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  • Cynical charade

    Cynical charade

    The offices of the President of India, and to a lesser degree the Vice-President, are much too lofty to be dragged into the quagmire of contemporary politics. That, alas, happened even before the formal action got underway. While initially the line was that the BJP/NDA was in favour of a “consensus” candidate, the sights have …

    June 15, 2017
  • Mamata hopes for consensus Presidential candidate

    Mamata hopes for consensus Presidential candidate

    West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday hoped for a consensus candidate for the Presidential election. "The President is the custodian of the Constitution and it will be very good for the entire country if we have a consensus candidate much like (late former President) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam," Banerjee told …

    May 25, 2017