Meira Kumar

Investigating blocking of ex-Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar's page: Facebook

The development comes a day after Kumar's official page on Facebook was blocked and later unblocked.

published on : 16th October 2020

Congress forms committees for Bihar polls; Surjewala named chairman of key panel

Subodh Kumar has been appointed the convenor of the publicity committee, while Jaeya Mishra was named the co-convenor of the panel.

published on : 11th October 2020

Presidential poll ends, government and opposition brace for July 20

Voting was held in 32 polling stations -- one in Parliament House and one each across State legislative assemblies.

published on : 17th July 2017

Differences in Samajwadi Party back to fore ahead of presidential poll

Mulayam Singh Yadav and his brother Shivpal Yadav might go in favour of  Ram Nath Kovind, despite party president Akhilesh Yadav's instruction to vote for opposition candidate Meira Kumar.

published on : 15th July 2017

President polls: It's Ram Nath Kovind versus Meira Kumar; 90 others shown the door

Nomination papers of over 90 people who wanted to be in the race for the post of President have been rejected during scrutiny.

published on : 29th June 2017

Prez poll is battle of ideology and principles: Sonia Gandhi

The Congress president led the 17 opposition parties in accompanying the former Lok Sabha speaker as she filed her nomination on the last day today.

published on : 28th June 2017

Opposition candidate Meira Kumar files nomination for Presidential poll

Before reaching the Parliament Meira Kumar visited Raj Ghat and Samta Sthal, memorial of Mahatma Gandhi.

published on : 28th June 2017

Will contest on plank of democratic values: Opposition prez candidate Meira Kumar

The former Lok Sabha Speaker also said she would launch her poll campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat.

published on : 27th June 2017

Can Meira Kumar stop Hindutva’s inroads into Dalit politics?

Such is the preponderance of identity politics that even the election of the next President of India has been subsumed under the acrimonious debate over ‘authentic vs.

published on : 26th June 2017

Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumara's emotional appeal to electors: Vote with conscience

Meira Kumar said that the Constitution recognises the office of the President as the final touchstone for the passage of laws.

published on : 25th June 2017

JD (S) to back Meira Kumar in presidential polls

Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and JD(S) state president HD Kumaraswamy signed Meira Kumar’s nomination papers as proposers of her presidential candidature in Bengaluru on Sunday.

published on : 25th June 2017

Sushma Swaraj posts video of her 2013 LS speech interrupted by Meira Kumar

Swaraj was seen as questioning the neutrality of Kumar, pitted against BJP-led National Democratic Alliance candidate Ram Nath Kovind for the presidential contest.

published on : 25th June 2017

Meira Kumar: Seven things to know about the Opposition's Presidential Candidate 

Elected unopposed, Meira Kumar’s elevation as Speaker was emblematic in a way, reflecting the progress in the mindset of India, where a woman from a Dalit community, finally got a post of prominence.

published on : 22nd June 2017