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Mexico's former first-lady Margarita Zavala to run independent in next year's poll

'I would have liked to (run) for the PAN. I did everything in my power to make it happen,' Zavala said in a video posted online.

07 Oct 2017 12:27 PM

BJP gets 8-10 cross votes, Opposition parties shocked

Snatching 10 MLAs from opposition also means that BJP is getting close to a single-handed majority in Maharashtra.

21 Jul 2017 3:12 AM

Arvind Kejriwal asks MLAs to follow ‘conscience’

As voting progressed, speculation was rife about alleged “cross-voting” by a few AAP MLAs.

18 Jul 2017 6:42 AM

Presidential polls: Voters to get special pens

Specially serial-numbered pens with violet ink have been supplied by the EC for voters to mark their votes on Monday.

17 Jul 2017 2:29 AM

Opposition needs to stand up to ‘divisive’, ‘communal’ vision, says Sonia Gandhi

The Congress President said that the numbers might be stacked against the candidates but the battle needed to be fought and fought hard.

17 Jul 2017 2:29 AM


Samajwadi Party stands divided on eve of Presidential polls

If cross voting takes place in SP — as is now expected — it would create a piquant situation for SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.

17 Jul 2017 2:28 AM

Amid 'rifts' in Oppn, Rahul asks party leaders to not criticise Nitish

The war of words had started when Nitish Kumar supported BJP's Presidential canidate Kovind instead of the Opposition candiate Meira Kumar.

07 Jul 2017 8:59 AM

Cracks in Opposition deepen as Nitish Kumar takes aim at Congress

The statement came a day after Kumar criticised the Congress and held it responsible for the mess in the Opposition.

04 Jul 2017 4:13 AM

Opposition for all-out assault on govt over agrarian crisis

Congress reaches out to parties to corner govt in Monsoon Session.

26 Jun 2017 12:54 AM

Name of Prez candidate will be declared before June 23: Venkaiah

The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17 as President Pranab Mukherjee will demit the office on July 25.

18 Jun 2017 3:50 PM


Sena dialed 'wrong number' by proposing Bhagwat's name for Prez: RSS

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in the past had said he had suggested Bhagwat's name for the post of president.

17 Jun 2017 9:08 AM

Presidential polls: No support for BJP until candidate name suggested, says Yechury

He further reiterated his party's stand that a candidate with 'impeccable secular credentials' should be the next president.

16 Jun 2017 7:10 PM

Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice: report

The White House has been directing all questions related to this to Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz.

15 Jun 2017 1:22 PM

Presidential polls: 3-member BJP panel to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

Leaders of opposition parties are meeting this afternoon to chalk out a joint strategy for the presidential poll. 

14 Jun 2017 5:12 PM

Three top mantris on BJP panel for Prez polls

Will talk to BJP allies & Opp. parties in search of consensus.

13 Jun 2017 1:11 AM


BJP will discuss Prez pick with Oppn parties, says Amit Shah

The BJP president, however, refused to discuss any likely names as candidates for the President’s post.

28 May 2017 1:53 AM

'Consensus' has many meanings, but will consult Oppn: Shah on prez nominee

Shah declined to speak about likely names from the NDA for the president's post, claiming they have not decided on anyone yet.

27 May 2017 4:07 PM

My absence at Sonia's lunch 'misinterpreted': Nitish

Nitish on Friday missed the lunch organised by the Congress President, which was attended by Sharad Yadav.

26 May 2017 9:19 PM

Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi to discuss presidential polls

We have discussed important issues regarding politics and presidential election both, Banerjee said.

16 May 2017 8:05 PM

Prez poll: Sonia Gandhi takes lead to find Oppn candidate

A senior JD-U leader said Sonia Gandhi said the Congress was ready to take the lead in any such agitation.

27 Apr 2017 2:21 AM