Sunday, 2 April, 2023
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.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.