UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee today said any aspirant to the exalted post has to live up to the standards set by the founding fathers of modern India.
A Trinamool Congress leader today said UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee had all along been a "close friend" of the Marxists from the beginning of his political career to its end.
As the country is set to see a new President take the seat at Rashtrapati Bhavan on July 22, we take a look at the numbers and mathematics involved in determining the votes to be cast.
UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee's camp hits back at opposition-backed candidate PA Sangma for raking up fresh allegations against his candidature saying the campaign was being "vitiated".
Opposition nominee PA Sangma today sought the Election Commission's intervention for a fresh probe into his objections against the candidature of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee for President, levelling new allegations that he was still holding two more offices of profit.
Even as Pranab Mukherjee is travelling across the country to campaign for his presidential candidature, Congress managers have started another poll exercise to ensure votes for him.
The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL filed against UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee alleging that he misused his office as finance minister to get support for his candidature as president.
Reacting to the BJP's charges that his signature on the resignation from the post of chairman of the Indian Statistical Institute was forged, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said “How can I forge my own signature?”
Then President VV Giri was dragged to Supreme Court over petitions alleging corrupt practices.
BJP-backed presidential candidate PA Sangma will get a copy of the returning officer’s order clearing UPA-nominee Pranab Mukherjee’s nomination.
Congress today asked BJP not to undermine the dignity of the Presidential poll by indulging in "tricks" and dismissed the charge that Pranab Mukherjee's resignation letter to Indian Statistical Institute was fabricated as frivolous.
Despite an uneasy relationship between Congress and YS Jaganmohan Reddy, Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee has reached out to the mother of the rebel leader seeking her party's support in the election but no commitment has been given.
Presidential candidate PA Sangma has written to the Presidential election Returning Officer seeking a copy of his detailed order rejecting Sangma's objection against the candidature of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee.
As many as 86 persons had filed 106 applications for the July 19 Presidential polls. After scrutiny of the nomination papers, only two candidates -- UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee and opposition candidate PA Sangma -- were left in the fray.
The stage was set for a two-way contest for the president's post between UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee and BJP-backed nominee PA Sangma on Tuesday with the returning officer for the election quashing the BJP's attempt to have Mukherjee disqualified.