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Obama, Romney clash on economy in First debate


In a showdown at close quarters, an aggressive Mitt Romney sparred with President Barack Obama in their first campaign debate on Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create

Sangma moves SC against Pranab's election as President


NCP leader P. A. Sangma on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the election of Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee as the President of India.

The petition filed by Sangma has contended that Mu

Sangma to file election petition against Pranab in SC on Tuesday


Former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma will file an election petition in the Supreme Court on Tuesday challenging the election of Pranab Mukherjee as President.

"Sangma will be filing the election pet

Pranab Mukherjee sworn-in as 13th President

Pranab Mukherjee was on Wednesday sworn in as the country's 13th President at an impressive ceremony in the packed and historic Central Hall of Parliament.

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After the hurly-burly of politics, a new journey for Pranab

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Capping a 45-year-long run in government and politics, Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday embarked on a new and momentous journey as the country's 13th President putting behind political affiliations and who could play a crucial role in the next Lok Sabha elections due in 2014.

DVS flies into BJP rebel storm

Red-faced senior central leaders of BJP on Monday summoned former chief minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda to quiz him about cross-voting by his supporters, a move which helped Mr Pranab Mukherjee garner 1

14 MLAs crossvote: BJP unity in tatters


With at least 14 BJP MLAs cross-voting in favour of Congress-led UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the Presidential polls and causing a major embarrassment to the saffron party, Chief Minister Jagadi

Pranab gets 19 BJP votes in Karnataka


The final result of the presidential election on Sunday revealed that it was a clean sweep for winner Pranab Mukherjee in Kerala, whereas in Karnataka P.A. Sangma failed to get all the votes of the f

Pranab won’t be a ‘rubber stamp’

Veteran leader, Pranab Mukherjee, who got elected as the 13th President of India on Sunday, will not be a “rubber-stamp” head of the state.

The word “rubber stamp” President was coined when V.V. Gir

Cong leaders, friends make beeline for Mukherjee’s residence

Even before theelection results are to be declared for the President poll, friends, relatives and Congress leaders have made a beeline for Pranab Mukherjee's Talkatora Road residence here to congratulate him.

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