All is not well in Opposition front? Congress-Trinamool tussle intensifies as jibes flow thick and fast
While Congress and the TMC were seen vying for credit in forging a consensus on a joint presidential candidate, their differences came out in the open during the vice presidential election.
Jagdeep Dhankhar defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes, becomes India's new Vice President
Defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes; two TMC MPs defy party decision to abstain, cast vote
Jagdeep Dhankhar elected India's 14th Vice President
The Former West Bengal Governor secured 528 votes while Opposition pick Margaret Alva who got 182 votes has lost.
Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar: Around 93 per cent of MPs vote in vice presidential poll; over 50 MPs skip
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in a wheelchair and needed support to stand up and cast his vote. CPM MP John Brittas was among those who helped the veteran leader.
Vice presidential polls on Saturday; AAP, TRS to support Alva as numbers stacked in favour of NDA's Dhankhar
The 80-year-old Alva is a Congress veteran and has served as governor of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, while the 71-year-old Dhankhar is a Jat leader from Rajasthan with socialist background.
TRS to support opposition nominee Margaret Alva in Vice-Presidential poll
TRS MPs have been advised to vote accordingly, party leader Keshav Rao said outside Parliament.
V-P polls: Mayawati sides with NDA, announces support to Dhankhar
In view of the 'larger public interest' and BSP’s own movement, the party has decided to extend its support to Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, the BSP chief said.
INTERVIEW | Parties which are openly supporting me being threatened: Margaret Alva
Veteran Congress leader and Opposition vice-presidential candidate Margaret Alva in conversation.
'Big Brother always listening to politicians' phone calls in new India': Alva's jibe at Centre
Alva had earlier said she has been unable to make or receive calls after she spoke to some 'friends in the BJP'.
'Won't call any BJP, Trinamool, BJD MP if you restore phone': Alva's jibe at MTNL
The Opposition’s united Vice-Presidential candidate Margaret Alva, former Union minister and governor, is facing a mysterious situation.
'Can't just say we don't have numbers so we won't fight election': Margaret Alva on contesting V-P polls
The multi-term parliamentarian also shared her thoughts about the changes she has witnessed over the years in public life.
Enough time for Mamata Banerjee to change mind, says vice presidential candidate Margaret Alva
The veteran Congress leader, who has spent nearly 50 years in politics, said the differences in the Opposition bloc were "like a family quarrel" which would be resolved.
V-P polls: Will TRS boost Opposition unity by backing Margaret Alva?
Doubts whether KCR may abstain like TMC crop up as MPs skip Alva’s nomination filing
VP polls: TMC's decision to abstain from voting disappointing, says Alva; not against her: Trinamool
Trinamool Congress said it has taken a 'principled strand' of abstaining to protest against the way her name was 'unilaterally' decided by other opposition parties.
From cross-voting to abstaining from voting, chinks in Opposition unity exposed
Sonia Gandhi had spoken to Mamata Banerjee on July 15 where the TMC supremo is learnt to have given no indication that she would not support the joint opposition candidate, sources said.
TMC says will abstain from voting in Vice-Presidential election
"We were not consulted when Margaret Alva’s name was decided. So, we decided to abstain from voting process for Vice-President election," said TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee.
Opposition V-P candidate Margaret Alva files nomination papers
The vice presidential poll will be held on August 6 to elect the successor to M Venkaiah Naidu, whose term ends on August 10.
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Alva (80) was unanimously chosen by leaders of 17 opposition parties to be the joint opposition candidate for the country's second top constitutional post.
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