yashwant sinha

'I will not join any other political party, to remain independent': Yashwant Sinha

Sinha, 84, also said he is yet to decide on what role he wants to play in public life going ahead.

published on : 26th July 2022

Samajwadi Party signals end of alliance with Omprakash Rajbhar, Shivpal Yadav

Rajbhar and Shivpal Yadav had supported the NDA's presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu who defeated Yashwant Sinha, the opposition nominee supported by the Samajwadi Party.

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

Prez poll: Yashwant Sinha lauds Murmu; says issues he raised during campaign remain pertinent

Sinha thanked the Opposition political parties for choosing him as their consensus candidate in the presidential election and the members of the Electoral College who voted for him.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Droupadi Murmu elected as India's first tribal President, saffron camp erupts in celebration

According to sources, 17 MPs have cross-voted in the Presidential elections, in favour of Droupadi Murmu.

published on : 21st July 2022

Presidential poll: NDA candidate Murmu leading in second round of counting as well

Including earlier results of the Parliament, the grand total so far is 1,886 valid votes. Sinha gots 537 votes, valued at 1,89,876 so far while Murmu is leading with 1,349 votes.

published on : 21st 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

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

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

Kerala MLAs favour Yashwant Sinha but Assembly witnesses 1 vote for Droupadi Murmu

The ballot boxes will be sent to New Delhi with assistant returning officers accompanying them.

published on : 19th July 2022

Congress fears defeat of Yashwant Sinha: Bommai

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said Congress fears defeat of combined opposition presidential poll candidate Yashwant Sinha against NDA nominee Droupadi Murmu.

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

Celestial reasons! Know why Puducherry MLAs, lone MP voted in Presidential polls after 12 pm

The Opposition DMK and Congress members led by Lok Sabha member V Vaithilingam (Congress) and Leader of Opposition R Siva (DMK) were the first to arrive in the Legislative Assembly complex.

published on : 18th 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: 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

'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: UP MLAs' vote value highest, five MLAs to vote outside state

Brij Bhushan Dubey, the returning officer for the presidential election in Uttar Pradesh, said, five MLAs of the state will cast their vote outside the state poll due to personal reasons.

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

Stage set for voting for Presidential polls in Karnataka on Monday

While the JDS and ruling BJP backs NDA's candidate Droupadi Murmu, Congress rallies behind Opposition's Yashwant Sinha.

published on : 18th July 2022
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