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27 July, 2017 1:23 PM Three Congress MLAs join BJP in Gujarat

In yet another blow to the Congress in Gujarat, its legislators Balwant Sinh Rajput, Tejshri Patel and PI Patel joined the BJP in the midst of elections to 3 Rajya Sabha seats. The development comes at a time when Congress has fielded senior leader Ahmed Patel as its candidate for the Upper House. AHMEDABAD: In another jolt to the Congress in Gujarat 17

25 July, 2017 6:57 PM Bengal Congress Proposes Meira Kumar As Rajya Sabha Candidate

Kolkata: West Bengal Congress leadership has urged the party high command to consider former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar as a candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in the state. "There are a lot of names that have been doing the rounds. But we have proposed the name of Meira Kumar to our party high command as she has been our candidate for the recent 17

25 July, 2017 6:34 AM Ahead Of President's Oath, Opposition Protests Against Suspension Of 6 Congress MPs

New Delhi: Ahead of Ram Nath Kovind's oath ceremony as the country's next President, Opposition leaders gathered on Tuesday morning at Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament to protest against the suspension of six Congress lawmakers by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan yesterday. The MPs had torn official documents and thrown the pieces at the Speaker's 49

25 July, 2017 4:54 AM Ram Nath Kovind swearing in ceremony Live Updates: President-elect pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat

Ram Nath Kovind swearing in ceremony Live Updates: President-elect Ram Nath Kovind will be sworn in as the 14th President of India today. The swearing-in ceremony will take place in Parliament-House. As per the tradition, Kovind will come to Rashtrapati Bhavan forecourt escorted by the Military Secretary to the President. It has been learned that Kovind 121

25 July, 2017 3:56 AM President's Swearing-In Ceremony LIVE: Ram Nath Kovind Takes Oath As 14th President of India Today

New Delhi: President-elect Ram Nath Kovind will take oath as India's 14th President today at a ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament. Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee and President-elect Kovind will arrive in the Central Hall in a ceremonial procession, where Mr Kovind will be administered oath by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar. Those present 52

25 July, 2017 2:13 AM Ram Nath Kovind to swear-in as 14th President of India today

President-elect Ram Nath Kovind will be sworn-in as the 14th President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan today in a glittering ceremony. Chief Justice JS Khehar will be swearing in the new President at a ceremonial function in the Parliament House. Then, outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee and Kovind will have a one-on-one discussion on important files 31

25 July, 2017 2:13 AM Ram Nath Kovind to be sworn in as 14th President of India today

New Delhi: President-elect Ram Nath Kovind will be sworn-in as the 14th President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday in a glittering ceremony. Chief Justice JS Khehar will be swearing in the new President at a ceremonial function in the Parliament House. Before the ceremony, Kovind is scheduled to visit Rajghat where he will pay tribute to the Father 26

22 July, 2017 3:45 PM Nitish Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi amid reports of rift in Grand Alliance

Amid speculation over a rift in the 'grand alliance' in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday and is learnt to have discussed the current political situation. NEW DELHI: Amid speculation over a rift in the 'Grand Alliance' in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi 25

21 July, 2017 12:52 PM India's competitive parliamentary democracy needs a President, but pomp and Raj legacy worth it?

The President adds a dimension of constitutional oversight to a competitive parliamentary democracy. But the pomp and ceremony of the office and the estate, an anachronistic legacy of the Raj, comes at a huge cost to the taxpayer. In its 70th year of Independence, the government has chosen a Dalit candidate for its highest office of the head of the state 19

21 July, 2017 12:26 PM Mamata Banerjee's New Attack On BJP: A 'Quit India Movement'

"We will oust BJP from India. It is our challenge," Mamata Banerjee said at the Trinamool Congress Martyrs Day rally. Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee has announced her own "Quit India Movement" targeting the BJP, launching a blistering attack against the party today at a massive rally in Kolkata. Her Trinamool Congress, the West Bengal Chief Minister said, will launch 114 2