Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday mistakenly cast his vote in favour of Opposition-backed candidate PA Sangma in place of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee by as voting began in Parliament House.
Maharashtra BJP president Sudhir Mungantiwar Wednesday said the 25-year-old alliance with Shiv Sena would not be snapped although Bal Thackeray`s party had extended support to Pranab Mukherjee for the presidential poll.
A day after Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee trashed Team Anna`s allegations of corruption against him, its key member Arvind Kejriwal said he should face an independent probe to prove his innocence.
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today stepped into the role of a priest to conduct traditional rituals of ‘Mahasaptami’, the first day of Durga puja, at his ancestral house in Miriti village of Birbhum district.
The government may disagree with
social activists like Anna Hazare on the Lokpal issue, but it
on Wednesday vowed that its fight against corruption will continue
with the help of civil society and independent judiciary.
Senior Congress leader Pranab
Mukherjee ridiculed the demand for a judicial inquiry by
West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and his
party into the "political conspiracy" behind the arms drop in
Purulia 16 years ago.