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Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar, 2017 Presidential Elections

How about declaring a Dalit as Opposition's joint PM candidate for 2019?

The politics over origin of birth and caste labelling of presidential candidates amounts to trivialisation of the institution.

POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar, 2017 Presidential Elections

Presidential elections 2017: Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar rekindles Andhra-Telangana divide

The former Lok Sabha Speaker presided over the acrimonious bifurcation debate in Lok Sabha on February 13, 2014.

POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar, 2017 Presidential Elections

Presidential elections 2017: Meira Kumar is not just a Dalit, she is a woman, a diplomat

Beyond names and numbers, it’s now time for hectic negotiations.

POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar, 2017 Presidential Elections

How Meira Kumar versus Ram Nath Kovind has landed Nitish Kumar in trouble

Despite being on the weaker side, the Congress has unified the Opposition.

POLITICS

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Babri Masjid, MM Joshi, LK Advani, 2017 Presidential Elections

Advani must be heartbroken today to not be BJP's President choice

By nominating Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind, Modi has proven he's not the bigger man.

POLITICS

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Bihar, Amit Shah, 2017 Presidential Elections, Ram Nath Kovind

How Ram Nath Kovind as India's next President will help Amit Shah win Bihar

Relations between BJP and JD (U) have been on a sticky wicket since Nitish Kumar broke off with the saffron party.

POLITICS

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2017 Presidential Elections, LK Advani, President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

Ram Nath Kovind as President: Modi outwits Opposition, but it's a sad day for Advani

The presidential election has thrown up astonishments in the past too, both from Congress and BJP.

VARIETY

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2017 Presidential Elections, Ram Nath Kovind

Presidential elections 2017: Who is Ram Nath Kovind, NDA's candidate for President?

The 71-year-old Dalit leader is current governor of Bihar.

POLITICS

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Modi government, Congress, BJP, 2017 Presidential Elections

Presidential elections: Opposition must reject BJP's dangerous ploy for consensus

Modi will be facing the Lok Sabha election in two years from now. The office of the president is called upon to play an important role in case of a hung Parliament.

POLITICS

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President of India, 2017 Presidential Elections

Presidential election 2017: Why BJP will give these four Opposition choices a pass

The ruling party wants to ensure that the president be elected not just by consensus but also minus any controversy.