• pm thanks mamata for extending support to pranab

    PM thanks Mamata for extending support to Pranab

    Politics | Jul 18, 2012, 01:53 PM IST

    Kolkata, Jul 17: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today thanked Trinamool Congress president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she informed him of the party's decision to support UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the

  • pranab meets bal thackeray thanks him for support

    Pranab meets Bal Thackeray, thanks him for support

    Politics | Jul 14, 2012, 06:47 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 13: UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee tonight met Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at latter's residence ‘Matoshree' here, to thank him for the support in the election.After the 20-minute meeting, Mukherjee told the

  • prez election will witness the nation s conscience says

    Prez election will witness the nation's conscience says Sangma

    Politics | Jul 13, 2012, 09:10 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 13: “This election will witness the conscience of the nation,” Opposition-backed Presidential candidate P A Sangma today said, contending that the contest has turned “very very serious” and was not just symbolic.

  • mamata not to attend upa dinner

    Mamata not to attend UPA dinner

    Politics | Jul 14, 2012, 06:45 PM IST

    Kolkata, Jul 13: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today declined to attend the dinner being hosted by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on the eve of Presidential elections.Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel rang

  • diesel price hike after presidential elections

    Diesel price hike after Presidential elections

    India | Jul 12, 2012, 10:58 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 12 : Diesel prices may be hiked after Presidential elections on July 19 as the Government plans to take bold measures to rein in run-away fiscal deficit.  “Price increase is inevitable. But

  • sangma camp not to pursue for now ec rejection of complaint

    Sangma camp not to pursue for now EC rejection of complaint

    Politics | Jul 14, 2012, 10:36 AM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 11: The P A Sangma camp today decided not to challenge in the Supreme Court for now Election Commission's rejection of its complaint against the candidature of Pranab Mukherjee for Presidential poll.Sangma's

  • pranab to meet cpi m fb cong legislators on monday

    Pranab to meet CPI(M), FB, Cong legislators on Monday

    Politics | Jul 10, 2012, 08:45 PM IST

    Kolkata, Jul 8: UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee today said he would be meeting MPs and MLAs of CPI(M) and Forward Bloc here tomorrow to seek their support for the July 19 Presidential poll.“I am

  • sentimental pranab says goodbye to north block

    Sentimental Pranab says goodbye to North Block

    Politics | Jun 26, 2012, 05:40 PM IST

    New Delhi, June 26: A sentimental Pranab Mukherjee today said he is leaving his job as Finance Minister to “embark on a new journey”.Before leaving to tender his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Mukherjee

  • kalam is people s president says mamata

    Kalam is people's president, says Mamata

    Politics | Jun 22, 2012, 10:59 AM IST

    Kolkata, Jun 18: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today described A P J Abdul Kalam as people's president and said she was hurt that he has decided not to contest the presidential elections.“I have seen

  • tens of thousands protest military rule in egypt

    Tens of thousands protest military rule in Egypt

    World | Apr 22, 2012, 08:45 AM IST

    Cairo, Apr 22: Egypt's Islamist and secular forces are seeking to relaunch the street uprising against the country's ruling military, packing Cairo's Tahrir Square with tens of thousands of protesters in the biggest rally in

  • russian president sacks his finance minister amid spat

    Russian President Sacks His Finance Minister Amid Spat

    World | Sep 27, 2011, 12:06 PM IST

    Moscow, Sept 27: President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday sacked Vice Premier and Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin after an unusually public spat with the Russian head of state over a pact with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin