Union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, a veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Andhra Pradesh, will be NDA's vice presidential candidate, party president Amit Shah said on Monday. He has also served as High commissioner to South Africa and Sri Lanka, representing India and as a secretary to President of India. Kovind's win against opposition candidate Meira Kumar is a foregone conclusion as the ruling coalition has secured the support of almost two-thirds of the electoral college, with some political parties even outside the NDA fold throwing in their weight behind him.
Parliamentary Board will meet on Monday evening to pick its vice presidential candidate.
Introducing the opposition's candidates for President and Vice-president Meira Kumar and Gopalkrishna Gandhi respectively, Congress chief said we can not and must not let India be hostage to those who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision. "Whatever the parliamentary board decides will be final", Naidu told media here.
According to the sources, the ruling alliance has "almost finalised" the name of Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu for the top jop.
"I'm not aspiring to become anything, party finally decides about the candidature", he added. The NDA is yet to name its candidate for the post of vice president.
Meanwhile, tThe election to choose Indias 14th President saw nearly 100 per cent voting on Monday with Lok Sabha Secretary and Returning Officer Anoop Mishra terming it "probably the highest turnout ever".
With the numbers clearly pitched in the government's favour, Naidu is likely to be the next vice-president of the country, after Hamid Ansari, who served two terms that get over next month.
After 37 years, the remains related to a cold-case may have been discovered. "The man got away with murder", said Adams Jones. An autopsy was being performed Friday to establish if they are the remains of career criminal Donald Eugene Webb .
The judge in the Charlie Gard case has ordered little boy's head to be measured to determine if there is any brain development. That decision was upheld by the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights .
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At the time she was praised for the stunning advances she had made in some of the most complicated areas of the mathematics. Maryam Mirzakhani , the first woman to receive the Fields Medal for mathematics, has died, according to the BBC.
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The dinosaur skeleton cast was taken down in January to be prepared for a two-year tour in the United Kingdom. The 126-year-old skeleton has been positioned in a diving pose, taking months to prepare for exhibition.
The Senate is once again delaying its vote on the controversial effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act while Sen. The question now is whether the Cruz amendment will now be scored by the CBO, given that a vote on the bill has been delayed.
EA has made the trial version of Mass Effect: Andromeda available to players across the board on PC, PS4, and Xbox One . All progress made during the demo will be carried forwards to the full game if you chose to purchase the game.
Nevertheless, Ernestine said her husband is a "fighter" and has "beaten the odds and his strong will keeps him going". The 47-year-old has been battling health issues for five years but hit "rock bottom" more than a year ago.
Certainly the speed was probably at the highest point of the race, coming in to the foot of that last climb. Martin's first cousin Nicolas Roche enjoyed an impressive run on Sunday to finish sixth on the stage.
According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical, Simmons has agreed to a 3-year contract with the Orlando Magic . The new contract will give Simmons financial stability in his National Basketball Association career.
A ride from downtown along the Han River and up highway 77 to the North-South demarcation line can take as little as 40 minutes. So never mind the potential nuclear threat to other parts of the globe that North Korea may or may not provide.
Pennsylvania: Man Admits To Killing Four Men
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Second person in custody in connection to quadruple murder
The fourth victim, 19-year-old Jimi Taro Patrick, was found buried in a different area of the property about a half-mile away. Twenty-year-old Cosmo DiNardo of Bensalem has confessed to "participating in or committing" the killings, his attorney said.
Allowed in by Trump, Afghan girls robotics team lands in DC
The girls will receive their visas after being told President Donald Trump personally intervened to reverse a decision by the U.S. However, it soon came to light that the six were denied a visa to enter the United States , despite working tirelessly to do so.
Nawaz Sharif going to Jeddah; ticket leaked on Whatsapp
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Chechens found guilty in assassination of politician Nemtsov
Investigators said forensic evidence found in the getaway vehicle and telephone records linked the suspects to the crime. Nemtsov, who was an ardent opponent of President Vladimir Putin , was shot several times in the back in February 2015.