The TMC supremo led the call for joint opposition candidate for presidential polls - which was later announced to be Yashwant Sinha. Voting (for the Presidential election) is taking place today. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, Congress MP Randeep Singh Surjewala and Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan cast their votes for the Presidential polls in Delhi. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrives at the State Assembly in Kolkata to cast her vote for the Presidential Elections. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan casts her vote in Delhi, Defence Minister, Law Minister cast their votes for the Presidential polls. "Margaret Alva, former Governor, former Union Minister, long time MP and very distinguished representative of India's wonderful diversity is the common Opposition candidate for Vice-President," tweeted senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh. She is going to win with a huge majority. The Vice President is elected by an electoral college where Members of Parliament from both Houses of Parliament - Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha - will cast their vote. In a series of tweets today, Patnaik, who is also the chief of BJD, said, "Addressed all BJD MPs of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament commencing from 18th July. 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A whip is a method of ensuring that members of the party vote according to the party platform, rather than according to their own individual ideology. But why? Delhi | Congress MPs Sonia Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor and Digvijaya Singh arrive in Parliament to cast their votes for Presidential elections. With this, Murmu becomes the first tribal person to occupy the office of the President of India. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath casts his vote in UP Assembly. Delhi | Union Minister & BJP MP Dharmendra Pradhan casts his vote in the Parliament for the Presidential polls. Delhi | Congress MP Rahul Gandhi reaches the Parliament, casts his vote for the Presidential polls. WhatsApp Update: How to migrate WhatsApp chats from Android to iOS? A security deposit of Rs 15,000 has to be made by the candidate. 7 BJP MLAs, 2 MPs may cross-vote for Yashwant Sinha, spent night in Westin Hotel, say senior Trinamool Congress leaders, Bihar BJP MLA arrives on a stretcher to cast vote. The polling began at 10am and will stop at 5pm. Ballot boxes to reach Delhi via road and air: officials. Not only the voters - the MLAs - but the common public are excited for her," Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tells ANI after casting this vote. Read more, Matter of joy: MP Shivraj Chouhan hails Murmu after casting vote. He is an MP from Hamirpur constituency, Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami votes in the 16th Presidential election, Fortunate to be the first one: BJP MLA reacts after being the first one to vote in Jharkhand Assembly. The Trinamool Congress supremo will hold the meeting at her residence to discuss its future plan of action in Parliament and decide on several issues, including its stand on Opposition consensus candidate in vice presidential polls, Trinamool sources told ET, adding that the meeting has been called at 4 PM. Read more, Will vote in Presidential poll, says Tamil Nadu CM Stalin, Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK president M K Stalin on Sunday said he would vote in the Presidential polls on July 18, after getting discharged from a hospital here. Read more, Race to Rashtrapati Bhawan: Here's a list of 14 presidents of India, Among the 14 presidents of India since the nation became a republic in 1950, seven have belonged to a political party, of whom six were backed by the Congress. The ballot box has reached Delhi from the states after which the counting of votes will begin from 11 am tomorrow. Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao casts his vote for Presidential Elections in Hyderabad. Security arrangements in and around the Parliament & particularly the venue of the poll have been strengthened, says PC Mody, Secy Gen, Rajya Sabha on Presidential poll. All arrangements have been made for free & fair elections. I am certain that he will be an excellent and inspiring Vice President. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said all parties would meet on Sunday and will hold a discussion on who will be their joint candidate for the post of vice president. Opposition's Vice-Presidential candidate Margaret Alva arrives at NCP chief Sharad Pawar Residence for an Opposition meeting. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman voted for the Presidential polls in PPE kits as she is suffering from Covid, ANI reported. Vice-Presidential Election 2022 Schedule: Here is the full schedule of polls to elect the Vice President of India: On June 29, the Election Commission announced the date for the polls following a meeting of the poll panel chaired by Rajiv Kumar, Chief Election Commissioner of India, and attended by Anup Chandra Pandey, Election Commissioner. New President & Vice-President: PM Modi on presidential polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, This session is also important because elections for the office of President & Vice President are taking place right now. Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote for the Presidential election, at the State Assembly in Thiruvananthapuram. Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel casts his vote for the presidential elections. Parineeti Chopra wants some. Article 63-71 of the Indian Constitution deals with the election, qualification and removal of the Vice President. Tamil Nadu CM Stalin votes in prez polls after recovering from Covid-19, Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin on Monday cast his vote in India's 15th presidential election. @jdhankhar1 pic.twitter.com/BBn62IHKbo, Mulayam Singh Yadav arrive in wheelchair to cast vote. An Indian citizen, who has completed 35 years of age, and is qualified to be elected as a Rajya Sabha member, is eligible for the post. The counting of votes will be held on the same day if required. Meanwhile, seven others were Independents. Mamata Banerjee arrives at the State Assembly in Kolkata to cast her vote. Murmu talks of excitement among tribals, women over her nomination as Prez pick, A day before the presidential poll, NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu interacted with MPs from NDA on Sunday and said that tribals and women in the country are excited and delighted over her nomination for the country's top constitutional post, according to sources. the issue is fighting the battle, says Opposition Vice-President candidate Margaret Alva, I know it's a difficult battle, but in politics, winning and losing is not the issue, the issue is fighting the battleI thank all the leaders for the trust they have reposed in me: Opposition Vice-President candidate Margaret Alva, 11 states report 100 per cent voting in the presidential polls. Vice-Presidential polls to be discussed in the meeting. The results of elections for the President of India will be out on July 21. Full report. Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann cast his vote, this as AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal too voted in Delhi. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's candidate, and now president-elect, Droupadi Murmu scripted history Thursday by becoming the first head of state from a tribal community. Results of elections for the President of India will be out on Thursday, Total turnout at Parliament 99.18%, says EC. Our MLAs are casting their votes for the Presidential election. Going by the stand taken by various parties, NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu is set to win the poll against joint Opposition nominee Yashwant Sinha, says news agency PTI. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal casts his vote in the presidential elections. > She will also the first tribal leader to hold the countrys top office. Yashwant Sinha's message as votes are cast to elect India's 15th president, Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha on Monday urged the lawmakers to vote for him - to save democracy as voting began to elect India's 15th president. West Bengal BJP MLAs leave hotel for the state Assembly to vote in presidential elections. Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik casts his vote. The scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on July 20 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is July 22. Murmu, she said, has invited a delegation of Brahma Kumaris from Rairangpur to attend her oath-taking ceremony in Delhi if she wins. Full report, Droupadi Murmu meets NDA leaders on eve of presidential poll, The ruling NDAs presidential election nominee, Droupadi Murmu, on Sunday said her candidature has sent a positive message among tribal communities and women, who are excited at the prospect of a woman from a marginalised tribe occupying the highest constitutional office in the country. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik votes in the 16th Presidential election, at the State Assembly in Bhubaneswar. The ballot paper will consist of names of the candidates, and not carry any symbols. pic.twitter.com/rikMFXanJ5. According to the central polling body, the schedule of the 16th Vice Presidential election is as follows: The notification for the election to decide the successor of M Venkaiah Naidu will be issued on July 5 and the last date for filing of nomination papers will be July 19. During this period, the new President and Vice President will begin guiding the nation., Presidential polls to begin at 10 am and end at 5 pm, says Rajya Sabha secretary. Delhi | AAP MP Harbhajan Singh and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir cast their votes for the Presidential polls. Allu Arjun-Rashmika Mandanna's film Pushpa faces backlash on social media over its sequel. The Congress is supporting opposition joint candidate Yashwant Sinha. Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot casts his vote in the elections. On June 29, the Election Commission announced that the next Vice Presidential election will be held on 6 August 2022. Vice President Election: Polls for the new Vice President of India will be held on August 6, 2022, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday. She is a deserving candidate and an experienced leader who has worked in different capacities. The Presidential electionswill be held on July 18. NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu is set to win the polls: Report. President Election 2022: Delhi CM Kejriwal casts vote, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal casts his vote for the Presidential election, at Delhi Assembly. The CM voted from Chennai after having tested positive for Covid-19 and being hospitalised last week. Droupadi Murmus victory will be marked by several firsts if she emerges winner in the polls. Here are todays top news, analysis, and opinion. Uttar Pradesh a key factor in Presidential polls. The notification for the election to decide the successor of M Venkaiah Naidu will be issued on July 5 and the last date for filing of nomination papers will be July 19. 