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BJP picks Bihar governor and Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind as presidential candidate, Modi dials Sonia

Kovind is a two-time Rajya Sabha member and former national spokesperson of the BJP. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party proposed Bihar governor and Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind’s name for India’s next president on Monday, a move being seen as ...

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BJP reaches out to Sonia, Yechury on President nominee

NEW DELHI: The BJP virtually stalled an opposition meeting called on Wednesday to discuss a presidential candidate by seeking time with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and other opposition bigwigs to deliberate on the possibility of a consensus. With 48.6% of ...

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Amid raids on P Chidamabaram & Lalu’s kin, Mamata and Sonia talk of ‘vendetta’

NEW DELHI: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday to add heft to the opposition’s attempts at putting up a joint candidate for the presidential polls and urged the government to go for a consensus ...

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