French trade unions clash ahead of presidential polls

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Miracle or mirage?

17 July 2012 4:40 AM GMT
Miracles do happen but not every time. It is not wise enough to expect miracle to come to ensure the desired result. One of the candidates in the...

A spanner in the works

16 July 2012 12:41 AM GMT
The election of vice-president may not be as smooth as it appeared initially. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ally, Mamata Banerjee, has again...

Listen to inner voice, Sangma to legislators

12 July 2012 1:36 AM GMT
Hoping that legislators and MPs would hear the call of their conscience, BJP-backed presidential candidate PA Sangma said that they would not vote in...

Much heat and controversy

7 July 2012 8:39 AM GMT
It is not for the first time that a presidential poll has generated so much heat. In fact, the presidential elections of 1950 and 1969 had kicked up...

SC dismisses petition against Pranab

7 July 2012 3:22 AM GMT
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition accusing Pranab Mukherjee of resorting to corruption in soliciting votes in the Presidential poll....

Jairam regrets lack of 'sanctity' in public life

6 July 2012 1:06 AM GMT
Hitting out at Opposition presidential candidate P A Sangma and his poll managers for indulging in 'mud slinging' against UPA nominee Pranab...

Road to Rashtrapati Bhavan

4 July 2012 2:27 AM GMT
India’s presidential elections have often had a political significance which well exceeds the function of that exalted but largely ceremonial office,...

Pranab’s nomination accepted

4 July 2012 2:02 AM GMT
Not willing to give up the presidential race without a fight, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fired another salvo at the United Progressive Alliance...

‘I will be India’s next president’

3 July 2012 1:42 AM GMT
By Raymond KharmujaFormer Lok Sabha speaker Purno Agitok Sangma is supremely confident of winning the presidential election to become India's new head...

‘Pranab was a superpower in govt’

1 July 2012 1:31 PM GMT
Having declared his party’s support for Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential poll, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray today described him as ‘superpower’...

Pranab’s style is a sure winner

1 July 2012 11:31 AM GMT
There is little doubt that Pranab Mukherjee will be the next president of India. All hurdles on his way to Rashtrapati Bhavan have been cleared and...
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