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K.C. Singh | Maldives the latest play in India-China games

Warning signals that India’s Maldivian policy was fraying had been visible for some time

04 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

99% MPs, MLAs vote in Presidential election: Murmu tipped to win

NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu, who is pitted against the united Opposition candidate, Yashwant Sinha, is the clear favourite to win

19 Jul 2022 6:59 AM

Rahul Gandhi abroad on private trip, will miss key Congress meeting

Rahul is expected to return by the weekend, which will enable him to vote in the presidential election on July 18 and attend Monsoon Session

13 Jul 2022 7:21 AM

Anand K. Sahay | Back Murmu for Prez: It’s a big social shift for India

If someone from such a background is elevated to the presidency, will it be such a bad thing when we consider India’s diversity?

01 Jul 2022 11:50 PM

Didi, upset with Pawar's agenda, to skip Oppn meet on Prez polls

Mamata Banerjee may send her nephew MP Abhishek Banerjee

19 Jun 2022 11:27 PM


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