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Rashtrapati Bhavan


Over 31 years of jail, seven long years of wait, the many turns in Perarivalan's case

May 19, 2022 7:33 am

While the key conspirators and assassins could not be caught alive, 26 accused were sentenced to death in 1998 by a TADA court.

How the first citizen is connected to the temple of democracy

May 16, 2022 1:59 pm

Putting aside colonial convention, it was the Constitution that forged the most crucial relationship in the Republic – the one between the President and Parliament

Southern Army Commander Lt Gen JS Nain awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal

May 11, 2022 11:23 am

An alumnus of Sainik School in Kunjpura, National Defence Academy at Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, Lt Gen Nain was commissioned into the Dogra Regiment in June 1983.

What's the writing on the wall at the Rashtrapati Bhavan?

April 02, 2022 11:14 pm

The state corridor showcases the cultural wonder of India through murals that decorate its wall and ceiling, honouring deeper spiritual truths from our holy books

What the Raj Bhavans tell about diversity and our journey as a nation

March 10, 2022 12:13 pm

From monasteries to palaces, the history of these government houses offers glimpses into the lives of the people who lived there

Rashtrapati Bhavan museum, change-of-guard ceremony to reopen for public from next week

March 06, 2022 6:56 pm

Visitors will be allowed in the museum on four pre-booked time slots with a maximum limit of 50 visitors per slot.

At Rashtrapati Bhavan, a new attraction for visitors: Arogya Vanam

March 04, 2022 8:25 am

Aarogya Vanam has been conceived and developed with the aim of publicising the importance of Ayurvedic plants and their effects on human organs, said a statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Delhi Confidential: During SC judges' visit to Mughal Gardens, President Kovind's sweet gesture

February 21, 2022 8:45 am

Supreme Court judges took a break from work on Saturday to visit the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind.


Mughal Garden in full bloom: Rashtrapati Bhawan to open for public on February 12

February 12, 2022 2:41 pm

The Mughal Gardens in the Rashtrapati Bhawan are set to open for the public for "Udyanotsav" from February 12 to March 16.

Rehearsals in full swing for Beating Retreat ceremony

January 29, 2020 8:26 am

The only western tune 'Abide with me' which is usually played as the concluding piece of the Beating Retreat ceremony might be replaced by Vande Mataram this year.

JNU protests: Police resort to lathicharge as students march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

December 10, 2019 6:47 am

The students have been protesting for over a month against the hike in the hostel fee and have given a call to boycott the upcoming semester exams despite repetitive warnings from the administration.

The who's who of Indian film industry descend at PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony

May 31, 2019 11:26 am

Many celebrities like Rajinikanth, Sunny Deol, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Kapil Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Shahid Kapoor, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra among others attended the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi and his council of ministers.

Saudi Prince gets ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan

February 22, 2019 11:14 am

The Crown Prince was in India for a two-day visit in which bilateral talks over issues of concern pertaining to areas like political, security, trade, investment and culture will be held

Iconic Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan opens for public

February 06, 2019 9:29 am

The garden, said to be the ” soul” of the Presidential Palace, will be open to the visitors from February 6 to March 10 between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm.

Dynamic facade lighting adds to the charm of Rashtrapati Bhavan: See photos

October 11, 2017 8:28 pm

The new lighting system installed on North Block and the South Block, which flank the Rashtrapati Bhavan, is the same as the one used on other historical sites, such as the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

President Pranab Mukherjee throws open Mughal Gardens to the public

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.

Rashtrapati Bhawan gears up for Beating Retreat ceremony

January 27, 2016 10:10 pm

Rashtrapati Bhawan gets illuminated during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony, in New Delhi.

Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan open for the season

February 16, 2015 11:06 am

The Mughal Gardens surround the Indian Presidential Palace; the garden will be open to public till March 15.


President Mukherjee meets UAE crown prince

February 11, 2016 11:37 am

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday met Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Earlier in the day, the crown prince also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7 Race Course Road. Sheikh Mohammed Al Nahyan also attended a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The prince is on a three-day visit to India.

Ceremonial reception for UAE crown prince held at Rashtrapati Bhavan

February 11, 2016 6:19 am

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): A ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh were among others present at the ceremony. Sheikh Mohammed Al Nahyan arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday evening on a three-day visit.

President Mukherjee chairs Conference of Governors

February 09, 2016 8:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday presided over a two-day Conference of Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital. It is the fourth conference presided over by President Mukherjee and 47th such conference held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. As many as 23 Governors and two Lieutenant Governors are participating in the conference. Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Cabinet Ministers, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval participated in the conference. The conference will deliberate on terrorism and insurgency activities, creating jobs for youths with special focus on skill development for school dropouts.