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  India   Politics  17 Jul 2017

India, Politics, 17 Jul 2017

Venkaiah Naidu NDA's VP candidate? BJP Parl Board to decide today

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu is speculated to be BJP's candidate for vice presidential poll.

17 Jul 2017 5:29 PM

BJP to pick VP candidate today; Venkaiah Naidu, Maha Governor favourites

An alliance of 18 opposition parties, including the Cong, has already announced Gopalkrishna Gandhi as its candidate for vice prez poll.

17 Jul 2017 2:02 PM

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

Sena asks Cong to get 'mental balance' checked for nominating Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Raut even said the Congress should understand that nominating Gopalkrishna, who backed Memon, is like going against the nation.

17 Jul 2017 1:26 PM

MPs to present President with coffee table book as farewell gift

Pranab Mukherjee's term ends on July 24 and the next president will take oath on July 25.

17 Jul 2017 12:51 PM


Fate of Meira Kumar, Kovind sealed as Prez poll ends; result on Thursday

There was a clash between TMC MLA and his counterparts after the former said that the latter had set the hills on fire.

17 Jul 2017 9:00 AM

Centre’s maximalist stand aggravating J&K problem, says Chidambaram

The Opposition has been blaming the Centre and the PDP- BJP government in the state for the unrest and violence in Kashmir Valley.

17 Jul 2017 2:37 AM

BJP pushes Venkaiah Naidu as it wants him to take charge in RS

The Opposition has already selected Mr Gopalkrishna Gandhi as its nominee.

17 Jul 2017 2:30 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