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  India   Politics  21 Jul 2017

India, Politics, 21 Jul 2017

Saffron party has failed on all fronts: Mamata gives 'Oust BJP from India' call

Mamata said 18 opposition parties had come together and supported joint candidate Meira Kumar in the just-concluded presidential election.

21 Jul 2017 5:12 PM

Blow to Congress, Gujarat leader Vaghela quits party

Vaghela wanted to be the Congress’ chief ministerial candidate in coming Assembly polls.

21 Jul 2017 3:57 PM

Nagaland CM TR Zeliang wins confidence vote, gets support of 47 MLAs

Zeliang was sworn in as Nagaland’s 19th chief minister on Wednesday, hours after Governor PB Acharya dismissed Shurhozelie Liezietsu.

21 Jul 2017 3:06 PM

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

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


Difficult times for Kovind to uphold Constitution, says Meira Kumar

The Congress claimed that Ms Kumar had secured the largest number of votes as an Opposition candidate since independence.

21 Jul 2017 3:37 AM

Cross-voting by Opposition high in Gujarat, Goa

Eight MLAs cross-voted for Mr Kovind in Uttar Pradesh where Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav declared that he voted for Mr Kovind.

21 Jul 2017 3:37 AM

Rajya Sabha chairman accepts Mayawati resignation

She had claimed that she was resigning from the House as she was not allowed to speak on the issue of crimes against her community members.

21 Jul 2017 12:28 AM