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Power of President of India to withhold assent

In India the President can hold his assent to a bill in the following circumstances: If it is an ordinary Bill In case of an ordinary bill or a bill got introduced by a private member and passed by both houses, the president can just withhold assent. It is similar to the Pocket Veto in ..

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Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

Ram Nath Kovind (71) sworn in as the 14th President of India. He was administered oath to the office by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar in Parliament’s Central Hall. With this, he became the second Dalit President of India after late President K.R. Narayanan. He is also the first person from Uttar Pradesh to ..

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Ram Nath Kovind elected as India’s 14th President

Former governor Ram Nath Kovind was elected as India’s 14th President. He will be only the second Dalit leader after K R Narayanan since Independence to occupy India’s highest ceremonial post. In the final vote count, NDA nominee Kovind received 65.6% votes translating into 702,044 electoral college votes, while UPA candidate Meira Kumar managed to ..

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Difference Between United States President and Indian President

How the office of the US President is different from that of the Indian President? Manner of election US president is more or less directly elected whereas the Indian president is indirectly elected. The advantage of the directly elected head of the government is the stability of the government. Unlike Indian Prime Minister American President ..

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Derek O’ Brian: First Anglo-Indian to Vote in Presidential Election

Derek o’ Brian, became the first Anglo Indian to vote in the Indian Presidential elections. Brian, a Rajya Sabha MP from West Bengal, belongs to Trinamool Congress. The constitution of India says that an MP who has been nominated by the President to either of the house of the Indian Parliament is not eligible for ..

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