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Pawar, Meira, Sharad, Gopal Gandhi oppn choices for Prez poll

NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Congress leader and former Speaker Meira Kumar, senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav and former West Bengal Governor Gopal Gandhi are among the names being considered by the opposition parties as their joint candidate for the presidential ... DNA, 2 weeks ago

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Here's why Meira Kumar believes simultaneous poll to LS, assemblies is 'impossible'

Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar today said it is "not possible" to hold parliamentary and assembly polls simultaneously as it would require deployment of a large number of security personnel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier made a strong pitch ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Simultaneous polls to LS, assemblies 'impossible': Meira Kumar  Business Standard3 weeks ago Simultaneous poll to LS, assemblies 'impossible': Meira Kumar  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Meira Kumar questions Modi on simultaneous elections

Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestion on conducting simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Saturday wondered how this could happen."How can this be possible? Because you need ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago

Sonia Gandhi to host luncheon meet over presidential candidate today; Bihar CM Nitish Kumar won`t attend

Among the names doing the rounds as the opposition's consensus candidates are of former governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi and former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar. New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi will on Friday host a luncheon meet where deliberations ...
 Zee News2 days ago Presidential Election 2017: Leaders of 17 opposition parties attend Sonia Gandhi`s lunch  Zee News2 days ago Sonia's luncheon meet to discuss prez candidate  Deccan Herald2 days ago Consensus the mantra when Oppn leaders meet at Sonia's for lunch  catchnews.com2 days ago

Who’s next?

There is nothing like a laid-back summer afternoon to get old buddies together. One such day earlier this month at Delhi's Constitution Club of India, old timers Sharad Yadav, Ajit Singh, DP Tripathi and Sudheendra Bhadoria shared the dais to mark the 95th ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 day ago

Arch-rivals Left and Trinamool, SP and BSP attend Sonia lunch

Political arch-rivals today put up a united face on the third anniversary of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, as leaders of 17 parties attended a lunch hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Bitter contenders in Uttar Pradesh -- the ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago

JD(U) denies conflict of interest, bats for united Oppn.

[India], May 25 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday downplayed the rumours of conflict of interest and said that it has been a party that has strongly advocated the idea of a united Opposition. JD(U) leader K.C. Tyagi said, "Sharad Yadav ji will be ...
 Sify3 days ago

JD(S) backs opposition parties joint candidate in presidential polls

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (S) supremo H D Deve Gowda on Thursday said his party would support any candidate selected by opposition parties for presidential polls. "Congress president Sonia Gandhis political secretary Ahmed Patel met me and sought ...
 Deccan Herald3 days ago Opposition parties to meet this week to decide on joint candidate for Presidential poll  Sify4 days ago Opposition leaders to meet to decide on joint candidate for Presidential poll  Sify4 days ago Prez pick: Shah's silence puts ball in Oppn court  DNA6 days ago

Mahatma Gandhi wanted a dalit woman as India's first President

At a time the parties are changing their gears to choose nominees for Presidential polls, a new book says that Mahatma Gandhi wanted a Dalit woman as Indias first President but this "radical suggestion" was turned down. The country had to wait till 1997 to ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Who will Modi pick to succeed Pranab?

Given Modi's penchant for springing a surprise, the BJP nominee for President could be anyone.The only thing certain is that it will be an RSS person, reports R Rajagopalan. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Photo   That Congress President Sonia Gandhi has gone into overdrive for the Presidential election is well known. What is not known is the strategy being charted by Gandhi to ensure a ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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