Thursday, December 1, 2022

Yashwant Sinha

Epoch in history that needs to be scripted: Culture min on Murmu’s win

Droupadi Murmu being elected as India’s first tribal president is a “new epoch” in the history that needs to be “scripted in golden letters”, Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Friday.On Thursday, the former Jharkhand governor and...

Rajbhar gets Y category security amid growing proximity to BJP

The BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government accorded ‘Y’ category security to Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party president Om Prakash Rajbhar, a move seen in the context of the SP ally’s growing proximity to the ruling party.The development comes days after Rajbhar’s...

State legislators cast votes in Prez polls

Along with other States and Union Territories, election to choose India’s 15th President was held at Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) complex Monday where 59 State legislators exercised their franchise.Talking to media persons after the voting, chief minister Neiphiu Rio...

Presidential poll not about two candidates, but ideologies: Sinha

Making his final appeal ahead of the poll scheduled on Monday, Opposition’s Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said that the election is not about the identities of the two candidates but about the ideologies and ideals.“As I have...

AIUDF to support Yashwant Sinha in presidential election

The All India United Democratic Front on Sunday announced that it will vote for Yashwant Sinha, the joint opposition nominee, in the presidential election.AIUDF legislator Aminul Islam, however, said his party will support the opposition candidate in the July...

Democracy ruined in the country: Yashwant

Democracy stands “ruined” in the country, Yashwant Sinha, the joint nominee of the opposition parties in the upcoming presidential polls said here on Saturday.He said the presidential election should not be made a question of identity, but a fight...

Materials for prez poll reaches Mnp, other NE states

With only five left to go to the presidential poll, polling materials, including ballot papers for the election, arrived in Imphal on Wednesday.Soon after arrival of the polling materials at Imphal Airport, they were transported to Manipur Legislative Assembly...

‘If elected, will ensure CAA is not implemented’

Opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday said that if he is elected, he will ensure that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is not implemented.Interacting with opposition lawmakers of Assam, Sinha said the BJP-led government has not been able...

Country doesn’t need silent prez: Sinha

Combined opposition candidate for presidential polls Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday said the country does not need a “silent president” but the one who uses his moral authority and discretion.Sinha said this as he accused the BJP-led Union government of...

Sena to support NDA candidate Murmu: Uddhav

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced his party’s support to NDA’s Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu in growing backing for the tribal leader and sparking fresh divisions within the opposition which has fielded Yashwant Sinha.The announcement that came...