Margaret Alva
India  /  Published 07.08.22

Alva salvo at Didi’s divider role

Former governor of Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected Vice-President of India on Saturday evening, defeating Opposition candidate Margaret Alva by 346 votes. Of the 725 votes polled in an electoral ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.22

Jagdeep Dhankhar elected 14th Vice-President

DA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th Vice President of India on Saturday as he defeated joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva. Dhankhar, a former governor of West Bengal, secured ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.22

V-P polls: Counting begins

The Electoral College comprises 780 MPs -- 543 in Lok Sabha and 245 in Rajya Sabha. In all 744 MPs are expected to vote as eight seats in the upper House are vacant and 36 MPs of Trinamool Congress ha...
By Our Web Desk in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.22

TRS backs Alva, Trinamul unmoved

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday announced support for Margaret Alva, the joint Opposition candidate for Saturday’s vice-presidential election, even as Trinamul Congress leaders mai...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.08.22

VP poll: Alva gets AAP, JMM support

The Opposition camp, on Wednesday, got a boost with the Aam Aadmi Party and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha announcing support to their joint Vice Presidential candidate Margaret Alva, but numbers are stil...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 01.08.22

Chair has key to run House: Alva

“Their job is to bring everybody together, not to throw MPs out,” the former Union minister says, alleging an alarming decline in parliamentary culture and a serious threat to democracy in...
By Sanjay K. Jha

India  /  Published 30.07.22

VP polls: Alva appeals to Didi

Margaret Alva, the joint Opposition candidate for Vice-President, said on Friday that she was “appalled” by Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s decision to stay away from the ele...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.07.22

Hurt Alva issues appeal to Didi

Trinamul state general secretary Kunal Ghosh later said: “The party has utmost respect for Margaret Alva and her work. We have a problem with the mechanism through which Alva’s name was se...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.07.22

VP polls:Alva hits back at TMC

The Trinamul Congress on Thursday announced its decision to abstain from voting in the vice-presidential election scheduled on August 6. The stand, announced by the party’s national general sec...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.22

Alva: Fight for India for all of us

Senior Congress leader Margaret Alva, who filed her nomination on Tuesday for the post of Vice-President, said she wasn’t worried about the numerical deficiency of the Opposition because the pur...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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