Madan Mohan Malviya, the noted educationist was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee.
Earlier, President Mukherjee had rejected mercy petitions of 22 death row convicts at a stretch.
Narendra Modi, offered his condolences on the demise of Singapore’s first prime minister, “Lee Kuan yew” calling him a far-sighted statesman and a lion among leaders.
As par schedule President had to visit ancient Baglamukhi temple on his return from Mandi .
“Our institutions must fire the power of imagination of their students,” said President Pranab Mukherjee.
Mukherjee underlined that violence against women continues to threaten their safety, well being and potential across the country.
CM Harish Rawat met President Mukherjee in New Delhi on Thursday and requested him to attend the ceremony.
The President lauded the IAF for “safeguarding the sovereignty” of the country.
Since 1983, Ashok Kumar Pandey has been working as a driver at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Two Congress stalwarts — Sardar Patel and Madan Mohan Malviya — did find a mention, but both have been co-opted by the Sangh Parivar.
President Pranab Mukherjee’s speech in the address to The Joint Session of Parliament.
Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) scored a historic victory sweeping 67 of the 70 seats.
Mukherjee appreciated the Union Home Minister’s suggestion to actively involve Governors in internal security.
“Don’t teach me the Constitution,” Pranab Mukherjee told C P Joshi.
Nitish was accompanied by Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Yadav. Governor asks Manjhi to take floor test on Feb 20