Free Press Journal
  • Presidential elections 2017: Know the opposition candidate Meira Kumar

    Ending week-long speculation, the Opposition parties on Thursday unanimously named Meira Kumar, daughter of former deputy prime minister Jagjivan Ram, as their nominee to take on Ram Nath Kovind in what is billed to be a Dalit versus Dalit contest for the next month’s presidential poll.

  • Cracks in opposition ahead of crucial meet, Meira Kumar meets Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: Cracks appeared in the opposition ahead of today’s crucial meeting on the presidential poll, with the JD U deciding to stay out of the talks after extending its support to NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind today. The opposition camp is yet to name its candidate for the poll, but former speaker Meira Kumar’s meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence today, a day before the meeting, fuelled speculation that she