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Sangma congratulates Mukherjee, does not rule out moving court


P.A. Sangma on Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee and wished him success but did not rule out moving court on the election, saying its process was "exceptionally partisan." He alleged that non-UPA

‘Highest vote’ for Pranab from state

Congress-led UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee is expected to win the “highest support” from Andhra Pradesh against his rival BJP-led NDA nominee P.A. Sangma in the Presidential election held on Thursday.

YSRC cosies up to Congress

In a decision criticised as a quid-pro-quo arrangement with the Congress, the YSR Congress led by Kadapa MP Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday announced its support to both Pranab Mukherjee and Hamid

Polling underway for Presidential election

Polling on Thursday began in Parliament House and state capitals for electing a new President in a race that appears clearly in favour of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee, who faces P A Sangma sponsore

Cancel Mulayam's second ballot: Sangma camp

P.A. Sangma's camp has charged Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav with tearing his ballot paper after mistakenly voting in favour of the BJP-backed candidate in Presidential poll and demand

At least 72 per cent turnout in Presidential poll


At least 72 per cent of MPs and MLAs across the country on Thursday voted to elect a new President in a race in which UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee is set to win with a huge margin over P A Sangma who

Didi, the tantrum Queen’s volte face


Her support to Pranab Mukherjee was not entirely unexpected. Forget all that drama preceding the decision.

She sought to bargain hard with the UPA for financial concessions for her state. Her tactic

I don’t want any bitterness: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamul Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday became sentimental while referring to her long association with UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.


No grudge against Mamata for supporting Pranab: Sangma

Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma on Wednesday said he had no grudge against TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee for supporting his rival Pranab Mukherjee stating all parties have their own 'compulsions and ca

Stage set for Presidential poll


The stage is all set for the Presidential poll on Wednesday with UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee expected to romp home with a substantial margin against BJP-backed P.A. Sangma.

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