Presidential Candidate

Odisha's ruling BJD promises maximum votes on presidential polls

Meanwhile, nine Congress MLAs are under scanner after the BJD took a proactive stand with teams from the party visiting their residence in the Capital city soliciting votes for Murmu. 

published on : 18th July 2022

Odisha CM reiterates support for Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu

Spl Category State status, inclusion of Ho language in 8th Schedule will be raised in Parliament

published on : 17th July 2022

President polls: Shiv Sena seemingly supported Murmu because she is tribal and not as NDA nominee, says NCP

Maharashtra NCP president Jayant Patil told reporters on Wednesday that the Sena had not discussed with NCP before announcing its support to Murmu.

published on : 13th July 2022

Presidential election: Shiv Sena to support NDA's candidate Droupadi Murmu

While emphasising that supporting Murmu doesn't imply backing the BJP, Sanjay Raut said the Sena has all the goodwill for Sinha.

published on : 12th July 2022

Naveen’s support for NDA’s Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu puts Odisha BJP in a bind

The BJD has taken the wind out of the sails of the BJP’s State unit by going whole hog and extending its support to the NDA nominated Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu.

published on : 11th July 2022

Support to Murmu based on principles: BJD

Calling upon Congress MLAs to vote in favour of Murmu, Minister for Public Enterprises Ashok Chandra Panda said that the BJD’s support is based on some principles.

published on : 10th July 2022

BJP chose Murmu as presidential candidate only to gain tribal votes: Medha Patkar

Patkar also raised doubts about how much Murmu, if elected the country's next President, would be able to work for the rights of the tribal and Dalit communities.

published on : 7th July 2022

Traffic chaos order of the day in Hyderabad

With the BJP top brass and combined Opposition’s presidential candidate Yashwanth Sinha landing in Hyderabad, it was commuters who suffered for hours together on Saturday.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Arrival of Yashwant exposes cracks in Congress

Keeping aside the party line, former TPCC president V Hanumantha Rao welcomed Yashwant Sinha at the Begumpet airport.  The move didn’t go down well with Revanth Reddy.

published on : 3rd July 2022

How NDA presidential nominee Murmu, won friends and ‘Opposition’ 

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal met Murmu in Chandigarh. “She (Murmu) has emerged as a symbol of the poor and tribal segments in the country,”

published on : 3rd July 2022

SAD announces support to NDA’s presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu

Former Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday decided to support NDA’s presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Draupadi Murmu to visit TN, Puducherry on Saturday

While the BJP has extended an invitation to three independent MLAs supporting the BJP, it’s unsure about another three who are supporting the AINRC.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Presidential candidate Sinha to woo parties in Hyderabad

The TRS, which is opposing the policies of the BJP-led Union government, decided to extend support to the candidature of Sinha.

published on : 1st July 2022

BJD to approach Odisha Congress to support Murmu

Murmu is likely to visit Odisha for her campaign during the first week of July in the midst of the budget session of the Assembly and likely to meet all the MLAs across party lines and seek support.

published on : 28th June 2022

Congress fissures: MLA Suresh Kumar Routray voices support for Droupadi Murmu

The MLAs who were summoned to New Delhi for an organisational meeting recently have been asked to go by party line in the presidential election.

published on : 26th June 2022

BSP extends support to the BJP-led NDA's President candidate Droupadi Murmu

Murmu on Friday filed her nomination papers for the July 18 presidential election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi handing over the set of papers to Returning Officer P C Mody.

published on : 25th June 2022

Yashwant Sinha not best candidate for President's post: CPM MP Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya

Several opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC and the Left, have come together to put up Sinha as their candidate for the election against the BJP-led NDA's Draupadi Murmu.

published on : 23rd June 2022

YSRC, TDP may back NDA nominee 

However, sources said the TDP will also back the NDA candidate, who hails from a tribal community.

published on : 23rd June 2022

NDA presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu to have a smooth sailing post BJD's support

After the support of Naveen Patnaik's party, the NDA nominee has around 52 per cent votes out of a total of 10,86,431 votes of all electors.

published on : 22nd June 2022

NDA presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu​ sweeps temple floor ahead of her journey to Delhi

It is a task she has done daily since she returned to her home town in August 2021 after her retirement as the governor of Jharkhand. Wednesday was no exception.

published on : 22nd June 2022
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