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Nigeria's Buhari will return to presidential duties when doctors advise -presidency

ABUJA | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will return to his official duties as soon as doctors advise that he can end his medical leave, according to a statement from the presidency today. Amid conflictin

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With presidential poll over, BJP to decide seats for Adityanath, Maurya

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:06 PM IST

With the presidential poll over, the BJP central leadership is now likely to take a call on getting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath elected to the state assembly by September to remain in

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PM urges BJP MPs to ensure 'valid' voting during Vice Presidential election

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

Taking serious note of the fact that votes of as many as 21 Members of Parliament were found "invalid" during the July 17 Presidential election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged BJP lawmakers

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Withdrawal of nominations for Vice-Presidential poll ends

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST

NDA candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu and opposition's Gopalkrishna Gandhi were left in the fray for the August 5 vice presidential poll, with the last date of withdrawal of nominations ending on Friday.

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Counting of votes for Presidential election begins

New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST

The counting of votes for the Presidential election got underway in Parliament premises today. According to sources, the ballot box of Parliament House has been opened under the supervision of Secret

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Counting of votes in presidential poll begins

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Counting of votes cast in the July 17 presidential election began on Thursday in Parliament to decide the contest between the ruling NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind, who has a clear edge, and the comb

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Counting of votes for Presidential election to be held today

New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST

The counting of votes for the Presidential election will be held today. According to official sources,the counting will begin at 1100 hrs. The Secretary General of Lok Sabha, Anoop Mishra, who is the

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Cross-voting in Presidential election in Maharashtra

Mumbai |Thursday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

The voting results from Maharashtra in the Presidential election suggest cross-voting by some opposition legislators in favour of NDA candidate and winner Ram Nath Kovind.

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Mamata congratulates Ram Nath Kovind for winning Presidential election

Kolkata | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind for winning the elections by defeating combined Opposition parties candidate Meira Kumar by

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Fought presidential poll with confidence: Meira Kumar

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST

Combined opposition-backed nominee Meira Kumar on Thursday said she contested the election for the country's 14th President with "confidence".

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