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Draupadi Murmu

Droupadi Murmu to take oath as President on Monday followed by 21 gun salute

Before the ceremony, the outgoing President and the President-elect will arrive in Parliament in a ceremonial procession

24 Jul 2022 10:36 AM

Murmu scripts history; becomes India's first tribal President

Murmu won by an overwhelming margin against Sinha after receiving over 64% valid votes in a day-long counting of ballots of MPs and MLAs

21 Jul 2022 10:47 PM

Anand K. Sahay | Back Murmu for Prez: It’s a big social shift for India

If someone from such a background is elevated to the presidency, will it be such a bad thing when we consider India’s diversity?

01 Jul 2022 11:50 PM

Mohan Guruswamy | Will Murmu remember the unkept promises to tribals?

Like indigenous people around the globe, India’s adivasis too have been savaged and ravaged by later people claiming to be more 'civilised'

27 Jun 2022 11:39 PM

BSP extends support to NDA's Prez candidate Droupadi Murmu

It was done keeping in mind our party and its movement for making a capable Adivasi woman the president of the country, said Mayawati

25 Jun 2022 1:04 PM


Shobhaa De | Is Murmu choice as Prez an 'inspired' masterstroke, or...?

BJP's choice for President election comes with right 'signalling'

25 Jun 2022 7:32 AM

Droupadi Murmu in Delhi ahead of filing nomination papers

Her nomination papers are being prepared at Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi's residence

23 Jun 2022 1:43 PM

AA EDIT | Murmu as Prez will be a matter of pride for India

Murmu would not only be the first tribal to make it to the highest position, but would also be the first from her state

23 Jun 2022 12:49 AM

BJP’s Prez pick likely next week

Name of RS MP Narender Jadhav doing the rounds.

18 Jun 2017 1:09 AM

Anna Hazare as our next President?

Little was known about Mr Hazare till six years ago as his campaigns had till then been confined to Maharashtra.

04 Jun 2017 12:10 AM


BJP considering dalit candidate for President?

Jharkhand governor Draupadi Murmu, who is a dalit tribal leader, may be the NDA’s presidential candidate.

01 Jun 2017 1:28 AM