Shankersinh Vaghela

Gujarat: Shankersinh Vaghela resigns as Leader of Opposition in State Assembly

Veteran leader Shankersinh Vaghela, who quit the Congress two days ago, has resigned as Leader of Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly. He sent his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday.

In his letter shared with the media, Vaghela alleged that he was forced to take the decision as some Congress leaders were conspiring against him ahead of the Assembly polls expected to be held in December.

Ram Nath Kovind

Where is the atom bomb's button, Ramnath Kovind will know before the oath

Now after the results of the presidential election, everyone is waiting for the oath of the country's newly elected President Ramnath Kovind. The term of the present President Pranab Mukherjee is being completed on July 24. Ramnath Kovind will take oath on July 25. Before their swearing, the newly elected President will be informed of the situation of internal security of the country.

Presidential Election

Counting of votes for Presidential election to take place today

The counting of votes for the Presidential election will be held today. It will begin at 11 AM. First, the ballot box of Parliament House will be opened, and then, the ballot papers received from states will be counted in alphabetical order. 

AIR correspondent reports that NDA candidate Ramnath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar are in the fray for the top constitutional post. The Election was held on 17th of this month and around 99 per cent voting was recorded. Out of 771 Member of Parliament of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha 768 cast their votes while of 4100 state legislators, 4075 excercised their franchise. 

Mayawati Resigns From Rajya Sabha

Mayawati resigns from Rajya Sabha

Bahujan Samaj Party chief, Mayawati resigned on Tuesday after claiming that she was not allowed to speak in the Rajya Sabha on the atrocities against Dalits under the rule of NDA government. The former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh burst out in the Upper housed after she was asked by P.J Kurien to conclude her speech on Anti-Dalit violence in Saharanpur. After exceeding the allotted three minutes Kurien told her, she cannot monopolize the floor.

Presidential Election Of India

99% voting reported in Presidential Elections

Voting was held on Monday to elect the 14th President of India as members of Parliament and legislative assemblies exercised their franchise at designated centers at Parliament House and state assemblies complex.

A total of 714 MPs voted in the Presidential polls in Parliament House. Briefing media in New Delhi, Secretary General, Lok Sabha and returning officer for Presidential elections, Anoop Mishra said, four MLAs also voted in Parliament house and 54 MPs exercised their franchise in their states.