Ram Nath Kovind to be sworn in as 14th President of India on July 25

Ram Nath Kovind was today elected as the 14th President of India. Kovind scored a comfortable victory over his rival Meira Kumar. He won with a margin of 65.65 per cent of the votes. Meira won 34.35 per cent of the votes.
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Presidential elections 2017 results Live: Can Meira Kumar sustain Ko-wind?

meira kumar-kovindWho will be the next President of India? Ram Nath Kovind appears to be heading with a comfortable win over his rival Meira Kumar. The result of the Presidential Election 2017 will be known at 5 pm today as counting gets underway at 11 am.

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Presidential election 2017 results: This is how counting takes place

presidentIndia will know today who would be its next President. As counting is underway it would be interesting to take a look at how the process takes place. Counting will be held in over 8 rounds.

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1,581 MPs with criminal background will elect next President of India

presidentThee will be 1,581 MPs with a criminal record who would be voting for the next President of India. A total of 3,640 crorepati MPs too would be taking part in the electoral process. The Association for Democratic Reforms has analysed the 4.852 MPs who would take part in the electoral process. Out of the 4852 MPs/MLAs analysed, 1581(33%) members have declared criminal cases against themselves in a self-sworn affidavit filed with the ECI before their most recent elections.

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Next Vice President of India: Naidu back in race, BJP says don’t speculate

venkiahThe rumour mills are abuzz with the name of Venkaiah Naidu who the BJP could chose as its candidate for the next Vice President of India. While some in BJP circles say that he is a front runner to the post of VP, others point out that the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is unlikely to let go of him from the Cabinet.

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Next President of India: With 70 per cent votes, Kovind heads for big win

ramnathkovindRam Nath Kovind is set to become the next President of India. With 70 per cent of the votes in the electoral college with him, it appears that Kovind is set to trounce his opponent, Meira Kumar.

Next Vice-President of India: BJP picks Venkaiah Naidu

M Venkaiah Naidu at press conferenceNew Delhi, July 17:  Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu will be the NDA’s candidate for the next Vice-President of India. The BJP’s parliamentary board which met earlier today decided that Naidu would contest the Vp elections to be held in August. Venkaiah Naidu, who is the Information and broadcasting minister will be the candidate, the BJP decided at its parliamentary board meeting. The announcement was made by BJP’s national president Amit Shah.

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Next Vice President of India: Opposition may chose Sharad Yadav, Raja

Sharad-PawarWith the race hotting up for the elections for the next Vice President of India, the opposition is contemplating the candidature of either Sharad Yadav or D Raja. The move to select Sharad JD(U) as the candidate is interesting considering that the party is backing the BJP’s Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential poll.

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Next President of India: Kovind heading for a comfortable win

ramanthRam Nath Kovind is heading for an impressive win in the elections to the next President of India. Kovind, the former governor of Bihar was selected by the NDA for the Presidential race last week. He is pitched against the opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar.

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Next President of India: Kovind to file nomination in presence of Modi

kovind3Ram Nath Kovind will file his nomination papers today for the next President of India elections. The NDA’s candidate Kovind will file his nomination papers in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.