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

Lucknow, 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 office.

Capt Amarinder Govt invites public objections on transport & anti-cartelisation policies

Chandigarh,The Punjab government has invited objections from the general public on the proposed state transport scheme, 2017, in order to make it more broadbased, rational and transparent.  Similar objections have been invited on the draft policy to check cartelization of goods transport carriages, for which draft notification has also been issued.

Uncertainty hangs over Ahmed Patel's RS prospects after Vaghela's exit

Gandhinagar, With Gujarat Congress stalwart Shankersinh Vaghela quitting the party and 11 Congress legislators having cross-voted for the NDA presidential nominee -- a Damocles sword now hangs over the Rajya Sabha prospects of party supremo Sonia Gandhi's political adviser Ahmed Patel.

Cross-voting mostly favours Kovind, Meira Kumar gains in Rajasthan

New Delhi: Most of the cross-voting in presidential election favoured NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind, but significantly in Rajasthan, where the BJP is in power, opposition-backed Congress nominee Meira Kumar was the beneficiary of cross-voting.

Counting of votes in presidential election on July 20
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Counting of the ballots cast in the July 17 presidential election will be taken up here on Thursday to decide the fate of two contenders -- the ruling NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind, who has a clear edge, and the combined Opposition nominee Meira Kumar.
Voting underway for presidential poll in UP assembly

Lucknow, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath led legislators in Uttar Pradesh on Monday to cast their votes to elect the 14th President of India.

Meira vs Kovind: Lawmakers vote to elect India's 14th President

New Delhi, Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President with Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu declaring that ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind would win with a "comfortable and respectable margin" against opposition-backed Meira Kumar.

Capt Amarinder to launch UBER bike taxi scheme in Punjab next week

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will flag off the first set of 100 Uber bike taxis under a new scheme aimed at generating jobs for the state’s unemployed youth.

AAP's Phoolka quits as Punjab Leader of Opposition

Senior lawyer and AAP legislator H.S. Phoolka on Tuesday resigned as the Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly to be able to continue to fight cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims in courts.

Committee room ‘A’ of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretariat Chandigarh, fixed as the place of poll

 For the purpose of the Presidential Election, the Election Commission of India has fixed the Committee Room ‘A’ of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretariat, Vidhan Bhawan, Chandigarh, as the place of poll which will take place between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. both inclusive, on Monday, the 17th July, 2017 for elected Members of the Punjab Legislative Assembly.

Goa BJP President files nomination for RS poll

 Goa BJP President Vinay Tendulkar on Tuesday filed nomination papers for the upcoming election for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in the state.

1984 riot victims will not get a single benefit with resignation of Phoolka : Manjinder Singh Sirsa

The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa today asked Leader of Opposition in Punjab Mr. HS Phooka to stop drama of resigning as LOP for taking up cases of 1984 anti sikh riot victims as his resignation will not give a single benefit to the victims and their families. He said that instead Mr. Phoolka should persuade his own party  Chief and Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal to start work for welfare of these families.

Win 2019 Odisha battle, Amit Shah tells BJP

 BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday exhorted his party leaders and workers to ensure the party's victory in the 2019 assembly elections in Odisha.

After Meira Kumar, Kovind to campaign in Meghalaya on Friday

SHILLONG: NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will arrive here in this Congress-ruled state of Meghalaya on Friday to seek support for his candidature.

I cared about EC's image not my own during EVM controversy: Zaidi

 It was the Election Commission's integrity and image and not his personal reputation that he cared about during the entire EVM controversy, former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi has said.

A.K. Joti takes over as new CEC

Achal Kumar Joti on Thursday assumed charge as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, succeeding Nasim Zaidi who demitted office on Wednesday after completing his tenure.

Anti-GST Surat traders greet Congress leaders with 'Modi' chants

SURAT: The opposition Congress was in for a shock here on Wednesday when party's national General Secretary Ashok Gehlot and state unit President Bharatsinh Solanki were greeted with chants hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

BJP will form government in Odisha in 2019: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Tuesday said his party will form the next government in Odisha with a two-thirds majority in the 2019 assembly elections.

Disqualify candidates charged with heinous crime and those who bribe voters: CEC

The Election Commission wants disqualification of candidates facing charges of heinous crimes and bribing voters in a bid to cleanse the system and provide a level-playing field.

Kovind and Kumar to campaign in Meghalaya

Shillong: The NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind and his rival Meira Kumar will visit the Meghalaya capital this week to drum up support for their candidature.