• sangma wraps up prez poll campaign meets jaya

    Sangma wraps up Prez poll campaign, meets Jaya

    Politics | July 19, 2012 20:59 IST

    Chennai, July 18: Winding up his campaign for the Presidential election, NDA candidate P A Sangma today met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and thanked her for supporting his candidature for the top post.

  • pranab to leave sangma way behind after trinamool support

    Pranab to leave Sangma way behind after Trinamool support

    Politics | July 19, 2012 20:59 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 18: With Trinamool Congress extending support to the UPA candidate in the Presidential poll, Pranab Mukherjee is likely to garner close to seven lakh vote value leaving his rival P A Sangma

  • bjp takes a dig at mamata for deciding to back pranab

    BJP takes a dig at Mamata for deciding to back Pranab

    Politics | July 17, 2012 19:06 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 17 : BJP today took a dig at Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for her decision to support UPA's Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, saying it was disappointed at the development and sought

  • will move sc against ec decision on complaint against

    Will move SC against EC decision on complaint against Pranab, says Sangma

    Politics | July 18, 2012 14:19 IST

    Dehra Dun, July 17: Opposition-backed Presidential poll nominee P A Sangma on Monday said he would move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission's decision to quash the complaint against UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee's nomination

  • presidential polls could be as significant as 1969 sangma

    Presidential polls could be as significant as 1969 : Sangma

    Politics | July 18, 2012 13:50 IST

    Bhubaneswar, July 15: Enthused by backing from 18 political parties, opposition Presidential Candidate P A Sangma today hoped to draw support from some more parties and said the July 19 polls could be as significant

  • allegations of not maintaining decency in prez campaign

    Allegations of not maintaining decency in prez campaign 'absurd': Sangma

    Politics | July 16, 2012 23:44 IST

    Patna, Jul 14: BJP-backed candidate P A Sangma today termed the Congress allegation against him that he was not observing ‘decency and decorum' in the presidential elections, as ‘absurd'.“It is just absurd,” Sangma, who has

  • after ncp congress attacks sangma

    After NCP, Congress attacks Sangma

    Politics | July 14, 2012 13:37 IST

    New Delhi, July 13:After his party NCP, it was the turn of Congress to attack BJP-backed opposition candidate P A Sangma accusing him of not observing decency and decorum in the Presidential campaign.Condemning Sangma's remarks,

  • pranab in mumbai scheduled to meet thackeray

    Pranab in Mumbai, scheduled to meet Thackeray

    Politics | July 13, 2012 14:47 IST

    Mumbai, July 13: As part of his tour of states ahead of the Presidential poll, UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee will meet Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray here today to thank him for backing his candidature.While

  • don t bring presidential elections to ordinary level says

    Don't bring Presidential elections to ordinary level, says Pranab

    Politics | July 13, 2012 12:22 IST

    Ranchi, July 13: UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked political parties not to bring the campaign down to the level of ordinary poll, a day after his opponent BJP-backed nominee P A Sangma

  • ncp pours scorn on sangma asks parties not to support him

    NCP pours scorn on Sangma, asks parties not to support him

    Politics | July 14, 2012 10:36 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 12: NCP, the party P A Sangma quit to contest the Presidential poll, today poured scorn on him for not maintaining decorum in the election and asked the BJP, AIADMK and the

  • sangma seeks repeat of 1969 presidential poll

    Sangma seeks repeat of 1969 presidential poll

    Politics | July 14, 2012 10:36 IST

    Ranchi, July 12: BJP backed presidential nominee P A Sangma on Wednesday appealed to all legislators in the country, cutting across party lines, to repeat the result seen during 1969 Presidential elections that went by

  • i as an mp know my responsibilities agatha

    I as an MP know my responsibilities: Agatha

    Politics | July 11, 2012 16:45 IST

    Jowai (Meghalaya), July 11:Union minister Agatha Sangma, the daughter of BJP backed presidential candidate P A Sangma, on Tuesday said it was ‘pointless' to ask her whether she would vote for her father or UPA

  • omar tells sangma to maintain decorum

    Omar tells Sangma to maintain decorum

    Politics | July 11, 2012 14:42 IST

    Maintain decorum: Omar tells SangmaPTISrinagar, July 11: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said opposition-backed Presidential candidate P A Sangma should maintain decorum as he was contesting elections for the highest office of

  • pm can not escape blame over current state of economy bjp

    PM can not escape blame over current state of economy: BJP

    Politics | July 11, 2012 13:55 IST

    Panaji, Jul 10:Sharpening its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP today said he cannot escape the blame over the current state of economy by pointing the finger at former Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.  “As

  • mukherjee hopeful of support from mamata

    Mukherjee hopeful of support from Mamata

    Politics | July 10, 2012 18:26 IST

    Dehra Dun, Jul 10:Notwithstanding the current chill in ties between them, UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee today expressed the hope that Trinamool Congress would take a positive decision in his favour.  “Mamata Banerjee has said

  • raisina hill being used as a dumping ground says sangma

    Raisina Hill being used as a 'dumping ground', says Sangma

    Politics | July 12, 2012 11:37 IST

    Mumbai, July 10: Sharpening his attack on UPA rival Pranab Mukherjee, Opposition-backed Presidential nominee P A Sangma today said Rashtrapati Bhavan was being used as a “dumping ground” for the “failed” former Finance Minister.  “The

  • sangma to meet maha legislators in mumbai on june 10

    Sangma to meet Maha legislators in Mumbai on June 10

    Politics | July 08, 2012 18:49 IST

    Mumbai, July 8: Opposition nominee P A Sangma would meet the legislators from Maharashtra on July 10 to seek their support for the Presidential election, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Eknath Khadse (BJP)

  • sangma draws flak of organisation working for disabled

    Sangma draws flak of organisation working for disabled

    Politics | July 08, 2012 13:14 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 7: An organisation working for disabled persons today took objections to Opposition-backed Presidential candidate P A Sangma's comments that “India should have a President, who is not blind, dumb and deaf.” “It

  • prez poll campaign vitiated by sangma alleges congress

    Prez poll campaign 'vitiated' by Sangma, alleges Congress

    Politics | July 08, 2012 13:15 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 7: UPA Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee's camp today hit back at opposition-backed candidate P A Sangma for raking up fresh allegations against his candidature saying the campaign was being “vitiated”.“This only proves

  • swamy meets cec complains against returning officer s order

    Swamy meets CEC, complains against Returning Officer's order

    Politics | July 09, 2012 14:25 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 7: Janata Party Chief Subramanian Swamy and BJD MP Bartuhari Mahtab today met Chief Election Commissioner  V S Sampath and complained against the Presidential poll Returning Officer's order rejecting the opposition demand