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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 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 5:00 PM “Honoured to be a new Academy member”

Deepika Padukone is the latest Hollywood sensation following Priyanka Chopra and it was recently when the actress was announced as one of the members of the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts And Sciences. It was just last month when the Academy invited 774 new members from different parts of the world to join and vote in the Oscars. Thrilled Deepika 16

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 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 2:04 PM Reliance Industries To Pick Up 25% Stake In Balaji Telefilms For Rs 413 Crore

New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday said its board has approved to pick around 25 per cent stake in Balaji Telefilms by acquiring 2.52 crore shares for around Rs 413 crore. The company's board has approved making investments in the equity shares of Balaji Telefilms Ltd for acquiring 2.52 crore equity shares constituting 16

20 July, 2017 6:30 AM Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: How votes are counted and President-elect is declared

Ram Nath Kovind is likely to be announced the President-elect when the Presidential Election 2017 result is declared by evening today. The counting of votes is underway. The Presidential Election 2017 - a direct fight between NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and Meira Kumar of the UPA - saw a record 99 per cent voting on July 17. With the pre-poll backing 23

20 July, 2017 6:21 AM US committee votes for tougher conditions for aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: A key congressional panel has voted to impose tougher conditions on Pakistan to receive US assistance and authorised the secretary of state to suspend aid if Islamabad fails to take effective actions against terrorist groups. The House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved by voice vote the 2018 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations 26