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20 July, 2017 10:59 PM Congress' Shankarsinh Vaghela Keeps Party Guessing About Birthday Plans

Shankarsinh Vaghela has made it known to the party and public alike that this function, billed as a show of strength, could see him unveil his plans for the future. GANDHINAGAR: The day after 11 Congress lawmakers in Gujarat are believed to have voted for the NDA's presidential candidate, a much bigger challenge awaits the party today when its senior 19

20 July, 2017 9:58 PM US Senator McCain Vows To Fight Cancer, Return To Washington

WASHINGTON: U.S. Senator John McCain on Thursday vowed a quick return to Washington despite his newly diagnosed brain cancer in a show of the fighting spirit that has come to define the war hero and which prompted a wave of support across the political spectrum. The 80-year-old outspoken former Republican presidential candidate had surgery last week for a blood 49

20 July, 2017 9:01 PM Cancer diagnosis spotlights Sen. John McCain's rare ability to bring partisans together

John McCain, with his short fuse and lashing tongue, is not always an easy man to like, or to get along with. The Arizona senator acknowledged as much in a wry tweet he dispatched Thursday morning — candor and self-deprecation always being two of his strongest, most appealing suits. “I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support,” McCain wrote, hours 20

20 July, 2017 8:04 PM Kovind first President from Sangh, cross-voting boosts margin

Former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind will become India’s 14th President and the first RSS man to hold the post, winning a contest marked by cross-voting in his favour in West Bengal, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa as well as among Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha members. NEW DELHI: Former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind will become India's 14th President and the first 45

20 July, 2017 4:50 PM Cross-voting in many states boosts President-elect Kovind's victory margin

Ram Nath Kovind, former Bihar governor and old BJP hand, will be sworn in as India’s 14th President on July 25. The NDA candidate Kovind defeated the Opposition’s nominee and former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar by garnering over 65% of votes in the electoral college. NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Kovind+ , former Bihar governor and old BJP hand, will be sworn 16

20 July, 2017 4:41 PM Can Ram Nath Kovind, second Dalit President, follow in the footsteps of first Dalit President K R Narayanan?

India's President-elect Ram Nath Kovind is only the second Dalit President of the country. He won comfortably by cornering 66 per cent of the Presidential electoral college vote while his rival, another eminent Dalit politician, Meira Kumar got 34 per cent votes. The result of the presidential election held on 17 July was just a requirement for Kovind 14

20 July, 2017 4:27 PM U.S. Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

USA-TRUMP/SESSIONS (UPDATE 2, PIX, TV):UPDATE 2-U.S. Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday brushed off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Justice Department's Russia investigation, saying he loved his job and planned to continue 17

20 July, 2017 3:54 PM Presidential Election 2017: Out of 77 invalid votes, MPs had cast 21

According to data provided by the returning officer, a total of 77 votes were found to be invalid.  New Delhi: A total of 77 votes were declared invalid on Thursday during counting for the presidential election and the list of rejected ballots was topped by parliamentarians. According to data provided by the returning officer, a total of 77 votes were found 17

20 July, 2017 2:31 PM Presidential Election 2017: Cross-Voting In Presidential Poll Flashes Warning Signs For Opposition

Ram Nath Kovind's election as the next president of India was never in doubt but the large scale cross-voting in seven states throws up a big worry for the opposition, especially ahead of polls in Gujarat later this year. Many in the opposition voted for Mr Kovind rather than their own candidate Meira Kumar in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, West Bengal 16

20 July, 2017 12:51 PM Sharif family fulfils onus of proof responsibility

ISLAMABAD: While the four major successes termed as ‘critical evidence’ by the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) have already been proved wrong or have failed to prove anything wrong, the JIT report couldn’t come up with even a single conclusive evidence to hold Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or any other respondent responsible for any crime or even any wrongdoing 34