Follow Us:
Friday, July 10, 2020

French President


France's Macron orders shake-up of presidency after bodyguard scandal

July 23, 2018 9:39 am

The bodyguard, Alexandre Benalla, was placed under investigation on Sunday in a case that has sparked a political storm and brought the sharpest criticism Macron has faced since taking power 14 months ago.

French President's visit to India: Sikhs from France raise turban issue, write to Sushma Swaraj

March 10, 2018 11:52 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Ranjit G Singh, spokesperson of the council of Sikhs in France said that 'dastaar struggle' continues in France for Sikhs as they are still being asked to remove their turbans when they apply for any official document.

President Emmanuel Macron under fire over reforms to France's asylum law

January 11, 2018 7:58 pm

The number of people filing asylum requests in France hit a record in 2017, topping 100,000.

3 teams to check samples of food to be served to VVIPs

January 23, 2016 3:23 am

According to the UT health department, teams from the food wing will check samples of the food items to be served to the VVIPs.

BJP gets permission for folk performances along the route

January 23, 2016 3:20 am

The proposal of the Chandigarh unit of BJP has received approval from the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of External Affairs.

With security personnel, Chandigarh Chandigarh becomes fortress

January 23, 2016 3:18 am

Around 5,000 security personnel from Punjab, Haryana and Himachal police and ITBP will be deployed apart from the Border Security Force (BSF) which arrived in the city on Friday.

Visit on January 24: Ahead of French President’s visit to Art Museum, thieves steal heritage furniture

January 20, 2016 5:47 am

Thieves make off with 15 chairs and one table from Govt College of Art, Sector 10; police detain 2 guards.

Hollande visits ‘ailing’ partner for first time

January 18, 2014 1:35 am

The 59-year-old Socialist has neither confirmed nor denied the magazine reports of an affair with film actress

Obama calls up French President over new NSA spying report

October 23, 2013 12:47 am

He,however,refrained to give any details of the alleged activities by the NSA of the United States.

Nicolas Sarkozy,Carla Bruni top gift giver to Obama family

April 27, 2013 11:19 am

Former French President and his supermodel wife were clearly taken with US first family back in 2011


Hollande meets PM Modi at Hyderabad House

January 25, 2016 7:49 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House here on Monday. Earlier in the day, a ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for Hollande. The visiting French President also paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat on Monday. President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, is on a three-day visit to India.

Hollande pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): The visiting French President, Francois Hollande, paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat on Monday. He was accompanied by Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. Later, Hollande also planted a sapling in the Rajghat premises. The French President was earlier accorded a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

PM Modi played a decisive role at COP 21: Francois Hollande

January 24, 2016 5:14 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande who is in India to attend the Republic Day celebrations, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's participation at the recent COP 21 in Paris and said that he had played a decisive role at the climate summit. Addressing the India France Business Summit here, the President said that his visit has two main goals- consolidate strategic partnership with India and implement decisions taken during Prime Minister Modi's visit to France.

Delhi Police put posters of 'wanted terrorists' ahead of R-Day

January 24, 2016 5:10 pm

New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Keeping in view the Republic Day celebrations and the presence of French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest at Republic Day parade, Delhi police on Sunday had put up posters of 'wanted terrorists' across the national capital. Earlier, Police had issued an alert after the driver of the taxi hired by three unidentified persons from Pathankot was found dead.

PM Modi and President Hollande reach Govt. Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): After visiting Capitol Complex in Chandigarh Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande reached the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh where they were welcomed with cultural performances. Both leaders will then attend a forum of CEOs, which will be followed by the India-France Business Summit which will be attended by corporate honchos of the two nations. On January 26, the French President will witness the Republic Day parade at Rajpath as the chief guest. It is for the first time that French troops would participate in the Republic Day parade.

PM Modi meets French Prez at Rock Garden in Chandigarh

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met French President Francois Hollande at Rock Garden in Chandigarh.President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, arrived here this afternoon on a three-day visit to India. A thick security blanket has been thrown over the national capital ahead of the meeting between the French President and the Prime Minister.