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Trinamool quits UPA

Kolkata/New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress party’s support to the UPA government, but both she and the...

Hamid Ansari re-elected Vice President

New Delhi: UPA candidate Hamid Ansari scored comfortable victory in the vice-presidential election Tuesday, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh to secure another term in...

President Pranab takes office

New Delhi: It was a day of pomp and pageantry, tradition and modernity as India Wednesday got its 13th President in 76-year-old seasoned politician...

Pranab Mukherjee is India’s next President

New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee, the ruling United Progressive Alliance's key strategist and a long-time minister, was Sunday elected India's 13th President by an overwhelming...

Jaswant Singh is NDA choice for Vice President

New Delhi: Divided over the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA Monday unanimously named BJP veteran leader Jaswant Singh as its Vice Presidential...

UPA renominates Ansari for Vice President

New Delhi: Incumbent Hamid Ansari will be the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate in the Vice Presidential election, Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced here...

Sangma, Pranab file nominations for presidential contest

New Delhi: The race to elect India’s 13th President formally began Thursday with both UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee and his rival Purno Sangma filing...

Kalam opts out of presidential fight

New Delhi: Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday said he won't contest the presidential election after studying the "totality" of the situation, spiking what...

Bengal celebrates Pranab’s presidential candidature

Kolkata/Mirati: Having missed the bus 16 years ago when then Chief Minister Jyoti Basu could not become the Prime Minister following objections from his...

Indian government terms army ‘coup’ report ‘alarmist’

New Delhi/Visakhapatnam: The stir caused by the media report Wednesday morning about an attempted 'military coup' in January turned into a whimper by the...

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