July 03, 2022 11:21 pm
The five-week old UDF ministry is engulfed in a grim political crisis which will end up in the exit of at least one minister. The crisis is the direct creation of a revised budget which Finance Minister M Mani presented to the Assembly.
April 23, 2022 12:08 am
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced a number of minor tax concessions amounting to Rs 15.73 crore in the Lok Sabha.
February 27, 2022 11:49 pm
Inland letters, envelopes, cement, tyres and sophisticated electronic equipment will cost more following a heavy dose of taxation – Rs 533 crore net – proposed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Union Budget.
February 07, 2022 11:52 am
The RSS chief said Mukherjee went on to say that America was telling us about secularism, whereas India's Constitution was the most secular in the world.
August 31, 2021 8:57 pm
Singh attended the first annual Pranab Mukherjee Memorial Lecture organised by the Pranab Mukherjee Legacy Foundation to mark his first death anniversary.
July 06, 2021 12:53 am
Mukherjee had won the 2012 Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency by-election on a Congress ticket. He was re-elected in 2014 but eventually lost the constituency in 2019 to TMC’s Khalilur Rahaman.
June 11, 2021 6:33 pm
Television channels and a few newspapers had reported he would be joining the Trinamool Congress on Friday afternoon.
January 07, 2021 7:39 am
Pranab Mukherjee believed PM Narendra Modi “earned and achieved the prime ministership” unlike his predecessor.
January 06, 2021 11:57 am
In The Presidential Years, Mukherjee says that he refused to travel in then US President Barack Obama’s armoured vehicle during his visit to India in 2015.
January 05, 2021 9:05 pm
"Tall leaders like Pandit Nehru ensured that India, unlike Pakistan, survived and developed into a strong and stable nation. Sadly, such extraordinary leaders are not there anymore, reducing the establishment to a government of averages," Pranab Mukherjee wrote in his book.
September 01, 2020 4:49 pm
Mukherjee passed away on Monday evening at the age of 84 after his condition declined earlier in the day and he suffered a septic shock due to his lung infection, the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital said.
September 02, 2020 11:08 am
Former president Pranab Mukherjee passed away on August 31. He was 84. The once Congress stalwart wore many hats over the last five decades in public life and 37 years in Parliament. He was conferred the Bharat Ratna last year.
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February 12, 2016 2:36 pm
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday (February 11) inaugurated annual 'Udyanotsav', which marked the annual opening of Mughal Gardens to the public.
February 06, 2016 5:57 pm
President Pranab Mukherjee inspected one of the largest maritime events in the recent past, as International Fleet Review 2016 (IFR 2016) took place off the Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday (February 6).
January 30, 2016 2:10 pm
President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary and paid homage to the Father of the Nation.
January 27, 2016 10:10 pm
Rashtrapati Bhawan gets illuminated during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony, in New Delhi.
January 27, 2016 1:05 pm
President Pranab Mukhrjee hosted the At Home reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on January 26. French President Francois Hollande, who was the chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congres President Sonia Gandhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Foreigmn Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejirwal attended the event.
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February 23, 2016 2:26 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said President Pranab Mukherjee did not mention anything about the burning issues in the country in his speech while addressing the Parliament on the first day of Budget Session 2016-17. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to change the Indian Republic into RSS's version of 'Fascist Hindu Rashtra'.
February 23, 2016 6:34 am
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday left his official residence to attend the Budget Session. Mukherjee will address both Houses on his government's plans, policies and vision for the year ahead. The Budget Session of Parliament is commencing today and is expected to have a stormy start over a host of issues, including the JNU row, Rohith Vemula suicide case and Pathankot terror attack.
February 18, 2016 10:00 am
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led a delegation to meet President Pranab Mukherjee to discuss the Jawaharlal Nehru University row. Talking to mediapersons after the meeting, he said strict action should be taken against the people raising anti-national slogans. Rahul added that because of few students, the entire university should not be held responsible, adding the JNU row has damaged India's image globally. He further said that RSS and Centre are trying to impose their ideology on the entire nation and Congress will not let it happen.
February 16, 2016 4:56 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Senior Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal met President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday evening to brief him about the happenings in Arunachal Pradesh. Briefing the media after meeting the President, Congress leader Sibal said they have requested the former to ensure that the Constitution is followed and obeyed in formation of government in Arunachal Pradesh. He further said that any act of Centre to swear in Khaliko Pul would be unconstitutional.