President of India

The President of India is the head of state of the Republic of India. The President is the formal head of the legislature, executive and judiciary branches of Indian Democracy and is the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces. The powers to pardon and clemency vest with the President of India. The President is elected, from a group of nominees, by the elected members of the Parliament of India (Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha) as well as of the state legislatures (Vidhan Sabhas), and serves for a term of five years. Historically, ruling party (majority in the Lok Sabha) nominees have been elected and run largely uncontested. Incumbent presidents are permitted to stand for re-election. A formula is used to allocate votes so there is a balance between the population of each state and the number of votes assembly members from a state can cast, and to give an equal balance between State Assembly members and National parliament members. If no candidate receives a majority of votes, then...
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Shallyratan
Shallyratan took the poll by Tanmoy Das
on Oct 31, 2014 , 08:59 pm
Tanmoy Das - NATION
SARVAPALLI RADHAKRISHNAN
BABU RAJENDRA PRASAD
APJ ABDUL KALAM
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Prem Chauhan
Prem Chauhan and 2 more took the poll by Prem Chauhan
on Oct 31, 2014 , 03:32 pm
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Prem Chauhan
Prem Chauhan and commented on the poll by Prem Chauhan
on Oct 31, 2014 , 03:32 pm
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Ranjit
Ranjit commented on the poll by Sri Gokul Jh
on Oct 30, 2014 , 11:47 am
Sri Gokul Jh - The more influencing political face in India
Modi Ji - Honble PM
Amit Shah
Abdul Kalam, former President of India
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Ranjit
Ranjit took the poll by Sri Gokul Jh
on Oct 30, 2014 , 11:47 am
Sri Gokul Jh - The more influencing political face in India
Modi Ji - Honble PM
Amit Shah
Abdul Kalam, former President of India
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Spoorthy Shekhar
Spoorthy Shekhar and 3 more commented on the blog by Vitthal Suryakant Jadhav
on Oct 28, 2014 , 05:51 pm
Vitthal Suryakant Jadhav - Abdul kalam's thought
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.The dream is not what you see in sleep dream is which does not let you sleep.Dream, Dream, Dream, Dream, transforms in to thoughts. And thoughts more »
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