Omita Paul, secretary to the President, said that the sprawling President’s Estate spends Rs 20 crore every year on its electricity bills.
The union budget 2017, coming ahead of important elections in five states including agrarian Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, may also see new schemes for farmers and women.
The NSG contingent that consisted of 60 commandoes in black overalls and full armed gear gave the ceremonial salute to President Pranab Mukherjee as they marched on Rajpath.
In his Republic Day eve address to the nation on Wednesday, President Pranab Mukherjee asserted that the country’s strength lies in pluralism and diversity and that India has traditionally celebrated the ‘argumentative’ Indian, not the ‘intolerant’ Indian. “A healthy democracy calls for conformity to the values of tolerance, patience and respect for others. We have […]
Pranab Mukherjee spoke on range of issues like demonestiation, women safety, intolerance and economic growth.
For a healthy democracy, Mukherjee said that it is pertinent that everyone conforms to the values of “tolerance, patience and respect for others”.
The crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyanwould will grace the Republic day celebrations, as the chief guest, this year.
The 1992 Bara massacre followed a string of massacres in 1990-91, in which 59 Scheduled Caste men were killed.
Union Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma, the current occupant, confirmed that he has been asked to vacate the duplex bungalow.
President Pranab Mukherjee, in a video message to the deceased actor Om Puri’s son, Ishaan Puri, Mukherjee said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of your father.”
I appeal to all of you to dedicate yourselves wholeheartedly in the service of your motherland,” President Pranab Mukherjee said.
President Mukherjee is celebrating his 81st birthday on Sunday.
President Pranab Mukherjee was travelling to Chennai to attend the last rites of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa
Speaking during at the function, he said collective effort should be made to ensure dignity and equality for “our brothers and sisters who are disabled”.
Badal’s Advisor on National Affairs and Media Harcharan Bains said the Chief Minister would stress the need for resolving the river waters issue strictly as per the riparian principle.