Presidential Elections 2022

21 gun salute, Santali saree for swearing-in: Droupadi Murmu to take oath as President on Monday

The ceremony will be held at the central hall of Parliament at 10.15 AM on Monday where Chief Justice of India N V Ramana will administer the oath of the office of the President to her.

published on : 24th July 2022

Opposition unity in tatters as over 120 MLAs, 17 MPs cross-vote for Murmu

MLAs in significant numbers from Assam, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, among others, cast their ballots for Murmu.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Who will be India's 15th President? Country to know on Thursday as counting begins at 11 am

Poll officials are ready for the counting in room number 63, the strongroom of Parliament where the boxes are guarded behind round-the-clock security.

published on : 21st July 2022

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.

published on : 19th July 2022

Presidential polls: Voted according to my conscience, says rebel Congress MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi

He said Congress leaders, with whom he has personal relations, keep telling him that he should not leave the party.

published on : 19th July 2022

'Listened to conscience': NCP MLAs in Jharkhand, Gujarat indulge in cross-voting in Presidential elections

Speculation was rife that several Congress MLAs have also cross-voted, but the party's Jharkhand unit resident Rajesh Thakur rubbished the conjectures.

published on : 19th July 2022

Eight MPs, including BJP's Sunny Deol, fail to cast vote in presidential poll; SAD MLA chooses 'boycott' path

Out of the eight MPs, two were from BJP, and one each from Congress, Samajwadi Party, BSP, Shiv Sena, AIMIM and DMK, sources said.

published on : 19th July 2022

Droupadi Murmu vs Yashwant Sinha: Cross-voting spices up presidential elections

In Maharashtra, three MLAs one from the Congress and two from Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) claimed on record that they voted for NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu.

published on : 19th July 2022

Polling underway to elect India's 15th President; opposition fears cross-voting in Maharashtra

Nearly 4,800 elected MPs and MLAs are entitled to vote in the election, but nominated MPs and MLAs, and members of Legislative Councils are not.

published on : 18th July 2022

Presidential polls: Cross-voting fears in Maharashtra Congress, NCP

The opposition is concerned as Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday claimed that Murmu would get the support of 200 MLAs from the state.

published on : 18th July 2022

Presidential polls: Electoral fate of Murmu, Sinha to be stored in ballot boxes, not EVMs

Voters press the button against the name of the candidate of their choice and the one who bags the maximum number of votes is declared elected.

published on : 18th July 2022

Droupadi Murmu’s native Mayurbhanj in prayer ahead of Presidential election

Jamuna Hembram, sarpanch of Uparabeda gram panchayat said that she was happy as NDA chose daughter of her village.

published on : 18th July 2022

Chirag in NDA meet on presidential poll preparation, says his presence due to support to Murmu

The second-term Lok Sabha MP walked into the venue of the meeting along with several other MPs, mostly from the BJP, where a demonstration on the voting for the presidential poll was given.

published on : 18th July 2022

'This election is your last chance': Yashwant Sinha appeals to BJP lawmakers ahead of Presidential elections

Sinha has repeatedly urged lawmakers to vote with the call of conscience in the election, where the win of Murmu is a forgone conclusion with several non-NDA parties also supporting her.

published on : 18th July 2022

Presidential polls: Political parties in Maharashtra take precautions to ensure votes do not become invalid

A Maharashtra BJP leader said on Sunday that the party has taken extra efforts to educate each of its MLAs and MPs on voting for the Presidential polls to avoid their ballots getting invalidated.

published on : 18th July 2022

Presidential Polls 2022 Highlights | Cross-voting reported in Gujarat, Odisha

Nearly 4,800 elected MPs and MLAs are entitled to vote in the election, but nominated MPs and MLAs, and members of Legislative Councils are not.

published on : 18th July 2022

NDA comes down heavily on Tejashwi over 'statue' remark on Droupadi Murmu

Union minister of state for home Nityanand Rai said that Tejashwi had shown disrespect to the entire tribal community and women.

published on : 18th July 2022

Ahead of Presidential polls, BJP moves its Bengal MLAs to hotel in Kolkata  

Sources in the BJP said the party wanted to ensure votes of all the 69 MLAs in support of NDA’s presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu.

published on : 18th July 2022

JDS extends support to NDA's presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu

The JD(S) LP Deputy leader Bandeppa Kashempur said the unanimous decision was arrived at the JD(S) legislature party meeting held in Vidhana Soudha.

published on : 15th July 2022

'Nitish refused to pick up my calls when I sought support': Yashwant Sinha attacks JDU supremo

Sinha, who had been a cabinet colleague of Kumar during Atal Bihari Vajpayee's tenure, also expressed surprise at the lack of support from Bihar's chief minister given that he had roots in the state.

published on : 15th July 2022
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