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Margaret Alva: Indian politician (born 1942)
Margaret Nazareth Alva is an Indian politician. Alva served as the 17th Governor of Goa, 23rd Governor of Gujarat, 20th Governor of Rajasthan and 4th Governor of Uttarakhand the until the end of her tenure in August 2014. She has formerly served as the Cabinet Minister. She took over in Rajasthan from the Punjab governor, Shivraj Patil, who had been holding an additional charge of that state. Before being appointed governor, she was a senior figure in the Indian National Congress and was Joint Secretary of the All India Congress Committee. Her mother-in-law, Violet Alva, was Second Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha in 1960s.

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V-P polls 2022: Jagdeep Dhankhar becomes India's new Vice President | Oneindia news *Breaking [Video]

V-P polls 2022: Jagdeep Dhankhar becomes India's new Vice President | Oneindia news *Breaking

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the new vice-president of the country in the polls that were held on Saturday. The counting began post the voting ended at 5 pm and Dhankar emered as..

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Vice-president elections 2022: How is the vice-president of India elected? | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Vice-president elections 2022: How is the vice-president of India elected? | Oneindia news *News

The elections for the new Vice-president of India are underway and the polling for the same which commenced at 10 am on Saturday will end at 5 pm. The vice-presidential election is being fought by the..

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Margaret Alva, know all about Opposition's Vice President candidate | Oneindia News *news [Video]

Margaret Alva, know all about Opposition's Vice President candidate | Oneindia News *news

Opposition's vice-presidential candidate Margaret Alva files her nomination papers at Parliament, in the presence of Congress leaders. Check out the video to know all about Margaret Alva. #news..

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Jagdeep Dhankhar files his nomination for Vice Presidential elections | Watch |  Oneindia News*News [Video]

Jagdeep Dhankhar files his nomination for Vice Presidential elections | Watch | Oneindia News*News

Today, morning the former Bengal governor and now BJP-led NDA nominee for vice president, Jagdeep Dhankhar, arrived at the Parliament Library building in Delhi to file his nomination..

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NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar emerged victorious in the Vice Presidential elections 2022 held this month, defeating candidate Margaret Alva.
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'Battle for protecting constitution will continue': Margaret Alva's reaction after losing VP Polls to Jagdeep Dhankhar

The NDA candidate, Jagdeep Dhankhar, picked up a total of 528 votes, while Margaret Alva of the opposition received just 182.
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Jagdeep Dhankhar's victory margin highest in last six V-P polls

NDA nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Saturday elected as the 14th Vice-President of India, defeating joint opposition candidate Margaret Alva after securing 528 votes (72.8%) against his rival's tally..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's new Vice President, defeats opposition's Margaret Alva

NDA candidate and former West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar comfortably won the vice-presidential election on Saturday with 528 votes, beating opposition-backed candidate Margaret Alva who got 182...
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Jagdeep Dhankhar vs Margaret Alva: What will be the Vice President's monthly salary?

NDA named Jagdeep Dhankar as vice presidential candidate whereas Margaret Alva was named as the candidate by opposition parties, led by INC.
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Polling to elect next Vice-President begins; PM Modi casts vote

Polling to elect the next Vice-President of India began at 10am, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi being among the first ones to cast vote. The polling will continue till 5pm, following which the..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar vs Margaret Alva: How does vice presidential election takes place?

Vice Presidential elections: Polling will be held from 10 am to 5 pm today, while the ballots will be counted immediately after that.
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Jagdeep Dhankhar set for comfortable win in vice-president poll

With numbers stacked in his favour, NDA nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar is set for a comfortable win against joint opposition candidate Margaret Alva as MPs of both Houses vote on Saturday to elect the next..
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TRS to support Margaret Alva in vice-presidential poll

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) will support opposition nominee Margaret Alva in the vice-presidential poll, party leader Keshav Rao said on Friday. Alva has been fielded by the opposition against..
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Dismayed by good friend Mamata's decision to abstain: Margaret Alva


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Vice Presidential Elections 2022: In Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar, know expected vote share

VP candidates Margaret Alva and Jagdeep Dhankhar will battle for the post on August 6, when Parliament members will cast their vote.
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Vice-President Election 2022: Know polling, result date, election process, other details

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Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar: Know who is backing who in Vice Presidential elections 2022

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"Promise, I won't call any MP from the BJP...": Margaret Alva tells MTNL

Taking to Twitter, Margaret Alva posted a communication from MTNL which said that her MTNL KYC had been suspended and her SIM card would be blocked
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Margaret Alva reaches out to CMs of Delhi, Karnataka, and Assam as part of VP poll campaign


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Can't just say we don't have numbers so we won't fight election: Margaret Alva


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Despite backing NDA's Draupadi Murmu, Shiv Sena supports Opposition's VP candidate Margaret Alva

Shiv Sena has decided to back Vice Presidential candidate Margaret Alva in the polls, despite extending support to NDA candidates in the prez polls.
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Who is Margaret Alva, joint opposition candidate for vice-presidential election


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Former Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva to be opposition's vice-presidential candidate

The announcement came a day after the BJP-led NDA said West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will be its candidate.
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Do you want to become PM at 45 by joining BJP: Congress veteran Margaret Alva to Pilot


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