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10 August, 2017 2:57 AM Gujarat RS polls: Just one vote turned Ahmed Patel’s fortunes

Top sources in Congress party agreed that the one additional vote which tipped the result in Ahmed Patel’s favour could have been the one of Jayant Patel ‘Boskey’ of NCP. AHMEDABAD: In the high stakes Rajya Sabha elections, one vote turned the wheel of fortune for top Congress impresario Ahmed Patel. It was as if providence was at play when the Election 40

5 August, 2017 2:18 AM Vice-president election 2017: Voting, counting and result today; all you want to know

India's 15th vice-president will be elected by Members of Parliament of both houses today. Members of Parliament (MPs) of both houses will elect India's 15th vice-president today. While voting takes place between 10 am and 5 pm, counting would start soon after polling. Result is expected to be declared around 7 pm today itself. While BJP-led NDA has fielded 42

31 July, 2017 4:50 PM JD(U) to vote for Gopalkrishna Gandhi in vice presidential poll

He was Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's choice for Opposition's presidential candidate. The Janata Dal (U) which last week broke its alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress in Bihar will nevertheless vote for the Opposition’s candidate in the vice-presidential poll, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, on Sunday. Speaking to The Hindu, JD(U) 25

30 July, 2017 4:09 PM BJP offered Rs 15 crore bribe to cross-vote in RS polls: Cong on why Guj MLAs are in Bengaluru resort

The Congress on Sunday paraded its 44 MLAs lodged in a resort on Bengaluru outskirts before media to scotch reports of disunity in their ranks, and accused the BJP of trying to poach them by offering a bribe of Rs 15 crore each to cross-vote in the Rajya Sabha polls. Apparently rattled by the desertion of its six MLAs since Thursday, the party has shifted 61 1

29 July, 2017 8:52 PM After a day in Bengaluru, Gujarat Congress MLAs remember flood at home

Sources said Gova Rabari, Dharshibhai Khanpura and Mahesh Patel, all from Banaskantha district, had reportedly entered into an altercation with their group leader and AICC secretary, Naresh Raval, over their wish to return to Gujarat to respond to calls for assistance in their flood-affected constituencies. AHMEDABAD/BENGALURU: The contest for the third 66

28 July, 2017 7:36 AM Danger Mark For Ahmed Patel. Congress Losses In Gujarat Just Climbed To 5

As BJP chief Amit Shah filed his nomination this morning for next week's Rajya Sabha elections, the Gujarat Congress continues to bleed with two more legislators quitting the party. The tally is now five. Three had quit yesterday, promptly joining the BJP and sources said more resignations are expected in what is seen as revenge designed by veteran politician 49

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 82

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 80

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 109

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 280