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Presidential Election
India  /  Published 23.06.22

Prez poll: Murmu meets Modi

She will also meet a host of senior leaders and then embark on a nationwide campaign, urging different political parties to support her bid. If elected, a strong possibility given that Murmu (64) alr...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.06.22

MDA to vote for Murmu in prez poll

P A Sangma was in fact the first tribal candidate to contest the presidential elections in 2012. He was supported by BJP and its allies but lost the contest to Pranab Mukherjee. The five suspended Co...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.22

An appeal for assertive Murmu

Jharkhand’s tribal activists have welcomed Santhal politician Droupadi Murmu’s nomination as NDA candidate for President, announced on Tuesday, while hoping she would do more for tribal ri...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 23.06.22

'Battle of ideology'

The joint Opposition candidate for President, Yashwant Sinha, on Wednesday raised concerns about the misuse of democratic institutions against political opponents, apart from attacks on the Constituti...
By Sanjay K Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.06.22

Murmu gets Nitish's support

The JDU has decided to support the NDA’s candidate for President Droupadi Murmu, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar announced on Wednesday after a conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.22

Comrades question CPM seal for Sinha

The CPM’s decision to support Yashwant Sinha in the presidential poll has triggered resentment in the regimented party with a section of comrades questioning the rationale behind backing a man w...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.06.22

Nomination: Murmu's this week

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu is likely to file her nomination on June 24, and is expected to be accompanied by its top leaders, including Prime ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.22

Yashwant Sinha's son unmoved

BJP MP Jayant Sinha, whose father Yashwant Sinha is the joint Opposition candidate for the July 18 presidential polls, asserted on Tuesday that he will discharge his constitutional responsibilities as...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.22

Prez poll: BJP's choice is Draupadi Murmu

Considered a soft-spoken and affable leader who comes from Mayurbhanj, one of the more backward regions of Odisha, Murmu has held various positions in the party rising through the ranks and was a mini...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 21.06.22

Prez poll: BJP biggies meet

The BJP parliamentary board, its top organisational body which includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, met here on Tuesday to deliberate on the party's candidate for the presidential poll, hours af...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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