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"I am fortunate to be the first to vote in the President election. Amid rumours, Madhya Pradesh Cong MLAS deny cross-voting. Bengal BJP MLAs flash victory sign ahead of voting, West Bengal | MLAs show victory sign as they queue up in the State Assembly, Kolkata to cast their votes for the Presidential election. Certain that Jagdeep Dhankhar will be excellent and inspiring Vice President: PM Modi, Ministers, MPs and leaders from various parties accompanied Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar Ji for the filing of his nomination papers. The EC further added that the counting of votes will also be held on the same day. Nirmala Sitharaman voted for the Presidential polls in PPE kit. Rajbhar told PTI, "Droupadi Murmu ji is going to win the Presidential election and the road to Delhi passes through Lucknow. Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel casts his vote in Raipur. > India will also get its second woman President in Murmu. Its parliamentary board comprises party president J P Nadda and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among others. Nominated by the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Droupadi Murmu, 64, received 64.03% votes in the presidential electoral college, which comprises parliamentarians and state legislators. Read more, Jayant Sinha, BJP MP and Yashwant Sinha's son, casts his vote, Jayant Sinha - BJP MP and son of Opposition's Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha - casts his vote for the Presidential election, at the Parliament. Vice-Presidential polls: Margaret Alva arrives at NCP chief's residence. Ballot boxes to reach Delhi via road and air; assistant returning officers will accompany them: Returning Officer for presidential poll PC Mody told news agency PTI. Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan. Venkaiah Naidu's term as vice president ends on August 10. In recent days, the BJP MP has been openly critical of his party's government at the Centre. He/She can be re-elected indefinitely as there is no fixed retirement age for the post. This would give a boost to the non-BJP camp," said Firhad Hakim, TMC leader and state minister, Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin casts his vote| Video, #WATCH Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin casts vote in 16th Presidential election, in Chennai pic.twitter.com/fmFb9sdw49. The voting is done by secret ballot. The VP is indirectly elected by an Electoral College by proportional representation by means of a single transferable vote, and the voting is by a secret ballot. TMC Opposition Vice President candidate Margaret Alva filed nomination at the Parliament in Delhi on July 19. The BJP-led ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on June 21 announced its candidate for the July 18 presidential polls: the former governor of Jharkhand, Droupadi Murmu, the ninth holder of that post. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote for the presidential elections. He had met Yashwant Sinha in Thiruvananthapuram. With this announcement, Ayali went against his own party, which supports NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu. Dhankhar met home minister Amit Shah on Friday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday in Delhi before the parliamentary board meeting. "Madam will achieve a grand victory by the grace of the Almighty. He has supported NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu. He came straight to Fort St George campus after he was discharged from Kauvery Hospital today morning, reported news agency PTI. The results will be announced on the same date as the polling and the new Vice-President will be sworn in on August 11. The following persons are also eligible for the Vice-Presidents post: Current President of IndiaCurrent Vice President of IndiaGovernor of any stateMPs/MLAs. I voted right at 10 am as the voting began," said BJP's Anant Ojha, first to vote in Jharkhand assembly. Presidential Election 2022: Rajasthan CM Gehlot casts his vote, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot casts his vote for the Presidential election, at the State Assembly in Jaipur. pic.twitter.com/jqNsu5suYu. Presidential polls 2022: 615 votes cast in Parliament till 1 pm. Maruti is expected to launch the new generation Alto in late August. In the absence of the President, due to death, impeachment or resignation, the VP assumes the role as the office of President is continuous and cannot be kept vacant. Here is everything that you need to know about the Vice-presidential elections: How is the Vice-President elected in India? The president is elected indirectly by an electoral college comprising the members of parliament of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, and the members of legislative assemblies of all states as well as the national capital territory of Delhi and union territory of Puducherry. The decision was taken at a BJP parliamentary board meeting on Saturday, with party national president JP Nadda announcing his name at a press briefing that followed. 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