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Tag: Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Son Abhijit Joins TMC
Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Son Abhijit Joins TMC

The newly inducted leader said that while he was in touch with Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee before the assembly elections, had he joined the TMC before the polls, it would have been construed that he switched allegiance for some post.

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Modi Earned And Achieved His Success: Former President Late Pranab Mukherjee In Memoir

New Delhi: Even as many in the Congress still seem to be in denial about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity and the fact that he has earned his victories, former President late Pranab Mukherjee in his memoir clearly says that Modi earned and achieved his success. Recently, excerpts from ‘The Presidential Years’, the fourth and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Donald Trump Condoles Death Of Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump has expressed his condolence over the death of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at a hospital here on Monday. In a tweet on Tuesday, the US President said: “I was saddened to learn of the passing of India’s former President, #PranabMukherjee. I send my condolences to […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Ex-Prez Pranab Mukherjee Cremated With Military Honours
Ex-Prez Pranab Mukherjee Cremated With Military Honours

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away here at Army’s R&R Hospital during treatment on Monday at the age of 84, was cremated with full military honours on Tuesday afternoon at the Lodhi Road crematorium following a strict Covid-19 precautionary protocol. His son Abhijit Mukherjee performed the final rites accompanied by a 21-gun […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Odisha: Villager Who Took Pranab Mukherjee On A Bike Ride Remembers The Late President

Bhubaneswar: As the nation mourns the death of former President and Bharat Ratna awardee Pranab Mukherjee, a man from Odisha’s Kendrapara district fondly recounts the day he got the opportunity to take late politician on a bike ride when he visited Odisha in the aftermath of 1999 super cyclone. Pranab Mukherjee who was then the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Last Rites Of Ex-Prez Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee Today, Get Updates Here
Last Rites Of Ex-Prez Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee Today

New Delhi: The last rites of former President of India Pranab Mukherjee will be held on Tuesday and his body will be laid in state at his official residence here people to pay their last homage. UPDATES Former President Pranab Mukherjee laid to rest with full military honours. His last rites were performed at Lodhi […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
In Memory Of Pranab Mukherjee, Centre Declares 7-Day State Mourning
In Memory Of Pranab Mukherjee, Centre Declares 7-Day State Mourning

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday announced a seven-day state mourning in memory of former President Pranab Mukherjee who passed away here this evening. As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, seven days’ state mourning will be observed throughout India from August 31 to September 6, both days inclusive, […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
India Mourns Demise Of Pranab-Mukharjee
India Mourns Demise Of Former President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi: Condolences poured in following the demise of former President of India and Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee. He passed away on Sunday at an Army Hospital in the National Capital. Exhibiting grief over the demise, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi tweeted, “India grieves the passing away of Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Former President Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee Passes Away

New Delhi: The ‘man of all seasons’, veteran politician and former president of India, Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday leaving the entire country in deep mourning. He was 84. Fondly called as Pranab da, Mukherjee was admitted to the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and underwent an emergency […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Health Deteriorates

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s health deteriorated on Monday and he is in a septic shock due to lung infection, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said. He has been hospitalized for the past 21 days and been critical following a brain surgery. The hospital authorities stated: “There is a decline in the medical […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Pranab Mukherjee Showing Signs Of Slight Improvement

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, whose health condition deteriorated after he developed a lung infection, is showing signs of slight improvement, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said on Thursday. He has been hospitalised for the past ten days and is on ventilator support following a brain surgery. The hospital authorities said, “The respiratory […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Pranab Mukherjee Develops Lung Infection, Health Deteriorates

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition deteriorated on Wednesday as he developed lung infection, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said. He has been hospitalized for the past nine days and been on ventilator support following brain surgery. The hospital authorities said, “There has been a decline in the medical condition of Hon’ble […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his contacts to self-isolate and get tested for the virus. “On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for Covid-19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Congress Names Pranab's Daughter, Meira Kumar's Son National Spokespersons

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar’s son Anshul Kumar as national spokespersons. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved their appointment, party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in a statement. Sharmishtha, the Delhi Mahila Congress chief, took to Twitter to thank Gandhi […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Aim of becoming USD 5-trillion economy possible: Pranab

Kolkata: Former president Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said the government’s ambitious target of becoming a USD 5-trillion economy by 2024-25 is possible through prudent fiscal management. Mukherjee also said the GST needs more clarity and that some signs of a slowdown in the economy were visible since last year, leading to a lower GDP growth […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Film On Florence Nightingale Awardee Krishna Kumari Wins Hearts

