Vice Presidential-elections

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Venkaiah Naidu elected as next Vice President of India
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Venkaiah Naidu elected as next Vice President of India

Venkaiah Naidu got 516 votes against opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi's 244, said election officer Shemsher K Sharif.

Sumitra Mahajan hosts farewell dinner for outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari
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Sumitra Mahajan hosts farewell dinner for outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday hosted a farewell dinner for outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Vice-Presidential Election 2017: Gopalkrishna Gandhi seeks for televised discussion with NDA nominee Venkaiah Naidu
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Vice-Presidential Election 2017: Gopalkrishna Gandhi seeks for televised discussion with NDA nominee Venkaiah Naidu

Opposition's vice-presidential nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi Friday pitched for a televised discussion with NDA candidate Venkaiah Naidu, and said he has approached the Rajya Sabha TV to arrange such a dialogue

Gopalkrishna Gandhi is Opposition's vice-president nominee: Eighteen parties unanimously chose ex-diplomat, says Sonia
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Gopalkrishna Gandhi is Opposition's vice-president nominee: Eighteen parties unanimously chose ex-diplomat, says Sonia

Eighteen opposition parties have decided to field former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi as their joint candidate for the post of vice president, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said on Tuesday.

18 Opposition parties meeting to discuss vice-presidential election on 11 July
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18 Opposition parties meeting to discuss vice-presidential election on 11 July

Eighteen Opposition parties, including the JD-U, are expected to meet on 11 July and evolve a strategy for the upcoming vice-presidential election, sources said on Friday.

Presidential Election 2017: Opposition parties to meet on Wednesday to formally begin discussions
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Presidential Election 2017: Opposition parties to meet on Wednesday to formally begin discussions

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has initiated moves to bring the opposition parties on a common platform for the presidential election scheduled in July.

Images: Sachin Tendulkar, Rekha vote for Vice President
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Images: Sachin Tendulkar, Rekha vote for Vice President

Newly nominated members of the Rajya Sabha, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and veteran actress Rekha, cast their votes today to choose India's 14th vice president.

Jayalalithaa backs Jaswant Singh for VP poll
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Jayalalithaa backs Jaswant Singh for VP poll

On the eve of Vice-Presidential election, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today extended AIADMK's support to NDA nominee Jaswant Singh, saying she firmly believes that there has to be an opposition in a true democracy.

VP polls tomorrow; Ansari has edge over Jaswant Singh
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VP polls tomorrow; Ansari has edge over Jaswant Singh

The sources claimed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) nominee has the support of 500 out of the total 787 members in both houses of parliament, who constitute the electoral college for the vice presidential election.

Jaswant Singh to meet Jaya, seeks support for VP poll
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Jaswant Singh to meet Jaya, seeks support for VP poll

NDA Vice Presidential poll candidate Jaswant Singh is likely to meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on 6 August seeking her support for his election bid.

Vice presidential poll: Jaswant Singh files nomination
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Vice presidential poll: Jaswant Singh files nomination

NDA's Vice-Presidential candidate Jaswant Singh has filed his nomination papers today.

Two bitter pills? Mamata may back Ansari for VP
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Two bitter pills? Mamata may back Ansari for VP

The Trinamool Congress has reportedly decided to back Hamid Ansari in the vice presidential poll despite initial misgivings about supporting him.

Could not leave farmers to contest V-P poll: Sharad Yadav
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Could not leave farmers to contest V-P poll: Sharad Yadav

Yadav, who is also the convener of the NDA, was the opposition alliance's first choice for fighting the vice presidential poll.

Jaswant Singh, the 'umeedwar', is not fighting a token fight
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Jaswant Singh, the 'umeedwar', is not fighting a token fight

Jaswant Singh said to CNN-IBN that fighting for the Vice Presidential post is challenging and its far from being a token fight.