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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 1:39 AM Everyone knows who will win presidential election. All eyes on cross-voters

All political parties will keep a keen eye on the counting to trace any hints of whether anyone from their party went against their diktat during voting. Although counting of ballots for presidential election looks more like a formality now as it is common knowledge that with the backing of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), former Bihar 39

20 July, 2017 1:21 AM President poll results in today

The staff at the Parliament House was bracing up and putting up arrangements for counting of ballots to decide the next occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The counting will begin at 11 a.m on Thursday and result would be known by 5pm. According to Lok Sabha secretary general Anoop Mishra, who is also the returning officer of the election, first the ballot 38

17 July, 2017 6:11 PM 223 of 225 members vote in State

N. Cheluvarayaswamy and Y.S.V. Datta, MLAs, skip polling due to personal reasons The State did not see 100% voting in the presidential election on Monday. Of the total 225 voters, which included an MP, 223 members cast their votes in the elections in which NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and UPA nominee Meira Kumar are battling it out. Both the absentees 29

17 July, 2017 5:16 PM Highest voter turnout ever for presidential election

Modi first to vote in Delhi; polling held in 32 stations across India The presidential election on Monday recorded probably the highest ever turnout of over 99%, with all eligible voters casting their ballots in at least 10 States and one Union Territory. The election was conducted at 32 polling stations, including in Parliament and the State Assemblies 45

17 July, 2017 9:41 AM Presidential Election 2017: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Has Cast His Vote

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar voted at the Goa secretariat in the presidential election. Panaji: Voting for the presidential election is underway at the Goa secretariat at Porvorim today morning with chief minister Manohar Parrikar among those to cast votes in the first one hour. Goa Forward Party's Jayesh Salgaoncar and Vinod Palyekar, Congress' 20

17 July, 2017 9:00 AM Ram Nath Kovind will win comfortably: BJP

NEW DELHI: As lawmakers voted to elect India's next president, the ruling BJP exuded today confidence that NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind would win with a "comfortable" margin, while the opposition said its joint pick Meira Kumar was the best choice in the "clash of ideologies". "Kovind ji will win (the election) with a respectable and comfortable margin 28

17 July, 2017 1:25 AM Presidential election LIVE: Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar; voting to begin at 10 am

A total of 4896 voters --- 4120 MLAs and 776 elected MPs -- are eligible to cast their ballot. MLCs of states with legislative council are not part of the electoral college. Kovind, who belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has the backing of all the party's allies besides several regional parties, while Kumar has been fielded by the Congress 36

17 July, 2017 1:16 AM Prez poll today, NDA's Kovind has clear edge

Parliament and State Assemblies will vote to choose India's next President on Monday with NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind — pitted against Opposition nominee Meira Kumar — appearing to have a clear edge in the race for the country's highest constitutional office. Counting of votes will take place in Delhi on Thursday. Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress 56

16 July, 2017 8:11 PM Yadav & Sons Pvt Ltd: Lalu Prasad was once photographed milking cows, now he’s accused of milking the system

DISCLAIMER : This article is intended to bring a smile to your face. Any connection to events and characters in real life is coincidental. He was always cheeky; like when he declared he would make Bihar’s roads as smooth as Hema Malini’s cheeks. Now Lalu’s fortunes have run into those erstwhile bad roads of Bihar as investigators accuse him and his family 14