM

Won’t back saffron presidential candidate: Congress

BJP president Amit Shah is due to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Sunday to try and win over the miffed ally.

16 Jun 2017 1:50 AM

Committee could be formed to select nominee: WB CM on prez poll

Mamata Banerjee, after attending Sonia Gandhi's lunch with 17 Opposition parties, said no names were discussed in the meeting.

26 May 2017 8:02 PM

Amid NDA's silence, Opposition to intensify efforts for joint prez candidate

The term of Pranab Mukherjee ends on July 24 and the election has to take place before that.

21 May 2017 8:00 PM

Sharad Pawar rejected Sonia's offer to be presidential candidate: NCP

Pawar clearly informed Gandhi that she should consider somebody else's name, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said.

18 May 2017 9:14 PM