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  1. Meet Ram Nath Kovind, a crusader for the Dalit cause

    06.19 / 21:42 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    BJP chooses Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as presidential…
  2. BJP chooses Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as presidential candidate

    06.19 / 20:39 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    New Delhi, July 19The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today not just surprised but also seemed to have put several of the Opposition parties in a fix when it announced the name of Ramnath Kovind, currently Bihar Governor, as its presidential candidate.That 71-year-old Kovind is a Dalit from Uttar Pradesh and the choice revealed the fierce need felt by the BJP leadership to consolidate its new found Dalit support base, not just across the country but particularly in UP for the 2019 Lok Sabha…
  3. I-T Dept attaches assets in Misa Bharti benami land deal case

    06.19 / 18:06 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    A CA, Rajesh Kumar Agrawal, allegedly linked to Bharti and others, was also arrested by…
  4. Will seek support of all major political parties: Ram Nath Kovind

    06.19 / 17:34 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Kovind said he was a "small citizen" entrusted with a big…
  5. BJP fields Bihar Governor Kovind for President with eyes on 2019 Lok Sabha

    06.19 / 17:34 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    New Delhi, July 19The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today not just surprised but also seemed to have put several of the Opposition parties in a fix when it announced the name of Ramnath Kovind, currently Bihar Governor, as its presidential candidate.That 71-year-old Kovind is a Dalit from Uttar Pradesh and the choice revealed the fierce need felt by the BJP leadership to consolidate its new found Dalit support base, not just across the country but particularly in UP for the 2019 Lok Sabha…
  6. Presidential election: Oppn may field joint candidate against NDA's Kovind

    06.19 / 17:04 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    The non-NDA parties are set to meet on June 22 to discuss the…
  7. BJD supports NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential polls

    06.19 / 16:32 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    The party has eight members in the Rajya Sabha and 20 in the Lok…
  8. Nitish Kumar happy over Bihar guv Kovind as NDA's choice for President

    06.19 / 14:59 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Bihar CM says Kovind has served with distinction during his tenure as the state's…
  9. TMC chief Mamata expresses reservation about Kovind's Prez candidature

    06.19 / 14:23 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Says Kovind was nominated because he had been a leader of the BJP's Dalit Morcha in the…
  10. Ghulam Nabi Azad rules out consensus on BJP's presidential nominee Kovind

    06.19 / 13:51 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    After the BJP's parliamentary board named Bihar Gov Ram Nath Kovind as its presidential…
  11. Nitish Kumar happy over Bihar gov Kovind as NDA's choice for President

    06.19 / 13:51 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Bihar CM says Kovind has served with distinction during his tenure as the state's…
  12. Who is Ram Nath Kovind, NDA's surprise presidential nominee?

    06.19 / 13:17 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    If he wins, Kovind will be only Prez other than Narayanan to have come from Dalit…
  13. Ram Nath Kovind will make an 'exceptional President', says PM Modi

    06.19 / 11:12 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has backed National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Presidential nominee Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind and has said that with his illustrious background in the legal arena, the latter's knowledge and understanding of the Constitution would benefit the nation.Prime Minister Modi on Monday took to Twitter and, in a series of tweets, said, "Shri Ram Nath Kovind, a farmer's son, comes from a humble background. He devoted his life to public service & worked for poor and…
  14. Ram Nath Kovind is from RSS ranks; Opposition must put up candidate: CPI

    06.19 / 11:12 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Anybody from RSS rank will further divide the country, CPI's Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy…
  15. Why NDA chose Bihar Governor Kovind, a Dalit leader, as President nominee

    06.19 / 10:40 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Kovind's name was a surprise to those who wanted somebody with a Hindutva image to be the…
  16. Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind named NDA's presidential candidate

    06.19 / 09:20 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Presidential election will take place on July 17, a week before Mukherjee's term comes to an…
  17. Shift focus from polls to Kashmir, Bengal situation, says Shiv Sena to BJP

    06.19 / 08:45 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Asked BJP to ensure that sacrifices of Indian soldiers don't go in…
  18. Despite digital push, only hard cash accepted for President poll nomination

    06.19 / 06:21 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    The candidate can deposit cash at the RBI, enclosing the receipt with the nomination…
  19. Crucial week for Presidential election, last date for filing nominations is June 28

    06.19 / 04:31 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    Whether it will be a no-contest election or a contest will be decided by midnight on June…
  20. Despite huddle to reach consensus, it will be a battle for the Presidency

    06.18 / 15:19 business-standard.com Business-standard.com - Politics
    All presidential polls, barring one, in India have seen a contest, some keen, most a…