India’s new President Droupadi Murmu takes oath on July 25. A look at how much money the President of India will earn and what benefits will former President Kovind get as the former First Citizen of India.
Droupadi Murmu is the second woman President of the country, first-ever tribal woman to hold the highest constitutional post, and the first President to be born in independent India.
Draupadi Murmu, elected as the country's 15th President and the first from a tribal community, will be sworn in on July 25
As counting of votes for the Presidential election is underway, celebrations began at NDA’s Draupadi Murmu’s native village on July 21.
The Congress has slammed the government for allegedly misusing probe agencies against opposition leaders and staged protests against ED summons to Sonia Gandhi
Opposition parties on July 20 continued their protest on Parliament premises against inflation and the hike in the Goods and Services Tax on certain essential commodities.
The protest was staged in the Parliament complex on the second day of the Monsoon session. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other senior Opposition leaders took part.
President Ram Nath Kovind’s five-year term comes to an end on 24 July. Voting for India’s 15th president was held on July 18. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to cast his vote in Parliament. NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu is contesting against opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha to become the next President of India.
The President of India is elected indirectly by an electoral college following the system of proportional representation. Ahead of the 15th presidential election, here’s a look at the election process.
Sinha handed over four sets of nomination papers to Rajya Sabha Secretary General P C Mody, who is the returning officer for the presidential election.
Murmu, former governor of Jharkhand and a prominent politician from Odisha’s tribal community, is up against ex Union minister Yashwant Sinha in the July 18 election. The term of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24.
'Leaders, Politicians and Citizens' is a collection of short biographical sketches of 50 politicians and people in public life who have influenced the politics of post-Independence India.
The Congress’ electoral performance has turned the spotlight on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her political future given that her image and credibility have hit a new low
Leaders of the BJP, Congress, BSP, SP and TMC geared up to campaign ahead of the last phase of UP elections 2022.
Founder of production house Civic Studios Anushka Shah talks about their YouTube Hindi comedy channel 'Pocket Change', the state of Indian politics and the power of humour for a healthy democracy.
As voting for assembly elections in West Bengal, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Assam concludes, the states eagerly await for the result on May 2. Here’s all you need to know about EVMs and how they help in casting and counting votes.
An ADR report finds that in the past five years more than 400 netas, most of them from Congress, switched to another party to contest elections, here are the details of those party-hopper netas: Parties they left, parties they joined.
India's 'Metro Man’ E Sreedharan is going to join the BJP ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections. Sreedharan, who advised the Kerala government on Metro projects in the state, said he will now end the practice, "I will focus on BJP centric activities," he told the paper. The engineer is also involved in other metro projects in the country such as in Jaipur and Lucknow, take a look at his career thus far
A win in Assam and West Bengal has high symbolic value as it would establish BJP’s acceptance as a party beyond the north and west of India
The Hindu reform movement and the RSS have traditionally propagated against the stratified society. The BJP seems to be living up to that dream.
The first phase of Bihar's three-phase elections has begun. Check out how voting is being conducted with strict COVID-related guidelines issued by Election Commission in place.
As the monsoon session begins with no zero hour and a curtailed question hour, here is a look at the difference between the two.
The 18-day session will run until October 1 and will be held under strict safety protocols like staggered seating arrangement of MPs in chambers of both houses, introduction of mobile app for registering their attendance and seats separated with poly-carbon sheets in the house have been put in place at the parliament building complex.
The 74-year-old Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was being treated at AIIMS Delhi reportedly for post-COVID complications. He had tested positive for the virus in June.
Addressing 'youth parliament' in Karnavati University in Gandhinagar, Nadda said the earlier 'chalta hai' attitude of the country had changed.