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Tag: President Election

Yashwant Sinha declared unanimous Presidential candidate of opposition
Prez poll: Sinha to file nomination on Monday but fissures appear in Oppn

On Friday, Sinha telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's offices seeking their support for the poll.

Race to take credit for Draupadi Murmu’s Prez candidature begins in Odisha 
Race to take credit for Draupadi Murmu’s Prez candidature begins in Odisha 

On the other hand, in order to upset the BJP’s apple cart and keep its tribal vote base intact, the conch party has already started working on its strategy. 

President election: Odisha leaders Draupadi Murmu, Jual Oram front runners in NDA
President election: Odisha leaders Draupadi Murmu, Jual Oram front runners in NDA

Two tribal leaders from Odisha- former Jharkhand governor and State BJP leader Draupadi Murmu and former Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram are at the forefront for the next President of India.

Election for next President on July 18, result on July 21: Election Commission
Election for next President on July 18, result on July 21: Election Commission

As per the poll schedule, notification for the President election will be issued on June 15 and the last day of filing nomination will be June 29.

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Mahatab questions BJD’s support to NDA's presidential nominee

Bhubaneswar: Questioning BJD’s support to BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind for President, the party MP Bhartruhari Mahatab on Sunday said Naveen Patnaik should have waited till UPA’s declaration of its candidate. In his editorial ‘President Election- Dalit vs Dalit’, Mahatab once again rattled the BJD and expressed displeasure over the party’s decision to support Kovind. […]

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Opposition picks Meira Kumar in Dalit-vs-Dalit Presidential battle

New Delhi: With 17 opposition parties picking former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to take on NDA’s Ram Nath Kovind, the stage is set for a Dalit-versus-Dalit contest for the country’s top constitutional post. Congress President Sonia Gandhi announced the name of party leader Meira Kumar at a meeting of the 17 parties including the […]

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President election: Nitish asks BJP to build consensus on Presidential candidate

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the BJP should try to build a consensus on the Presidential candidate by talking to all the parties and favoured a second term for Pranab Mukherjee. The JD(U) president said that re-election of President Mukherjee with consensus will set a good precedent, but added that it was […]

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Talks on for common candidate by Opposition for Prez poll: NCP

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming presidential election is seemingly dividing the country’s political landscape into distinct quarters with an anti-BJP front beginning to take shape. After JD (U) confirmed of Nitish Kumar’s discussions with BJD chief Naveen Patnaik, senior leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) DP Tripathy has also indicated that plans are afoot to develop a […]

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Nitish in touch with Naveen on Presidential election: JD(U)

Bhubaneswar: It is not lost on anyone that the non-BJP parties will be aligning themselves on one side of the fence to put up a fight against the BJP in the upcoming presidential elections. After JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar met Sonia Gandhi yesterday, JD(U) spokesperson KC Tyagi confirmed that  the former also held discussions with […]

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