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Amarnath yatra attack: Ensure attackers are brought to justice, President Pranab Mukherjee tells J&K govt

July 11, 2017 6:15 pm

"I am deeply shocked and anguished to learn about the cowardly attack on Amarnath yatris in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a number of innocent pilgrims lost their lives and several others were injured," Pranab Mukherjee said

West Bengal Governor writes to President Pranab Mukherjee over Mamata Banerjee's allegation

July 05, 2017 10:47 pm

The BJP State President Dilip Ghosh has demanded President rule in the state alleging disruption of law and order situation in the state

President Pranab Mukherjee clears ordinance allowing 'Kambala', Yeddyurappa welcomes decision

July 03, 2017 11:42 pm

The Union Ministry of Law and Justice in June had cleared the bill and sent it to the President for his approval. On February 13, Karnataka state government passed the Bill to exempt kambala from the ambit of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

Pranab Mukherjee on relationship with Narendra Modi: We kept divergences to ourselves

July 03, 2017 12:54 pm

Speaking before the President at the same function, PM Modi said he was fortunate to have got a chance to work with Mukherjee and said the latter had helped him in settling in Delhi in his new role as PM.

In a multi-party system, one should provide an atmosphere for open discussion, says Pranab Mukerjee

July 01, 2017 6:47 am

Speaking at the event held at Rabindra Sadan, the President Pranab Mukherjee said that the first newspaper of the country ‘Hicky’s Bengal Gazette’ was published from Kolkata in 1780

President Pranab Mukherjee leaves signature on museum, books and paintings

June 23, 2017 4:03 am

Rashtrapati Bhawan museum is a museum that tells stories through sound-light-video animations, and showcases furniture designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Viceroy’s Residence, as Rashtrapati Bhawan was designated to be when it was built.

Delhi Confidential: Beaten, Not Shy

June 22, 2017 5:29 am

Setbacks do not seem to deter JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav from taking up new ventures. He is now trying for a larger Opposition unity on farmers’ issues.

CME convocation: President to honour students

June 15, 2017 12:55 am

To be conducted on June 17

All the President’s guests: royals, artists, teachers, innovator...

June 14, 2017 12:40 am

Since 1980, the guest wing has hosted former Nepal prime ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal and K P Sharma Oli, the country’s president Bidya Devi Bhandari, Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the country’s President Abdul Hamid and Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

No adequate job creation is being done: President Pranab Mukherjee

June 07, 2017 10:16 pm

"Every year 10 million persons are entering into the job market and not adequate job creation is being done," the President said, adding that "that solution have to depend on start ups, we shall have to start small businesses".


President takes buggi to kick off Budget session

February 23, 2015 6:48 pm

"My Government will constantly endeavour for smooth conduct of legislative business and enactment of progressive laws in the Parliament which reflects the will and aspirations of the people," President Mukherjee said in his address.

Singapore President begins India visit

February 09, 2015 3:17 pm

Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam has begun a four-day state visit to India starting Sunday, as the two countries mark 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Pranab Mukherjee runs for 'Swachh Bharat'

October 04, 2014 3:26 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee was seen promoting PM narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat’ campaign.

Pranab Mukherjee celebrates Durga Puja with family

October 02, 2014 8:01 am

President Pranab Mukherjee visited his ancestral village Mirati to attend the family’s Durga Puja in Birbhum district of West-Bengal.

Xi Jinping meets President and PM, gets guard of honour

September 18, 2014 2:50 pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed the hope that China and India will take their strategic and cooperative partnership to a higher plane.

Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple

July 19, 2014 4:42 pm

Pranab Mukherjee offered prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.

No buggy for joint session as President Mukherjee travels in Merc

June 09, 2014 4:58 pm

Reports suggest that the extreme heat in Delhi could be behind the move.

Today in pics: February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 6:28 pm

UP Assembly session today began on a stormy note.

Today in pics: February 16, 2014

February 16, 2014 1:18 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee opened the annual "Udyanotsav" of the famous Mughal Gardens.


President Pranab Mukherjee hosts 'At Home' reception

January 26, 2016 5:36 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee played host to a traditional and annual Republic Day 'At Home' reception for dignitaries and the general public on the lawns of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were French President Francois Hollande, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several Union Cabinet Ministers. Former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung were also among those who turned up for the function. French President Hollande was welcomed by Prime Minister Modi and other Indian dignitaries. The President's Bodyguards escorted President Mukherjee to the dais following which the national anthem was played. Thereafter, he mingled with President Hollande, the chief guest for the Republic Day parade, and others.

Ceremonial reception for Hollande at Rashtrapati Bhavan

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): A ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for French President Francois Hollande on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Prakash Javdekar and MoS Prime Minister office jitendra Singh were among the other present at the ceremony. President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, is on a three-day visit to India.