Presidential Election 2002

• November 15, 2002
Vajpayee meets Kalam

• November 14, 2002
India will use nukes, if threatened: Kalam
Kalam gives children his success mantra

• August 7, 2002
S M Khan appointed press secretary to President

• July 28, 2002
Invitation row: Advani mollifies Jayalalaithaa

• July 27, 2002
Jayalalithaa unhappy with chief secy's explanation

• July 26, 2002
Jaya attacks Centre for not inviting her to swearing-in
Miffed Jaya will continue to back Shekhawat

• July 25, 2002
'Kalam always prays here'
India's 11th President
We Will Miss Him, Say Abdul Kalam's Neighbours
Sri Lankan President Kumaratunga greets Kalam
Relatives Left at Home Cheer Kalam's Accession
Kalam Formulates His Vision of a Developed India
Festive Air in Kalam's Hometown Rameshwaram
Special: Without fear or favour

• July 24, 2002
Preserve tolerance, unity, Narayanan exhorts Indians
Narayanan greets Kalam
Nation more important than us: Kalam's family, friends
P Madhavan Nair appointed secretary to President
President's farewell address blacked out by cable strike
Interview: 'I don't know why people say Dr Kalam is reckless'
Special: All the President's kin

• July 23, 2002
Special: The legacy of President Narayanan

• July 20, 2002
Narayanan against ad hoc changes in Constitution

• July 19, 2002
Clarification: Kalam is eleventh, not twelfth President
A P J Abdul Kalam: From Rameswaram to New Delhi
Narayanan hosts dinner for Kalam
Mahajan tenders apology for comments on Presidential poll

• July 18, 2002
A P J Abdul Kalam elected 11th President of India
The list of Presidents India has had
Colonel Lakshmi Sehgal congratulates Kalam
Special: 'Kalam always took himself very seriously'

• July 17, 2002
Special: Mission Unaccomplished

• July 16, 2002
Special: In the name of the President
Column: The failed crusader: T V R Shenoy on President Narayanan

• July 15, 2002
Ninety per cent turnout in presidential poll
Polling ends for presidential election
Presidential poll: PM, Advani cast votes
Vaiko casts his vote in presidential poll
Sehgal unlikely to get more than two votes from UP
I am feeling fantastic, says Kalam
Polling for presidential election begins
Stage set for presidential election

• July 14, 2002
Kalam makes low-profile visit to Puttaparthi

• July 12, 2002
Special: 'Kalam can hardly do anything for the Muslims'

• July 11, 2002
Special: 'With him at the helm, there is hope that things might change'

• July 8, 2002
Special: What use will that be to India?: Kalam

• July 6, 2002
Division of J&K will destroy secularism: Sehgal/PTI

• July 5, 2002
Special: 'Col Lakshmi will make a terrific President'
Oppn will contest V-P elections: Cong

• July 4, 2002
Advani rules out consulting oppn on V-P
Interview: 'I am fighting for a cause'

• July 3, 2002
BJP wants to use Kalam as a puppet: Sehgal
Kalam's autobiography in Kannada soon
Special: The scholar who will be President
Special: The presidential election 2002

• July 2, 2002
Some NDA parties have expressed support: Sehgal
US imperialism taking roots in India: Sehgal
Jaffer Sharief condemns choice of Kalam
Presidential candidates forged signatures of MPs
Election for V-P on August 12

• June 24, 2002
Column: Varsha Bhosle on Kalam and Islam

• June 23, 2002
Young leaders needed to develop India: Kalam

• June 21, 2002
Laxmi Sehgal files nomination for presidential polls

• June 19, 2002
Kalam's simplicity disarms journalists
Gujarat Violence Painful: Abdul Kalam
Krishnamurthy criticises Left for nominating Sehgal
Column: Towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

• June 18, 2002
Leftists allege Kalam has links with RSS
Sehgal's poll plank - communalism and govt's 'non-performance': PTI
Abdul Kalam files nomination papers
Interview: 'The President of India is not an award'

• June 17, 2002
Abdul Kalam thanks Sonia for support
13 file papers for presidential poll
Column: Red in the face
Congress to file nomination for Kalam
Abdul Kalam meets Vajpayee
HC dismisses petition challenging election

• June 16, 2002
For Lakshmi Sehgal, it is a battle of ideology

• June 15, 2002
Shekhawat, Bhandari, Shastri in BJP's mind for V-P
Kalam wants to continue with research

• June 14, 2002
Col Lakshmi Sahgal Left's presidential nominee
When a drop of sweat almost took Kalam's life: PTI
Chances for vice-presidentship bleak: Abdullah
Nine people file nominations papers
Congress may contest for V-P's post
Left didn't reciprocate our gestures: SP
Sahgal first woman presidential nominee

• June 13, 2002
Congress feared Kalam may be lost to BJP
Overwhelmed by response: Kalam
Congress extends support to Kalam's candidature for President
Overwhelmed by people's response: Kalam
Sister's jewels, rejection by IAF made Kalam a missile man: PTI
Left fears Kalam may lack political savvy
Support Kalam: Chandrababu appeals to Left parties
RJD supports Kalam's candidature

• June 12, 2002
People's Front splits over Kalam's candidature: PTI
Samajwadi Party blames 'rigid' attitude of Left for split: PTI
Congress for 'wider consultations' on presidential candidate
Kalam acceptable as scientist, not as President: Basu
Kerala CM A K Antony favours Kalam's candidature

• June 11, 2002
Any time is auspicious for me: Kalam
Congress postpones decision on presidential elections
Narayanan says 'no' to second term
Cong takes exception to Kalam's candidature
SP to support Kalam for President's post
NCP supports Kalam's candidature
Surjeet, Sonia discuss presidential nominee
Differences in People's Front over Kalam
EC notification for presidential polls
Naidu appeals to opposition for consensus
Naidu says he had no hand in Kalam's candidature

• June 10, 2002
NDA for Dr Abdul Kalam as President
Kalam happy over his nomination
Kalam most eligible: BJP
Sangh Parivar, Sena welcome Kalam's candidature
People's Front to decide on presidential nominee Tuesday
Naidu wants a consensus President
AIADMK to support candidate named by PM
PM seeks to build consensus

• June 7, 2002
Krishan Kant NDA's final choice for President: Report
Presidential election on July 15
Shekhawat may be BJP's vice-presidential candidate
Jaya not against second term for Narayanan: PTI

• May 22, 2002
Decide on presidential candidate: Congress to Sonia

• May 20, 2002
PM to consult Opposition parties
CPI asks PM to evolve consensus

• May 18, 2002
Sonia to Vajpayee: Anyone but Alexander
'Even Vice-President Krishna Kant was preferable to the Maharashtra governor who had served Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi for decades, and even named his first child after Jawaharlal Nehru,' says Monu Nalapat.

• May 13, 2002
BJP leaders rule out Abdullah for vice-presidentship

• May 11, 2002
• NDA authorises PM to decide candidate
• TDP backs Rangarajan for V-P's post

• April 25, 2002
• Presidential poll: For now, Oppn has the upper hand

• April 21, 2002
• Presidential polls stalled Gujarat election

• April 20, 2002
• Sena to oppose Farooq's Presidential 'bid'

• March 30, 2002
• Jethmalani may contest presidential poll