11 Aug 2017
Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as 13th Vice President of India
Venkaiah Naidu has been sworn in as the Vice President of India. The oath of office was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind.
05 Aug 2017
Vice-presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu becomes 13th VP
BJP candidate Venkaiah Naidu has become India's 13th vice president, defeating opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi. He secured 516 votes while Gandhi got 244 votes.
05 Aug 2017
Know the man: Venkaiah Naidu
Venkaiah Naidu served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in the current cabinet.
04 Aug 2017
A handy guide to the August 5 vice-presidential polls
The election to decide India's next vice president is set to be held tomorrow, two weeks after the presidential polls.
20 Jul 2017
Kovind vs Kumar: Counting underway to decide India's next president
Counting of votes in the presidential election started today at 11am, three days after polling was held to decide India's next President.
18 Jul 2017
Smriti Irani gets charge of I&B Ministry as Naidu resigns
Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Textiles, has been given charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after former incharge Venkaiah Naidu resigned.
17 Jul 2017
Minister Venkaiah Naidu is BJP's candidate For Vice President
Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been named the vice presidential candidate of the ruling NDA party on Monday.
11 Jul 2017
Gopalkrishna Gandhi: More than just Mahatma Gandhi's grandson
The opposition today announced former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's grandson, as their vice-presidential candidate.
11 Jul 2017
Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi as vice-presidential candidate: Sources
According to PTI, the opposition has zeroed in on former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, as its vice-presidential candidate.
29 Jun 2017
Election for vice president on August 5
Elections for the post of vice president will be held on August 5, two weeks after the presidential polls, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced.
21 Jun 2017
Presidential elections: Opposition is still alive and kicking
NDA's move to announce Dalit candidate Ram Nath Kovind as their candidate seems to be disintegrating the opposition, with those including Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, declaring his support for Kovind.
14 Jun 2017
Presidential polls: EC issues notification for filing of nominations
The EC has issued a notification for filing of nominations for the presidential polls, which will continue till June 28.
07 Jun 2017
Presidential Elections on July 17: Election Commission
President Pranab Mukherjee's term will end on July 24, paving the way for presidential polls, if needed, the Election Commission said.
13 May 2017
Who will be India's next President?
India is set to elect a new President in July. While the ruling NDA alliance holds a majority and hopes to get a like minded candidate on board, opposition parties have been planning to jointly put forward a candidate against Modi's choice of President.