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Jul 17, 2017 05:07 PM IST IST | Source:

Presidential Elections 2017: Voting ends; all eyes on counting day July 20

The latest updates as NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar lock horns in the race to be India's next President.

  • Jul 17, 09:14 AM (IST)

  • Jul 17, 05:05 PM (IST)

    Top BJP leaders will be meeting at 6 pm today to discuss their Vice Presidential candidate. According to sources, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu is the front runner.
    Opposition parties have already declared former Governor of West Bengal and Mahatama Gandhi's grandson, Gopalkrishna Gandhi as their candidate.

  • Jul 17, 05:02 PM (IST)

    Voting process for electing the 14th President of India has officially ended. The result will be declared on July 20.

  • Jul 17, 04:50 PM (IST)

    Voting to elect the next President of India will at 5 pm.

  • Jul 17, 04:49 PM (IST)

    Voting has ended in the Gujarat Assembly with 180 out of the 182 members having voted today, according to PTI.

  • Jul 17, 04:41 PM (IST)

    Voting in Madhya Pradesh has ended with 228 legislators of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly having cast their votes today, according to PTI.

  • Jul 17, 04:32 PM (IST)

    The PTI has reported that all of Jharkhand Assembly's 81 MLAs have cast their vote today.

  • Jul 17, 04:29 PM (IST)

    Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu, amidst speculation that he is the front runner to become NDA's Vice Presidential candidate, says, "I am not aspiring to become anything, party finally decides about the candidature. Meeting at 6 pm. All other things are only speculations. Whatever Parliamentary Board decides is final".

  • Jul 17, 04:25 PM (IST)

    BJP leaders are expected to meet later today to discuss the ruling alliance's Vice Presidential candidate. The meeting will happen after the Presidential voting is completed.

  • Jul 17, 04:06 PM (IST)

    59 out of 60 members of the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly voted today. Health and Family Welfare minister Jomde Kena did not cast his vote here as he was in Delhi, according to the PTI.

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