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Presidential Election 2017: Losing won't be the worst thing for Opposition candidate Meira Kumar
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Presidential Election 2017: Losing won't be the worst thing for Opposition candidate Meira Kumar

Even if Meira Kumar loses the presidential poll, this could be the beginning of her story.

Pranab calls for support from all parties
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Pranab calls for support from all parties

Apparently referring to ally Trinamool Congress, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee today once again appealed to those who have not yet decided on supporting him to do so.

Only a staunch Hindutvawadi should become PM: Thackeray
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Only a staunch Hindutvawadi should become PM: Thackeray

In a statement that would not go well with NDA ally Janata Dal (United), Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray today pitched for a Prime Minister with Hindu ideology in the next general elections.

JD(U) breaks ranks in NDA, decides to back Pranab
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JD(U) breaks ranks in NDA, decides to back Pranab

The JD(U) has said despite not backing the BJP's candidate it did not mean that they planned to seperate from the political alliance.

Sangma thanks BJP, appeals for support for his Presidential bid
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Sangma thanks BJP, appeals for support for his Presidential bid

The former Lok Sabha speaker who will be supported by the BJP and most allies of the NDA appealed to all parties to support him.

TDP jumps gun, says NDA is inclined to back Sangma for Prez
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TDP jumps gun, says NDA is inclined to back Sangma for Prez

The Telugu Desam Party has indicated that it is inclined to support the candidature of PA Sangma for the post of president.

Huh! Derek in denial, still wants Kalam as Prez
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Huh! Derek in denial, still wants Kalam as Prez

"All the wheeling and dealing and 2 a.m. meetings and 3 a.m. meetings, people of India have seen what has happened. People of India have sharpened up and smartened up to make their own conclusions," said Derek O'Brien, TMC MP.

Sangma will respect party's decision: Pawar
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Sangma will respect party's decision: Pawar

Sharad Pawar on Saturday said party leader P Sangma, also in the fray as presidential candidate, will respect the party's decision on the top constitutional post.

Presidential Poll Live: Pranab says he is deeply honoured, seeks support
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Presidential Poll Live: Pranab says he is deeply honoured, seeks support

The Presidential poll drama enters its second day. Will Pranab Mukherjee be named as the UPA candidate?

Advani hints that NDA may mobilise support for Kalam
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Advani hints that NDA may mobilise support for Kalam

Advani said not only will the NDA coordinate within, it will also reach out to non-Congress parties on a Presidential candidate.

Cloud over Mamata, Akhilesh decision on prez candidate
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Cloud over Mamata, Akhilesh decision on prez candidate

Suspense mounted today over the stand of two crucial UPA allies Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party over the Presidential poll for which the Election Commission is expected to announce a date shortly.

EC notification on Presidential poll likely by mid-June
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EC notification on Presidential poll likely by mid-June

The Election Commission is likely to issue its notification for the Presidential election by mid-June, setting in motion the process of election to the country's top post.