Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicYashwant Sinha

Topic: Yashwant Sinha

India gets its 1st tribal woman President as Droupadi Murmu beats Yashwant Sinha

Murmu, the NDA candidate, got 2824 votes, compared to opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha's 1877. She will be sworn in on 25 July, a day after President Ram Nath Kovind's term ends.

Droupadi Murmu leads against Yashwant Sinha after 1st round of counting in Presidential poll

NDA’s presidential candidate Murmu is leading with 540 of the 748 votes of the MPs, while Opposition nominee Yashwant Sinha has received 208 votes.

Presidential polls underway, race to Rashtrapati Bhavan between Droupadi Murmu & Yashwant Sinha

A total of 776 MPs and 4,033 MLAs are expected to vote. A polling booth has been set up in the Parliament premises.

AAP backs Yashwant Sinha in upcoming Presidential polls

The party will support the opposition candidate, said Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh after a political advisory committee (PAC) meeting on Saturday. Voting for the Presidential poll will begin on Monday.

‘There should’ve been a consensus candidate’ — Yashwant Sinha after Mamata ‘softens’ on Murmu

The Opposition presidential nominee added that his candidature was not ‘symbolic’ and that politics around NDA pick Droupadi Murmu’s tribal identity would ‘not cut ice’.

Govts which do not believe in Hindutva ‘not safe’ in India under NDA rule, says Yashwant Sinha

Sinha, the Opposition's Presidential candidate, slammed the Centre for having 'no respect' for the federal structure of the country.

Yashwant Sinha files nomination for Presidential poll flanked by Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar

A former Union minister, Sinha is likely to launch his campaign on 28 June from Chennai and will also cover Kerala and Karnataka during his first round of campaigning.

Presidential Poll: TRS declares support for Yashwant Sinha, KTR to attend nomination filing

Hyderabad: In a major political development, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader KT Rama Rao on Monday announced that Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has...

Choice is ‘bulldozer raj’ or Constitution, says opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha

BJP under PM Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah is following 'undemocratic & dangerous' path, says former Union minister, who is confident all non-BJP parties will vote for him.

Yashwant Sinha — opposition presidential candidate is Vajpayee protege, staunch Modi critic

Sinha was announced Tuesday as opposition's pick for presidential polls. IAS-officer-turned politician, who was finance minister in Vajpayee govt, left BJP in 2018 and joined TMC last year.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, was signed earlier this month, say sources. Supplies would be fast tracked as per Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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