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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.

There were stray reports that an overenthusiastic government favaouring total digitalisation may go in for banning the cheque books.


It is gratifying to note that the government won't proceed with the reforms this way.
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Ramnath Kovind elected President of India
Ram Nath Kovind, put up by NDA, was on Thursday elected as the 14th President of India, polling more than 65 per cent of votes over the joint opposition nominee Meira Kumar.

71-year-old Kovind secured 2930 votes with a vote value of 7,02,044, Lok Sabha Secretary General Anoop Mishra, the Returni
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T R Zeliang is new CM of Nagaland
T R Zeliang was today appointed the new chief minister of Nagaland by the Governor and asked to prove his majority on the floor of the House on or before July 22.

Zeliang was appointed shortly after embattled Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu and his supporters failed to turn up in the Assembl
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Presidential elections on Monday
The Presidential elections are being held on Monday,for which the elected MLAs and MPs are the electors.

BJP-led NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind appears to have the advantage against his opponent Meira Kumar, a former Lok Sabha Speaker and the opposition’s nominee.

The voting will be held betwee
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Merger talks panel dissolved
AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) camp leader O Panneerselvam on Sunday announced dissolving a seven-member panel set up to hold merger talks with the Amma faction led by chief minister K Palaniswami.

The former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister made the announcement at a meeting of party functionari
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Presidential election on July 17
The election for the next President of India, if one is needed, will be held on July 17, and votes will be counted three days later. President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends on July 24.

The president is chosen through an electoral college of national and state lawmakers.

The BJP and its allies a
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Pranab Mukherjee not in the race
President Pranab Mukherjee has made it clear that he is not in the race for Presidential election for another term.

His tenure ends on July 25 this year.

The BJP is yet to name a candidate for the Presidential election.
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