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Prez poll: Listen to inner voice while casting votes, says Meira Kumar

Kumar said she was honoured by the trust the 17 parties led by the Congress have show in her.

02 Jul 2017 12:56 PM

Mukherjee: The troubleshooter President

BJP president Amit Shah has also set up a crack team to ensure that the NDA candidate wins with a huge margin.

02 Jul 2017 7:27 AM

I'm no scapegoat in Presidential election, fighting for ideology: Meira Kumar

17 opposition parties have fielded Kumar as their joint candidate in the presidential election against NDA's nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

01 Jul 2017 6:21 PM

Presidential poll: AAP may extend support to Cong candidate Meira Kumar

UPA-led by Congress has nominated Meira Kumar against Ram Nath Kovind, BJP-led NDA's candidate for the polls. 

01 Jul 2017 6:03 PM

Prez poll not a dalit strife, says Meira Kumar

Seventeen opposition parties have extended their support to Kumar.

01 Jul 2017 4:07 AM


Prez poll war to uphold ideology of Gandhi: Meira Kumar

Launching her presidential campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, Meira Kumar said she wishes that people of Gujarat make progress.

30 Jun 2017 10:51 AM

Meira Kumar files nomination for Prez poll

Kumar will launch her campaign from the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on June 30th.

29 Jun 2017 6:18 AM

Prez poll: PDP assures support to NDA nominee Kovind

The assurance of support was given to Ram Nath Kovind during a joint meeting with the MLAs of the PDP, the BJP and the Peoples Conference.

28 Jun 2017 8:03 PM

Presidential election is battle of ideology and principles: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi said the Opposition was determined to fight the poll.

28 Jun 2017 2:17 PM

Different views on prez poll, but Bihar grand alliance will stay till 2025: JDU

Rift is being speculated in the grand alliance after Lalu said that Nitish Kumar made a mistake by extending support to Kovind.

28 Jun 2017 1:15 PM


Prez poll: Flanked by Sonia, Manmohan Singh, Meira Kumar files papers

Sonia Gandhi and other top Congress and opposition leaders were amongst those who proposed and seconded her nomination.

28 Jun 2017 12:47 PM

PM Modi, Nitish have ‘admiration’ for each other: BJP

The RJD had alleged Mr Kumar of making a “historic blunder” by supporting Mr Kovind, while the Congress accused him of “political opportunism.”

28 Jun 2017 1:16 AM

Presidential poll a battle of ideologies not castes, says Meira Kumar

Kumar added that in earlier presidential elections, caste was never an issue but it was only the merit of the respective candidate that was in play.

28 Jun 2017 1:02 AM

Prez poll: Oppn candidate Meira Kumar to file nomination tomorrow

Meira Kumar will file her nominations in the presence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and a number of opposition leaders.

27 Jun 2017 9:10 PM

Prez poll: Meira Kumar says caste system should be buried deep down

Meira Kumar said she would launch her poll campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat.

27 Jun 2017 2:32 PM


Ram temple construction date to be announced in Nov by saints: Sakshi Maharaj

'This is the last word on construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya and no power on earth can stop it,' he said.

26 Jun 2017 9:29 PM

Sushma Swaraj takes swipe at Meira Kumar

Swaraj also tweeted a link to a newspaper report that said “Speaker interrupted Sushma 60 times in 6-minute speech”.

26 Jun 2017 2:05 AM

Meira Kumar appeals to electoral college to vote for her

The electoral college for the presidential elections constitutes MPs of both Houses of Parliament and MLAs of State Assemblies.

26 Jun 2017 1:18 AM

Sushma tweets 2013 LS speech, attacks Meira Kumar for interrupting her

Swaraj was seen questioning the neutrality of Kumar, pitted against BJP-led NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind for the presidential contest.

25 Jun 2017 7:19 PM

SP, BSP back Meira Kumar as Prez nominee, consolidate anti-BJP forces in UP

This, political observers feel, is likely to pave the way for other like-minded parties to join hands ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

25 Jun 2017 11:31 AM