Elections News | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday May 18, 2014
After a gap of six years, Purno A Sangma has returned to Parliament as an MP and an ally of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance but he has ruled himself out of the Speaker's post.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
National People's Party (NPP) president and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma today met the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at his residence in Gandhinagar, party officials said.
Assembly | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday February 28, 2013
Three north-eastern states will get new governments today. A 47-year-old Congressman is struggling to retain power in Meghalaya, while two veterans attempt to get another shot at forming government in Nagaland and Tripura.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 23, 2012
Defeated presidential candidate Purno A Sangma will float the National People's Party (NPP) in Meghalaya on Friday, an aide said Thursday.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday July 23, 2012
Pranab Mukherjee is President-elect and will take oath as the 13th President of India at 11.30 am on Wednesday, July 25.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 23, 2012
Congratulating Pranab Mukherjee for winning the presidential poll, opposition candidate Purno Sangma said the nation had lost an opportunity to elevate a tribal candidate to the post of the president.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Sunday July 22, 2012
Pranab Mukherjee will be the 13th President of India. Sources say he has now crossed the magic mark - 5.25 lakh of the 10.5 lakh total votes, and as soon as counting is over, he shall be officially declared winner. Mr Mukherjee has said, "thank you very, very much."
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday July 19, 2012
Mulayam Singh Yadav almost gave the Congress a second jolt today. Like the first, a few weeks ago, it was to do with the presidential elections. Unlike the first, this would have been inadvertent. In a major sidelight, the Samajwadi Party chief reportedly ticked Purno Sangma's name while voting for the next President of India.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday July 19, 2012
An unusual traveller will take flight from Mumbai airport for the Capital tomorrow morning to determine whether Pranab Mukherjee or Purno Agitok Sangma will be the next addressee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The name on the air ticket is Mr Ballot Box.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday July 3, 2012
It will be a Pranab Mukherjee versus Purno Sangma race to Rashtrapati Bhawan. The returning officer for the Presidential polls - VK Agnihotri today accepted the nomination papers of Pranab Mukherjee and PA Sangma.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday July 3, 2012
It will be a Pranab Mukherjee versus Purno Sangma race to Rashtrapati Bhawan. A technical objection to Mr Mukherjee's nomination made by Team Sangma has been rejected by the returning officer, who has scrutinized and accepted Mr Mukherjee's nomination papers today. But the BJP, which is supporting Mr Sangma, will not give up yet, insisting that a l...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday July 3, 2012
Pranab Mukherjee, who is the UPA's nominee for the next President of India, today responded to objections raised against his nomination by his opponent Purno Sangma's election team. Team Mukherjee submitted its reply to the returning officer for these elections, VK Agnihotri.
People | Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Wednesday June 20, 2012
Many would recall that during the late nineties when the Lok Sabha would plunge into chaos the Chair of the Speaker would actually be smiling. Only much later that Speaker, Purno Ajitok Sangma shared the secret; he said he would slip in pages of his favourite Tom and Jerry and read the comic book and smile while the members would fight!
India News | Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Wednesday June 24, 2009
Purno Sangma says there is nothing wrong in dynastic politics and backs Rahul Gandhi as future PM.