India  /  Published 28.06.22

Opposition behind Yashwant Sinha

The joint Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha on Monday filed nomination for the President’s post, asserting that the contest was ideological and the BJP’s decision to field a tribal merel...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.06.22

Prez poll: TRS to support Yashwant Sinha

Though the TRS had supported NDA in the election of President and Vice- President earlier, it has been strident in its criticism of the BJP in recent months for the latter's alleged politics of ha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 27.06.22

Yashwant files nomination

Opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha on Monday filed his nomination papers for the July 18 election, with a host of leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, Akhilesh Yadav and Farooq ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 25.06.22

Murmu gets BSP support

The BSP on Saturday extended its support to the BJP-led NDA's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu, who is likely to be the first tribal leader and the second woman to occupy the post. Murmu on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.22

Siliguri: Cry for urban tag in rural polls

The three-tier elections to the Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad (SMP) will be held in the rural areas of the Siliguri sub-division on Sunday. However, the main demand of many voters is urban status for the...
By Avijit Sinha and Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.22

Bengal: All eyes on GTA polls

All eyes are on the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections, which are scheduled to be held on Sunday after a decade, amid a sea of change in the dynamics of hill politics in the last fe...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.06.22

Murmu calls Sonia, Mamata

NDA presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu on Friday called up some key opposition leaders, including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, NCP's Sharad Pawar and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 24.06.22

Z category security cover for Yashwant Sinha

The Centre has extended a Z category cover of armed CRPF commandos to the opposition's presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha, officials said on Friday. The squad has taken over the task after the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.22

Race for the upholder of the Constitution

As the head of state, the president of India upholds the Constitution. At a time when there are fears that the Constitution is being undermined by the ruling regime, the role of the president acquires...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.22

Karate, bread and candles in hill polls

Hill politicians are getting creative as polling for Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha on June 26 draws near, from showcasing karate skills to distributing bread and asking hill reside...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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