The result will be out on July 20. The present incumbent Pranab Mukherjee, will demit office on July 25. "The rumours that NCP MPs and MLAs are voting for the NDA presidential candidate are false".
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar - all Parliamentarians - and all but three Parliamentarians of the Trinamool Congress will cast their vote in their respective home states - Uttar Pradesh, Goa and West Bengal. All the political parties need to be congratulated. "Now, I will get an opportunity to work with Mr. Kovind", the Prime Minister reportedly said at the pre-monsoon session meeting of the ruling alliance, which happens to have come just before the election. The Untouchability-free India campaign 2047, initiated by city-based NGO Navsarjan Trust which works for the upliftment of the Dalit community, will be launched at Nani Devti village on Sanand-Bavla road in Ahmedabad on Saturday. If it's just about numbers then why are we going through the whole process. In vice-presidential polls, however, it is supporting Gopalkrishna Gandhi. Is that Ram Nath Kovind or Meira Kumar? Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik's Biju Janata Dal too has backed the NDA candidate.
Besides the NDA constituents, who constitute 48% of the electoral college, Kovind has received support from the AIADMK, TRS, YSR Congress, BJD and JD (U). "Today, the collegium will take a decision and you all know I am a candidate in this contest to fight the battle of ideology", Kumar said. "Vote to uphold constitutional values of our republic", - Sitaram Yechury (Secretary General of the Communist Party of India).
Kovind's opponent, Kumar, is the daughter of freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram.
On Sunday, at the NDA parliamentary party meeting, Mr Modi also asked leaders to promote and highlight the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement and hold events and programme about it from August 9 to 15. Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra was the first to cast his vote followed by deputy leader of the Congress Legislature Party Chiranjib Biswal, Congress MLAs Debendra Sharma and Naba Kishore Das.
"We can not and must not let India be hostage to those who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision", Gandhi said, in an apparent reference to allegations that the BJP government was not doing enough to rein in fringe Hindu groups targeting Muslims.
The Election Commission appointed 33 observers to oversee the election. A total of 32 polling stations - one in Parliament House and one each in the state legislative Assemblies - have been set up.
Another Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Kovind will register a "decisive victory" and would turn out as an "honest" president, who, he said, will work hard according to the Constitution.
Delta added in a second tweet that Coulter's "insults about our other customers and employees are unacceptable and unnecessary". Soon after Coulter blasted Delta on social media slamming the airline , Twitter users reacted with memes.
Saudi Arabia and its allies believe the USA has mostly sided with Qatar in the current crisis rather than backing them. UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba denied the report in a statement, saying it was " false ", the Post said .
The poll also reveals Americans are not really believing that they'd be better off by the Republican plan to replace Obamacare . Trump beat Hillary Clinton in these "surge" areas nationwide by a combined 65 percent-to-29 percent margin in 2016.
Bana said that the deceased and his brother were returning home after taking out the cattle to a nearby forest for grazing. He says two other female suicide bombers were shot and killed in Maiduguri around the same time the mosque was attacked.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said last month that the country could reach this year's economic growth targets. China's economy had been expected by economists to grow at a 6.8% year-on-year pace in the second quarter.
When asked if he has considered leaving, he told Marca: "No, everything has been complicated by my injury, but nothing else". Gareth Bale says he is not planning to leave Real Madrid for Manchester United , stating no offer has been made.
The goal of the hacking was to embed false news stories of an incendiary nature that led to the current Gulf crisis. False statements on the website called Iran an Islamic power and spoke positively about the militant group Hamas .
Jenner has publicly identified herself as a Republican , and she attended Trump's inauguration earlier this year. They are all celebs who turned their sights from the red carpet to politics, and they are far from alone.
Two Israeli police officers died after they were shot Friday during an attack near a holy shrine in Jerusalem , the BBC reported . Police tracked three alleged Palestinian perpetrators to the mosque compound where they subsequently shot and killed them.
The new characters will be showcased in Japanese publication V Jump , which specialises in manga and manga-related video games. Those looking to try out Dragon Ball FighterZ won't have to wait much longer.
Nationals eyeing Doolittle, Madson
In three career starts against the Nationals , Feldman is 1-0 with a 2.50 ERA, 16 strikeouts and eight walks in 18 innings. Though Doolittle is several years removed from his 2014 All-Star campaign, he has pitched well over the past two seasons.
Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk
However, this research from the University of Manitoba in Canada suggests long-term use could have the opposite effect. Regularly eating or drinking sugar substitutes may also cause people to crave sweeter foods more often.
'39 Indians abducted in Iraq could be in jail near Mosul'
Families of 39 Indians abducted in Iraq by the Islamic State are hopeful that their loved ones would be re-united with them. Earlier they told that they have inputs that all youth are in a church in Mosul but now they say their input was not right.