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CPI(M) leadership meets to firm up strategy on Prez poll

The party is mulling either to support UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee or abstain from the July 19 poll.


Political parties should back Sangma: Jayalalithaa (reuters)
Political parties should back Sangma: Jayalalithaa

Thursday , 21 June '12

Jayalalithaa today said other political parties should come forward to back Sangma.
Left leaders to meet tomorrow to take stand on Prez poll. (Image: Reuters)
Left leaders to meet tomorrow to take stand on Prez poll

Wednesday , 20 June '12

Left parties account for around 51,000 vote value in the electoral college of 10.98 lakh vote value.
Pranab Mukherjee suitable man for President: BJP's Yeddyurappa

Wednesday , 20 June '12

He says party high command will take appropriate decision in this regard.
Talks on, NDA yet to take final view on Prez poll: JD(U) chief (Agencies)
Talks on, NDA yet to take final view on Prez poll: JD(U) chief

Wednesday , 20 June '12

Whenever L K Advani calls a meeting, I would attend it, said Sharad Yadav.
Shiv Sena wants Sangma to follow Kalam's suit (Agencies)
Shiv Sena wants Sangma to follow Kalam's suit

Wednesday , 20 June '12

Says it wants 'conscience' of other presidential hopeful, P A Sangma, to also awaken.
Prez polls: NDA defers meeting
Volatile Sangma situation forces BJP to postpone NDA meet

Wednesday , 20 June '12

However, BJP says there appears to be a consensus building on backing Sangma in prez poll.
Presidential race leaves parties, alliances divided

Wednesday , 20 June '12

As UPA ally TMC was backing Kalam, differences can be seen within BJP and NDA.
Supporting Pranab does not mean backing Congress, Uddhav
Supporting Pranab does not mean backing Congress: Uddhav

Wednesday , 20 June '12

Compounding NDA's problems, Sena broke from Oppn rank to announce support for Mukherjee.
Prez poll: 'Withdraw or face music', NCP tells Sangma

Tuesday , 19 June '12

NCP says the north-east leader will face action if he violates party discipline.
Law Minister Salman Khurshid
Very excited at prospect of Mukherjee's victory: Khurshid

Tuesday , 19 June '12

We know race will end with our champion runner Pranabda there in Raisina Hills as Pres: Salman.
Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy
Pranab right choice for President's post: Narayanasamy

Tuesday , 19 June '12

Pranab is the most appropriate as he is a senior and competent leader, says Narayanasamy.
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray
Presidential poll: Thackeray says not backstabbing NDA, Pranab is the right choice

Tuesday , 19 June '12

In supporting Pranab, Bal Thackeray has again broken ranks with the BJP-led NDA.
Person who becomes President should be above board: Team Anna (express)
Person who becomes President should be above board: Team Anna

Tuesday , 19 June '12

Arvind Kejriwal attacked on Congress presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.
Former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam decides not to contest the Presidential poll. (Reuters)
Mamata hurt as Kalam will not contest Prez poll

Tuesday , 19 June '12

Calling Kalam as 'people's president', Mamata says he bridged gap between high office and people.
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is UPA nominee for Presidential poll.
Pranab Mukherjee better than other UPA ministers: Anna

Tuesday , 19 June '12

On the other hand, 2 Team Anna members are demanding probe into allegations against Pranab.
Mamata Banerjee with ministers Arup Biswas (left) and Firhad Hakim (right) at Writers’ Buildings on Monday
Congress takes a dig at Didi’s ‘political circus’

Tuesday , 19 June '12

At a function organised to protest against the attack on councillor Mala Roy, Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury once again took a dig at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
At Rashtrapati Bhavan reception. President Pratibha Patil’s photo will take bottom right slot next month.
Kalam pulls out of race, Sena backs Mukherjee

Tuesday , 19 June '12

NDA: JD(U) not keen on a contest, BJP debates next move
Maneka bats for Pranab

Tuesday , 19 June '12

Last week, Maneka had said the country needed a President like Mukherjee.
Team Anna targets Pranab, BJP irked

Tuesday , 19 June '12

The BJP too attacked the demand for an impartial probe into the allegations against Mukherjee.