In the last Mr.Kovind said that the Presidential post is being a party politics.
Though the poll result will be announced on July 20, it is expected that Kovind will emerge as victor as he has also support of non- NDA parties like All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP), Janata Dal- United (JD-U), Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and independents. The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in New Delhi after all the ballot boxes have been brought from various state capitals. It will be only the second time that India has had a Dalit head of state. There are 126 MLAs in the State, 14 Lok Sabha MPs and seven Rajya Sabha MPs. The halfway mark is expected to be 549,442, but that will depend on the number of valid votes.
He said the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have two vacancies each, while BJP MP Chedi Paswan did not have voting rights.
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah were among the first to cast their votes. Her nomination, which followed Kovind's, was seen by many as the opposition's attempt to counter Modi's move to woo dalits.
Out of the 234 MLAs in TN Assembly, RK Nagar seat is vacant and Karunanidhi is not scheduled to vote and the rest of 232 legislators voted.
The presidential election on Monday recorded probably the highest ever voting turnout of close to 99%, with all eligible voters casting their votes in at least 10 States and one Union Territory. The Electoral College which elects the President through the system of proportional representation comprises MPs and members of state legislative assemblies.
Most of the legislators had voted in the first three hours of polling. The special pen will have to be returned to the polling staff. Voting by using any other pen will be held invalid.
In Uttar Pradesh, voting for Presidential Elections concluded peacefully amid tight security. An official said that MPs and MLAs will not be allowed to carry their personal pens inside the voting hall. Besides, Lok Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu Ambumani Ramadoss also did not cast vote.
A young mother of four was enjoying a day at the beach when she saw two of her boys way out in the water and screaming for help. However, when multiple people attempted to swim out to save them, they were then caught in the powerful current as well.
The US-led coalition supporting Iraqi forces said they were rooting out a "handful" of militants in the Old City. Do we have any idea on how many civilians were actually killed during the nine months of the operation? .
According to Los Angeles Times , the fast-moving wildfires spread across 19,000 acres amid soaring temperatures. The fire that broke out Saturday afternoon near Lake Cachuma grew to 7800 acres as of Sunday morning.
Takata inflators can explode with too much force when exposed to prolonged airborne moisture and hot-and-cold temperature cycles. More than 65 percent of 46.2 million previously recalled Takata airbag inflators in the United States have not been repaired.
"It started getting closer to the people at the sandbar and they tried to get out", Donovan Cecil told ABC-affiliate WPLG. The incident marks the first shark attack on the beach, and it is believed to be a first for the Miami-Dade county.
BC Wildfire Service has deployed 35 firefighters and three fire officers as well as three helicopters to battle the fire. Rob Schweizer, manager of the Kamloops Fire Centre, said it had been an unprecedented 24 hours.
In 2016, United States Parachute Association recorded 21 fatal skydiving accidents in the US out of roughly 3.2 million jumps. His social media profiles show numerous photos of him in the air, sometimes with a GoPro-style camera strapped to his head.
Federal Reserve would likely to move slowly to continue raising interest rates in the absence of inflation signs. The measure of wireless phone costs fell 0.8 percent in June and is down 13.2 percent in the past year.
Averaging 51 in both Tests and WODIs, Raj has scored six worldwide centuries and has been dismissed five times in the nineties. The biggest achievement of Mitali Rajs's career is her consistency. "We enjoy ourselves, when out there.
Dozens of ISIL militants were killed on Saturday and others tried to escape by swimming across the Tigris, state television said. The operation to retake Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, began in October.
Andromeda Gets A Free, Lengthy Demo And A New Trailer
BioWare has announced that you'll be able to download and play the first 10 hours of Mass Effect Andromeda for free. If you opt to purchase your progress in single and/or multiplayer will be carried over to the fully enabled game.
IPhone 8's biggest features could be disabled at launch
The report suggests that these are software issues and employees at the company are working around the clock to fix it. Insiders believe that the hardware giant will use the Qi wireless charging standard , or a variant.
Now ads are coming to Facebook Messenger in global beta test
Initially, only a small percentage of users will receive the ads, but the "feature" is expected to eventually encompass everybody. Chudnovsky also said that the shift from beta testing to general availability will be based on user reception.
Adrian Mannarino vs Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Men's 2017
Djokovic has a positive ratio of winners-unforced errors (36-24) and overall he should be pleased with the way he performed. NOTE: Please be aware that you will need an active Bet365 account to watch Adrian Mannarino v Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon .
Philander fitness key to SA's chances of saving first Test
He will be proud of that but unfortunately there is not yet a board in the dressing room to accommodate that particular landmark. De Bruyn (48 off 85 balls, 6 fours) fell to Anderson just before the close with the Proteas still trailing by more than 150 runs.
James Harden, Rockets agree to reported record extension
According to Houston Rockets Twitter account, James Harden and his team have come to terms on a contract extension . The Houston Rockets are worth about $1.6 billion and they bring in hundreds of millions in annual revenue.