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New New Delhi: Triangular Parliament with spires, Rashtrapati Bhavan biodiversity park

December 31, 2019 1:01 pm

As part of the redevelopment, a senior official told The Indian Express, North and South Blocks will be turned into museums. While details are being worked out, one idea, sources said, is to showcase the history of India before 1857 in one and from 1857 to now in the other.

Lutyens and Baker — the true story

September 29, 2019 2:26 am

Lutyens knew Baker well, and had even worked in collaboration with him, but may have felt in this case that Baker was being thrust upon him.

Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan staffer among two held for duping 22 people

September 01, 2019 2:15 am

Police said the arrested include head constable Harender Singh and the MTS, Moti Lal. Singh was posted with Rashtrapati Bhavan last year and Lal has been working there for three years.

It was a major social faux pas at the President’s At Home at Rashtrapati Bhavan on I-Day

August 25, 2019 11:22 am

President Ram Nath Kovind left his own party before the guests could even partake a morsel. That the President was leaving was amply clear since the military band played the national anthem, which is done only after the event winds up.

Anysuya Uikey is new Chhattisgarh governor, Harishchandran to take charge of Andhra Pradesh

July 16, 2019 10:04 pm

Anysuya Uikey will be succeeding Anandiben Patel, while Harishchandran will be taking over from ESL Narasimhan.

WATCH: Narendra Modi takes oath as Prime Minister

May 30, 2019 10:23 pm

Modi, who served as chief minister of Gujarat for 13 years, assumed the coveted position for a second consecutive term after being elected to Parliament from Varanasi with a landslide margin of over 4 lakh votes.

Swearing-in LIVE updates: PM Modi, ministers take oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan

May 30, 2019 10:13 pm

PM Narendra Modi Oath-taking Ceremony LIVE Updates: Narendra Modi took oath as a Prime Minister for a second time in the presence of a large gathering of national and international dignitaries.

Modi's swearing-in at Rashtrapati Bhavan: Know some key features about the President of India's official home

May 29, 2019 6:47 pm

This would be the fourth time in the history of Indian political events that a Prime Minister would take oath at the forecourt instead of the Durbar Hall, which can accommodate a far smaller gathering of about 500.

Rashtrapati Bhavan: Witness to many a historic event

May 29, 2019 4:50 pm

The Rashtrapati Bhavan has hosted the investiture ceremonies of defence personnel, swearing-in ceremonies of leaders, been witness to the signing of historic pacts and treaties with various countries, and has heard the speeches of several world leaders.

HIGHLIGHTS: Narendra Modi sworn in as Prime Minister for second consecutive term

May 30, 2019 10:12 pm

Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony HIGHLIGHTS: The Prime Minister and BJP president Amit Shah had held talks earlier today to finalise the list of Union ministers.


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.

Xi Jinping flies back home

September 19, 2014 4:19 pm

Chinese President XI Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan are ready to fly back to China.

Delhi gets light shower

May 24, 2014 10:48 am

Delhiities woke up to a clear sky with minimum temperature settling at 25.5 degree Celsius, a notch below normal on Friday.


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.