• pranab mukherjee on two day visit to north east guwahati

    Pranab Mukherjee on two day visit to north-east Guwahati

    Politics | July 07, 2012 20:40 IST

    Guwahati, July 6: UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee is on a two-day visit to the North-East to meet members of the electoral college as part of his country-wide campaign for the July 19 poll. Mukherjee

  • ramesh regrets lack of sanctity in public life

    Ramesh regrets lack of 'sanctity' in public life

    Politics | July 05, 2012 18:14 IST

     Bhubaneswar,July5:Hitting out at Opposition presidential candidate P A Sangma and his poll managers for indulging in “mud slinging” against UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee, Union minister Jairam Ramesh today lamented the lack of “sanctity” in public

  • sangma says his legal team going through ro s order

    Sangma says his legal team going through RO's order

    Politics | July 07, 2012 15:05 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 5: Opposition backed Presidential candidate P A Sangma today said his legal team is going through the Returning Officer's ruling in the Pranab Mukherjee Office of Profit case and he would decide

  • pranab sangma final candidates in prez polls

    Pranab, Sangma final candidates in Prez polls

    Politics | July 05, 2012 21:53 IST

    New Delhi, July 5: Two candidates—UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee and opposition-backed P A Sangma  -- were left in the fray for the July 19 Presidential poll at the end of the nomination process on wednesday.As

  • sangma demands ro order bjp threatens poll petition against

    Sangma demands RO order, BJP threatens poll petition against Pranab

    Politics | July 05, 2012 21:44 IST

    New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 4: Upping the ante over Pranab Mukherjee's nomination as UPA Presidential candidate, rival P A Sangma today demanded a copy of the Returning Officer's detailed order rejecting his objection to the Congress

  • p a sangma attends bjp central office bearers meeting

    P A Sangma attends BJP Central office-bearers meeting

    Politics | July 03, 2012 20:09 IST

    New Delhi, July 2: Opposition nominee for Presidential election P A Sangma today attended the BJP meeting of Central office-bearers here today and thanked the party for supporting his candidature for the top post.In a

  • sangma seeks cancellation of mukherjee s nomination

    Sangma seeks cancellation of Mukherjee's nomination

    Politics | July 03, 2012 20:09 IST

    New Delhi, July 2: Opposition Presidential nominee P A Sangma today sought cancellation of nomination of UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee under the Office of Profit rules on the ground that he is Chairman of the

  • pranab win possible only with sena jd u support thackeray

    Pranab win possible only with Sena, JD(U), support, Thackeray

    Politics | June 30, 2012 14:12 IST

    Mumbai, Jun 30: The victory of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee in the Presidential poll is “certain” only because of the support of Shiv Sena and Janata Dal (United), Sena chief Bal Thackeray said here today.“Neither

  • it s time that a tribal becomes president netam

    It's time that a tribal becomes President, Netam

    Politics | July 02, 2012 12:33 IST

    Bhopal, Jun 29: Unfaced by suspension from Congress party for supporting BJP-backed presidential nominee P A Sangma, former Union Minister and tribal leader Arvind Netam today said it was time that a tribal becomes the

  • sangma geared up to give a tough fight to pranab

    Sangma geared up to give a tough fight to Pranab

    Politics | June 28, 2012 18:50 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 28: Just as he was being written off as a politician, former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma jumped to the centrestage of politics by throwing his hat in the Presidential race.The

  • sangma says tribal leaders are unitedly backing him

    Sangma says tribal leaders are unitedly backing him

    Politics | June 28, 2012 15:03 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 28: P A Sangma today claimed tribal leaders cutting across party lines are unitedly behind him and took potshots at Congress for not standing by his candidature for the President's post despite

  • naveen to accompany sangma in filing nomination for prez

    Naveen to accompany Sangma in filing nomination for Prez poll

    Politics | June 27, 2012 16:31 IST

    Bhubaneswar, Jun 27: Describing P A Sangma as a prominent tribal and minority leader, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today said he would accompany the Presidential aspirant during filing of his nomination

  • pranab mukherjee sangma to file nominations on thursday

    Pranab Mukherjee, Sangma to file nominations on Thursday

    Politics | June 27, 2012 11:30 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 27: The Presidential race will kickstart on Thursday when both ruling UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee and opposition BJP-backed candidate P A Sangma file their nominations. Pranab Mukherjee will file papers at 1100

  • sangma seeks mamata s support fails to secure commitment

    Sangma seeks Mamata's support, fails to secure commitment

    Politics | June 27, 2012 11:32 IST

    Kolkata, Jun 26: Presidential candidate P A Sangma today held talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking Trinamool Congress' support in the election for the top post, but failed to secure any commitment

  • it will be welcome gesture if tribal mps mlas back sangma

    'It will be welcome gesture if tribal MPs, MLAs back Sangma'

    Politics | June 26, 2012 15:00 IST

    Bastar (Chhattisgarh), Jun 25:  Union Minister Agatha Sangma today said it would be a “welcome gesture” if tribal MPs and MLAs voted for her father P A Sangma in the July 19 Presidential election.“I would

  • sangma will emerge victorious in prez poll says swamy

    Sangma will emerge victorious in Prez poll, says Swamy

    Politics | June 26, 2012 20:26 IST

    New Delhi, June 25: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy today claimed that NDA's Presidential candidate P A Sangma would emerge victorious in the July 19 poll as it will be held through secret ballot.“The constitutional

  • upa government built no consensus for prez poll says advani

    UPA Government built no consensus for Prez poll, says Advani

    Politics | June 25, 2012 16:37 IST

    New Delhi, June 25: Defending his party's decision to support the Presidential poll contest, BJP leader L K Advani today said the government has to build consensus on the issue and the UPA dispensation made

  • nda should rethink on fielding candidate for prez polls

    NDA should rethink on fielding candidate for Prez polls says Moily

    Politics | June 25, 2012 10:14 IST

    Chikballapur (Karnataka),Jun 24:  Union Minister Veerapa Moily today said the opposition NDA should rethink about its decision to field P A Sangma against UPA's candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the Presidential poll.“The National Democratic Alliance should

  • sangma targets pranab for economic slowdown

    Sangma targets Pranab for economic slowdown

    Politics | June 24, 2012 18:34 IST

    Amritsar, Jun 24: BJP-backed Presidential poll candidate P A Sangma today targeted Finance Minister and UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee for the economic slowdown.“If the rupee is at an all time low, if the international rating

  • bal thackeray unlikely to meet sangma

    Bal Thackeray unlikely to meet Sangma

    Politics | June 24, 2012 12:28 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 24: Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray is unlikely to grant an appointment to BJP-backed Presidential candidate P A Sangma seeking to meet him for winning over his support for the July 19