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presidential polls 2017

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

Prez poll: With Bihar grand alliance in fray, CM said won't follow anybody's ideology

The JD(U) and the RJD along with the Congress are the partners in the ruling grand alliance in the state.

02 Jul 2017 9:49 PM

Presidency more than protocol, privileged to work with Pranab Mukherjee: PM

Modi also took the occasion to laud the efforts of photographer Varun Joshi towards the making of the coffee table book.

02 Jul 2017 9:25 PM

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


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

Different views on prez poll, but Bihar grand alliance will stay till 2025: JDU

Rift is being speculated in the grand alliance after Lalu said that Nitish Kumar made a mistake by extending support to Kovind.

28 Jun 2017 1:15 PM

Prez poll: Flanked by Sonia, Manmohan Singh, Meira Kumar files papers

Sonia Gandhi and other top Congress and opposition leaders were amongst those who proposed and seconded her nomination.

28 Jun 2017 12:47 PM

Has 'Bihar Ki Beti' been chosen to lose, asks Nitish, says will not change stand

Kovind was the Governor of Bihar before being chosen as NDA nominee for the July 17 prez polls billed as a 'dalit versus dalit' contest.

23 Jun 2017 10:04 PM

Don't make a historic blunder, support 'Bihar ki Beti' Meira Kumar: Lalu to Nitish

Lalu Prasad however said that the difference in views will not have any impact on the Grand Alliance government in Bihar.

23 Jun 2017 6:41 PM


Prez post above party politics, will maintain its dignity: Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind filed his nomination papers on Friday for the July 17 presidential election in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and other leaders.

23 Jun 2017 2:14 PM

Ram Nath Kovind files nomination; Modi, NDA CMs present

The name of the 2-term RS member did not figure among probables but his nomination by the BJP is being seen as a ‘political masterstroke’.

23 Jun 2017 9:04 AM

Presidential polls: As Opposition meet begins, here's a look at who stands where

Meira Kumar, Prakash Ambedkar, Gopal Krishna Gandhi and Sushil Kumar Shinde are prospective candidates in the fray.

22 Jun 2017 5:07 PM