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Chief Justice Altamas Kabir, who led the 3 to 2 majority ruling, has held that P A Sangma's petition against P...
SC splits, rules by 3 to 2 majority P A Sangma plea against President Pranab Mukherjee not maintainable

Wednesday , 5 December '12

Supreme Court has given a shock twist to controversy surrounding President Pranab's poll triumph.
Pranab Mukherjee is elected as the 13th President. (IE Photo)
After the hurly-burly of politics, a new journey for Pranab

Wednesday , 25 July '12

Known as 'man for all seasons', chronicler of Congress history, Pranab begins his President journey.
Swearing-in ceremony: Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as 13th President of India
Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as 13th President of India

Wednesday , 25 July '12

After being sworn-in as President, Pranab Mukherjee signs off with 'Jai Hind'.
Newly elected President Pranab Mukherjee with his wife Suvra at his residence in New Delhi. (PTI)
Pranab Mukherjee to be sworn-in as 13th President on July 25

Monday , 23 July '12

Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia will administer the oath to Mukherjee at 11.30 am.
P A Sangma IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia
Sangma congratulates Mukherjee, does not rule out moving court

Sunday , 22 July '12

P A Sangma today congratulated Pranab Mukherjee and wished him success but did not rule out moving court on the election, saying its process was "exceptionally partisan."
Pranab will give new dimension as President

Sunday , 22 July '12

An elated family of Pranab Mukherjee today said his stature, ability to build consensus, personal rapport with political leaders and vast xperience will help him give a new dimension to the office of President of India.
Omar Abdullah with Pranab Mukherjee (Reuters)
J-K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulates Pranab Mukherjee

Sunday , 22 July '12

Mukherjee is a man with vast experience and has a vision about the future of this country: Omar
Celebrations erupt in Pranab's village Miriti

Sunday , 22 July '12

Celebrations had begun since morning even before counting was taken up.
Cross-voting in favour of Pranab in Karnataka

Sunday , 22 July '12

The value of votes polled by Mukherjee in Karnataka was 15,327 while it was 13,493 for Sangma.
After rough and tumble of politics, a new journey for Pranab

Sunday , 22 July '12

His election to the President's office today comes as a fitting finale for the 77-year-old Congressman from West Bengal.
Dikshit expressed her amazement at how people from various political parties voted for him. (Express)
Pranab Mukherjee would be a wise President: Shiela Dikshit

Sunday , 22 July '12

Dikshit expressed her amazement at how people from various political parties voted for him.
As many as 95% of the 4,896 electors -- 776 MPs and 4,120 MLAs -- had exercised their franchise on Thursday.
Pranab Mukherjee elected the new President of India

Sunday , 22 July '12

Mukherjee, UPA nominee, got 5,64,469 vote value, well beyond the half-way mark of 5,25,140.
YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy with his mother and party MLA Vijayalakshmi after casting votes for the P...
Jaganmohan Reddy casts ballot in Prez poll

Thursday , 19 July '12

Jagan's mother and Pulivendula MLA Y S Vijaya accompanied him for casting the vote.
PM Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi cast their ballots in the 14th Presidential election.
PM, Sonia, Pranab cast their ballots in Presidential poll

Thursday , 19 July '12

Among the early voters were Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Sharad Pawar.
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, along with other lawmakers, gestures after casting his vote during ...
Presidential poll: Mulayam first votes for Sangma, then rectifies it

Thursday , 19 July '12

SP chief marked his correct preference on fresh ballot paper after realising mistake.
On vote eve, Pranab brushes up on past Presidents

Thursday , 19 July '12

“I am neither in the party nor in the government. There are no files to read and sign nor official meetings to attend.”
Day after Mamata supports Pranab, PM lauds her govt

Thursday , 19 July '12

K D Singh, had turned up for the lunch as Mamata had earlier excused herself from this event, citing her busy schedule.
Jagan’s party declares support for Pranab, TDP to abstain

Thursday , 19 July '12

Former minister Mopidevi Venkataramana Reddy, who was arrested along with the YSRCP chief in the illegal assets case, has also been allowed to cast his vote.
Former Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to contest against former Lok Sabha speaker P A Sangma.
Stage set for Presidential poll tomorrow

Wednesday , 18 July '12

4,896 lawmakers -- 776 MPs and 4,120 MLAs -- are eligible to vote in Parl and state Assemblies.