Presidential election

Kharge’s Election Pitch: Toeing The Party Lines

In his maiden campaign pitch in the capital, Kharge gave ample evidence that he would toe the party line as he blamed the central government for misusing the central probe agencies – a view totally in coherence with the party lines.

Victory Show by U’khand BJP To Celebrate Murmu’s Win

DEHRADUN: After Draupadi Murmu won the Presidential elections, the Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organised a victory show in Kashipur, Udham Singh Nagar on Thursday. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami congratulated President-Elect Murmu. “Her win signifies a golden era in the history of democratic India. The election of a woman from such humble beginnings has […]

Prez Polls: Modi May Visit Murmu’s House, Nadda To Hold Roadshow

NEW DELHI: A confident BJP is gearing up to celebrate the victory of Droupadi Murmu in the presidential poll. Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit the house of Murmu in Delhi to congratulate the newly elected president after the results are announced officially. PM Modi’s cabinet is expected to accompany him to Murmu’s House. BJP […]

Presidential Election: 67 Uttarakhand MLAs Vote; 2 Congress MLAs Skip Voting

DEHRADUN: One state cabinet minister and two Congress MLAs missed the action as 67 members, out of 70, of the state legislative assembly cast their vote in the Presidential Elections on Monday. Three MLAs who did not vote include state cabinet minister Chandan Ram Das, who had to be admitted to a hospital due to […]

Draupadi Murmu Set To Become 15th President Of India

NEW DELHI: National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Draupadi Murmu is poised to become the 15th President of India, experts said as the voting concluded on Monday evening. Murmu, the former Governor of Jharkhand, will become the first tribal President of India if she manages to beat Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha, which is, in all likelihood, […]

Nothing Political: Bengal CM Meets Assam CM On Guv’s Invitation

KOLKATA: Chief Ministers of Bengal and Assam, two stalwarts from their respective political parties as well as their respective states, met at Darjeeling Governor House on Wednesday. The meeting, which came with an invitation from Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar, between Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee and Assam’s Himanta Biswa Sarma set the rumour mills buzzing. West Bengal […]

Presidential Election: Gandhi Says No; Ex BJP Man Next On List

NEW DELHI: In an interesting twist to the opposition’s quest for a Presidential poll candidate, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) man Yashwant Sinha emerged as a consensus candidate. It was necessitated after Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Monday declined Mamata Banerjee’s offer to contest the Presidential election as their candidate. Sources told The New Indian that few […]

Presidential Poll: TMC Supremo Meets NCP Chief

NEW DELHI: Before brewing up an opposition strategy for the upcoming Presidential election scheduled on July 18, Trinamool Congress supremo met NCP chief Sharad Pawar today evening. The meeting added extra flavour as it came a day before Banerjee’s call on for a crucial all-opposition party meeting tomorrow at the constitution club. The meeting lasted […]