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Ram Nath Kovind’s win in presidential polls was made stronger by cross-voting from states including Gujarat, UP

As it turns out, it was not just members of NDA who voted for President-elect Ram Nath Kovind. Cross-voting has been reported from West Bengal, Maharashtra, Goa, New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, and more importantly, from Gujarat and Rajasthan, where Assembly elections are due later. Although some of the cross-voting was in favour of Opposition’s […]

From the Bottom of India’s Caste Hierarchy to the Country’s President

Ram Nath Kovind was elected as president of India, the world’s most populous democracy, becoming the second leader from country’s ‘untouchable’ community to occupy the highest post. Kovind, 71, a former governor, easily defeated Meira Kumar, 72, a former speaker of the lower house of parliament. Both leaders are from Dalit community, who are at […]

LG Polls: We are set – female aspirants 

Ahead of the local government election which will be held this coming Saturday in Lagos State, some of the female aspirants for Chairmanship position have said that they are ready for the election as they have all it takes to win. In an interview with some of the aspirants, they bare their minds on how […]

With Cross Voting in Presidential Poll, Shankersinh Vaghela Challenges Congress in Gujarat

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AUC chair positive polls will be peaceful

The African Union Commission is confident that Kenya’s August 8 General Election will be peaceful. Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has been in the country for a two-day visit where he met President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition Leader Raila Odinga and heads of various independent organisations. In a press briefing at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, Mahamat said […]