Articles about Draupadi Murmu

It's Dhankhar vs Alva in vice presidential election today

06 Aug 2022

Politics
It's Dhankhar vs Alva in vice presidential election today

India will elect its new vice president (VP) on Saturday, more than a week after Droupadi Murmu became the country's first tribal woman president.

From not eating onions to UPA barbs, Sitharaman's controversial comments

04 Aug 2022

Politics
From not eating onions to UPA barbs, Sitharaman's controversial comments

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is presently all over the news for her controversial remarks and opinionated views on various topics.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury gets NCW summon, FIR over 'Rashtrapatni' remark

29 Jul 2022

India
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury gets NCW summon, FIR over 'Rashtrapatni' remark

The trouble is far from over for Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury following his controversial remarks toward President Droupadi Murmu.

Ruckus in Lok Sabha over addressing President Murmu as 'Rashtrapatni'

28 Jul 2022

Politics
Ruckus in Lok Sabha over addressing President Murmu as 'Rashtrapatni'

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday slammed Congress for the alleged "undignified" remarks of its leader for President Droupadi Murmu.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: India pays tribute to 1999 war heroes

26 Jul 2022

India
Kargil Vijay Diwas: India pays tribute to 1999 war heroes

Commemorating 23 years of the Kargil Vijay Diwas on Tuesday, the Indian Army paid rich tributes to the soldiers who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan at Ladakh's Drass War Memorial.

Droupadi Murmu takes oath as 15th president of India

25 Jul 2022

India
Droupadi Murmu takes oath as 15th president of India

Droupadi Murmu was sworn in as the 15th President of India by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Monday.

Droupadi Murmu may wear traditional Santhali saree for swearing-in ceremony

24 Jul 2022

India
Droupadi Murmu may wear traditional Santhali saree for swearing-in ceremony

When President-elect Droupadi Murmu takes the oath of office in New Delhi on Monday, she may don a traditional Santhali saree.

Meet Droupadi Murmu, India's 15th President

21 Jul 2022

Politics
Meet Droupadi Murmu, India's 15th President

Droupadi Murmu was on Thursday elected as the 15th President of India by defeating the Opposition's joint candidate, former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha with a huge margin.

India gets its first tribal woman president in Droupadi Murmu

21 Jul 2022

Politics
India gets its first tribal woman president in Droupadi Murmu

Droupadi Murmu has been elected as 15th President of India.

Presidential poll: Yashwant Sinha calls out 'horse-trading' as MLAs crossvote

18 Jul 2022

Politics
Presidential poll: Yashwant Sinha calls out 'horse-trading' as MLAs crossvote

Polling for the election of India's 15th president is currently underway at the Parliament and state assemblies.

Murmu vs Sinha: India elects its 15th President today

18 Jul 2022

India
Murmu vs Sinha: India elects its 15th President today

The polling for the election of the President of India will begin in Parliament and respective state assemblies on Monday.

Droupadi Murmu visits Mumbai; Thackerays not invited despite lending support

15 Jul 2022

Politics
Droupadi Murmu visits Mumbai; Thackerays not invited despite lending support

The BJP and the Shiv Sena faction headed by Chief Minister (CM) Eknath Shinde hosted an opulent reception for Droupadi Murmu, the NDA's presidential candidate, on Thursday in Mumbai.

Draupadi Murmu shouldn't be made 'symbol of Adivasi': Congress leader

13 Jul 2022

Politics
Draupadi Murmu shouldn't be made 'symbol of Adivasi': Congress leader

In the run-up to the presidential election scheduled for Monday (July 18), Congress leader Ajoy Kumar raked up a controversy by saying the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu represents a "very evil philosophy of India."

Shiv Sena to support NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu: Thackeray

12 Jul 2022

Politics
Shiv Sena to support NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu: Thackeray

A day after Shiv Sena legislators urged their leader Uddhav Thackeray to back the NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu, the party on Tuesday implied it would support her.

Draupadi Murmu files presidential poll nomination in presence of Modi

24 Jun 2022

India
Draupadi Murmu files presidential poll nomination in presence of Modi

Draupadi Murmu, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate, filed her nomination for the presidential elections on Friday. PC Mody, the Returning Officer, received her nomination.

BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'

22 Jun 2022

Politics
BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused the Indian National Congress's (INC) Puducherry unit of insulting the country's tribal community and women.