Jun 24,2017 , 08:22 PM IST | Telangana
Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya today sought to know why the Congress did not make Babu Jagjivan Ram prime minister and his daughter Meira Kumar president when the party was in power.
Jun 23,2017 , 07:32 PM IST | National
NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will start a nation-wide tour on June 25, stopping first in Uttar Pradesh, where he will talk to members of the electoral college that votes for the new president
Jun 23,2017 , 04:15 PM IST | National
NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Friday filed his nomination here for the July 17 Presidential elections and pledged to uphold the dignity of the country's top constitutional post.
Jun 23,2017 , 12:42 PM IST | National
NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination for the July 17 election here on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of NDA-ruled states.
Jun 22,2017 , 07:20 PM IST | National
NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will file his nomination papers tomorrow in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and most BJP-led NDA chief ministers, besides the heads of some other parties supporting his candidature.
Jun 21,2017 , 09:02 PM IST | National
The opposition on Wednesday suffered a big blow with JD-U deciding to back the NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the President's election boosting the numbers for the ruling side while the rivals made it clear that they will put up a candidate.
Jun 21,2017 , 06:03 PM IST | National
Prakash Ambedkar, a former MP and grandson of B R Ambedkar, is emerging as the top pick of Left parties for the presidential election. CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury is holding informal consultations with the Congress and non-NDA parties to know their opinion about his candidature, sources in Left parties said today.
Jun 21,2017 , 02:07 PM IST | National
Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has decided to back NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind in the Presidential election, JD-U legislator Ratnesh Sada said on Wednesday.
Jun 20,2017 , 09:34 PM IST | National
The electoral college numbers seem to be stacked in favour of NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind and he may well end up getting more votes than incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee and his predecessor Pratibha Patil.
Jun 20,2017 , 06:13 PM IST | National
Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday extended his support to NDA’s presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, saying that he is a deserving candidate.
Jun 19,2017 , 08:25 PM IST | National
The Congress on Monday spurned the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) appeal for consensus on its presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind and said the opposition would take a call on contesting the election after a meeting on 22 June.
Jun 19,2017 , 08:16 PM IST | National
Accusing the BJP of unilaterally deciding its presidential candidate, the Left parties on Monday said there was no more scope for discussion with the ruling party and the issue would now be decided among opposition.
Jun 19,2017 , 07:36 PM IST | National
The Congress today spurned the BJP's appeal for consensus on its choice for president and said the opposition would take a call on contesting the election after a meeting on June 22.
Jun 19,2017 , 07:21 PM IST | National
Expressing surprise at the BJP's decision to name Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA's presidential candidate, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed she has never heard of the nominee and termed it a "not so mature" move.
Jun 19,2017 , 06:11 PM IST | National
A crusader for the rights of the weaker sections of the society, 71-year-old Ram Nath Kovind is a lawyer-turned-politician, whose choice as the BJP-led NDA's presidential candidate is being seen as a political masterstroke.
Jun 19,2017 , 06:07 PM IST | National
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday showered praise on Governor Ram Nath Kovind, whom the ruling NDA earlier in the day named as its candidate for the July 17 presidential election, saying he is "personally glad" over his candidature.
Jun 19,2017 , 06:07 PM IST | National
Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said her party will not oppose Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind's candidature as presidential nominee unless the opposition announces a popular Dalit name.
Jun 19,2017 , 04:36 PM IST | Telangana
With NDA announcing Ramnath Kovind as the Presidential nominee, Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K Chandrashekhar Rao has extended his support for the candidate after speaking to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jun 19,2017 , 04:04 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Telugu Desam Party, an ally of the NDA, today welcomed the BJP's decision to put up Bihar Governor and Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind as the alliance's candidate for the presidential election.