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Sekhawat meets UPA Presidential nominee Patil
In a dramatic development, Vice President Bhairon Singh Sekhawat, who is gearing to throw a challenge to the UPA-Lefts presidential nominee Pratibha Devisingh Patil , went to meet his opponent at the Jodhpur House this evening. ANI

Chennai meeting of Third Front to decide their strategy on Presidential polls
Senior leaders of the newly formed Third Front held discussions to decide their stand on the Presidential polls here today. ANI

Chota Losal continues celebrating daughter-in-law Patils nomination
The celebration does not seem to end for the residents of Chota Losal village ever since they learnt that Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who came here as daughter-in-law in 1965 after being married to Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat, is the UPA-Lefts Presidential nominee. ANI

Election Commission issues notification for Presidential election (Lead: Presidential election notification)
The Election Commission (EC) today issued the notification for the Presidential election, scheduled for July 19. ANI

Notification for Presidential election today
The Election Commission (EC) will today issue the notification for the Presidential election, scheduled for July 19. ANI

Shiv Sena to support Patil if he proves his Maharashtrian roots(Lead:-Presidential Elections-Update)
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has said that his party may support Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil for the post President of India, if the latter proves his true Maharashtrian roots. ANI

Nationalist Congress Party to support UPA candidate for Presidents post
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate would be supported by his party. ANI

Left-Karunanidhi meeting over Presidential candidate inconclusive(Lead:President election-Update)
The meeting between Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and Left parties to discuss the issue of the Presidential candidate ended inconclusively here on Thursday morning. ANI

Is Farooq Abdullah a dark horse in the Presidents race?
At a time when consensus among political parties on the issue of a nominee for the post of the President is unlikely, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah may emerge as a dark horse in the race for the Rashtrapati Bhawan. ANI

Cabinet meeting postponed till tomorrow over Presidential candidate issue
The weekly Cabinet meeting, which usually takes place on Thursday, has been postponed till tomorrow to discuss the issue of next Presidential candidate. ANI

Presidential election on July 19
Election for the post of the next President of the country will take place on July 19. This was announced here today by the Chief Election Commissioner, N Gopalaswami. ANI

Left parties to meet Karunanidhi over Presidential election
The Left parties will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi here today to take a final decision on the Presidential candidate. ANI

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