Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) The Left parties Friday appeared to be in a grave dilemma over the issue of supporting Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for president because not doing so would indirectly help the Trinamool Congress which is opposing the candidature of the UPA's Man Friday.
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:49:47 PM
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) With the Samajwadi Party's support to Pranab Mukherjee's candidature leaving the Trinamool Congress red-faced, party supremo Mamata Banerjee Friday remained firm on her stand of supporting A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as candidate for president and stated that the "game is not over yet".
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:45:27 PM
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) For long used to getting her way with even national-level political parties - much bigger than her Trinamool Congress - in negotiations and hard bargaining, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's maiden foray in playing king-maker on the national stage seems to have backfired.
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:43:37 PM
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) No sooner had the United Progressive Alliance, minus the Trinamool Congress, endorsed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as its candidate for the president's post, support came pouring in also from several other parties, even some from the opposition, ready to consider backing him.
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:30:37 PM
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Shocked over its defeat in the by-elections, Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress party described the results as an "emotional mistake committed by people".
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:29:28 PM
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, the Congress Friday expressed hope that mercurial ally Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee would come on board and support him.
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:15:37 PM
Mirati (West Bengal), June 15 (IANS) Mirati, a sleepy village in West Bengal's Birbhum district, has suddenly woken up to festivities after its famous son, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, was named a candidate for the president's post.
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:01:08 PM
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) ditched the Trinamool Congress for the UPA's presidential candidate, the Mamata Banerjee-led party stunned the SP government in Uttar Pradesh by winning the Mant assembly by-poll in Mathura district Friday.
Friday, June 15, 2012 8:59:28 PM
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday faced a humiliating defeat in Andhra Pradesh by-polls where the YSR Congress bagged the Nellore Lok Sabha and 15 of the 18 assembly seats, but recorded a win in Kerala.
Friday, June 15, 2012 8:57:58 PM
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, speculation on who would replace him began almost immediately in the Congress Friday.
Friday, June 15, 2012 8:53:18 PM
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