Prez polls: Autorickshaw driver, tea vendor among nominees

Even as focus is on Pranab Mukherjee and P A Sangma in coming Presidential polls, nomination papers have already been filed by 26 others who represent varied background--from autorickshaw driver to tea vendor.

Prez poll: Pranab, Sangma to file nominations tomorrow

Pranab Mukherjee and PA Sangma will file their nominations setting off the Presidential race between UPA and the BJP-backed opposition candidate in which the ruling alliance is set for a runaway victory.

NDA should rethink on fielding candidate for Prez polls: Moily

Union Minister Veerapa Moily on Sunday said the opposition NDA should rethink about its decision to field PA Sangma against UPA`s candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the Presidential poll.

Prez poll: Sangma banks on secret ballot

PA Sangma reposed confidence that he will sail through to victory while also appealing to all political parties to support him.

Race to Raisina: Five contenders in last lap

Seldom has the Presidential polls led to such hard politicking as what has been on display during the confabulations to chose the next occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

‘Ex-CJI Ahmadi should be considered for Prez post’

Former Chief Justice of India A M Ahmadi`s name should be considered for the post of next President in view of his suitability, a city-based people`s organisation said.

‘Pak amongst most violent, unstable nations’

Republican presidential
candidates have criticised Pakistan, calling it one of the
most violent and unstable nations but remained sharply divided over whether the US should continue to provide aid to Islamabad.