Yashwant Sinha
India  /  Published 29.07.22

Assam cross-vote MLAs face action

The Opposition Congress on Wednesday asserted “very strict” action against party MLAs from Assam for cross-voting in the recently-held presidential election.   AICC general secr...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 26.07.22

Will remain independent: Yashwant Sinha

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, who recently lost the presidential poll as an opposition candidate, on Tuesday said he will not join any other political party and remain independent. Sinha, 84,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.22

Outwitted: BJP strategy behind Murmu's win

The joyous celebration over India getting its first  adivasi  president — Droupadi Murmu has been administered the oath of office — should not deflect attention from the politica...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.22

BJD's support for Dhankhar a mystery

Phone a friend A phone call from the prime minister, Narendra Modi, compelled the chief minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, to extend his support to the National Democratic Alliance’s vice-pre...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.07.22

Droupadi Murmu misses record margin

In the last three elections, the margins of defeat were over 3 lakh and before that the BJP-led government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee had managed one of the most impressive wins for a presidential candid...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 22.07.22

UP govt upgrades security for Rajbhar

The Uttar Pradesh government has accorded 'Y' category security to Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) president Om Prakash Rajbhar, an alliance partner of the Samajwadi Party, officials sai...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.07.22

Murmu elected as 15th President

Yashwant Sinha, who polled 35.97 per cent of the votes, said in a statement: “I heartily congratulate Srimati Droupadi Murmu on her victory in the Presidential Election 2022. I hope — inde...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.07.22

'Hope Murmu acts as custodian of Constitution'

Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha on Thursday congratulated Droupadi Murmu on her win in the presidential poll and said he hopes that as the 15th president she functions as the "custodian of th...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.07.22

PM Modi hails Murmu victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed confidence that Droupadi Murmu will make an "outstanding" President and said India has scripted history with a daughter from a tribal commu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.07.22

Murmu becomes India's first tribal President

It is from Rairangpur that she took her first step up the BJP ladder. She was a councillor in the local Notified Area Council in 1997 and rose to be a minister in Odisha's BJD-BJP coalition govern...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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