Berhampur: Odia feature film ‘Tejaswini,’ which is based on the exemplary life and works of Florence Nightingale Award winner from the State, K Krishna Kumari is winning hearts across the globe. Krishna, a native of Kukudakhandi in Ganjam district was honoured with the prestigious award in 2017 by the then President of India Pranab Mukherjee […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Bharat Ratna for Mukherjee fitting recognition for his service to nation: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Bharat Ratna conferred on former president Pranab Mukherjee is a fitting recognition for his service to the nation. Mukherjee was conferred the highest civilian award by his successor Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday. “Thank you for leaving no stone unturned towards making India more developed […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Modi meets ex-President Pranab Mukherjee  

New Delhi: Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Tuesday met former President Pranab Mukherjee here to seek his blessings after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recorded a landslide win in the Lok Sabha elections. In a tweet, Modi called Mukherjee a “statesman”. “Meeting PranabDa is always an enriching experience. His knowledge and insights are unparalleled. He […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Bharat Ratna conferred on Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh & Bhupen Hazarika

New Delhi: The central government on Friday announced Bharat Ratna award for Bharatiya Jana Sangh ideologue Nanaji Deshmukh(posthumously), eminent Assamese poet Bhupen Hazarika(posthumously) and former President Pranab Mukherjee. The announcements were made through an official statement by the central government.

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Institutions must win back people's trust to save democracy: Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi: Noting that there is disillusionment with governance and functioning of institutions, former president Pranab Mukherjee Friday said they are a mirror of national character and must immediately win back the people’s trust to save India’s democracy. Mukherjee, who was speaking at the inauguration of a national conference on “Towards Peace, Harmony and Happiness: […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Pranab Mukherjee to publish book on his presidential years

New Delhi: The inside story of the issues that made headlines during the Presidentship of Pranab Mukherjee — demonetisation, surgical strikes and others — will find mention in the fourth part of his autobiographical series, titles “The Presidential Years”. Billed as a “first of its kind” book, it will be published in December and will […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Pranab hails RSS founder Hedgewar as great son of India

Nagpur: Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday hailed Kehsav Baliram Hedgewar, the founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), as “a great son of Mother India”. “Today I came here to pay my respect and homage to a great son of Mother India,” Mukherjee wrote in the visitor’s book as he visited Hedgewar’s birthplace, accompanied […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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RSS invite to Mukherjee for Nagpur event sparks controversy

New Delhi: The RSS invite to former President Pranab Mukherjee for an event at its Nagpur headquarters sparked off a controversy, as the Congress and left leaders expressed unhappiness over his acceptance while the BJP and RSS saw nothing wrong in it. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said in a statement that Mukherjee’s acceptance of […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Govt should confer 'Bharat Ratna' on Biju Babu: HD Deve Gowda

Bhubaneswar: Legendary leader and former Chief Minister of Odisha Biju Patnaik should be conferred with the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna, said former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda today. Speaking during the launch event of the book ‘The Tall Man-Biju Patnaik,’ a pictorial biography of Biju Babu, Gowda said, “I strongly recommend that the Government […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Pranab to unveil Biju Babu's pictorial biography on Jan 27

Bhubaneswar: Former president Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit the State on January 27 to release a pictorial biography of veteran leader and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik here. Besides, senior BJP leader LK Advani, Communist Party of India (Marxist) chief Sitaram Yechury, former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and senior leaders of a few […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Kids' innovations should be encouraged by IITs: Pranab

Gandhinagar: Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said there was immense wealth of ideas and innovation in children and it should be encouraged by institutes like the IITs and NIDs. Presiding over the 10th Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards 2017, organised by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF), where 56 students were recognised for outstanding […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Pranab, Manmohan, Rahul offer tribute to Indira Gandhi

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 33rd death anniversary here today . They paid floral tributes to the late Prime Minister at Shakti Sthal here. “We pay tribute to a dynamic leader; India’s first and only […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Against coalitions for the sake of forming govt: Pranab

New Delhi: At a time when the Congress is trying to cobble together a coalition against the BJP, former president Pranab Mukherjee argued against sewing up alliances just for the sake of forming a government, insisting such attempts would only dilute the identity of the Congress party. In his new book, ‘The Coalition Years: 1996 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Gujarat riots derailed BJP in 2004: Pranab

New Delhi: The 2002 riots in Gujarat was “possibly the biggest blot” on the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and that could have cost the BJP the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, says former President Pranab Mukherjee. In the third volume of his autobiography titled “The Coalition Years 1996-2012”, he also feels the ruling NDA’s “India […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
CM Naveen dedicates ‘best administrator’ award to people of Odisha

New Delhi: After receiving the Outlook India Speakout best administrator award in New Delhi, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated it to the 4.5 crore people of Odisha. “I would like to dedicate the award to the 4.5 crore people of my State. Odisha was importing rice when I became the Chief Minister in 2000.  […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Emotional, President goes down memory lane in farewell speech

New Delhi: Two days before he demits office, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday went down memory lane as he delivered his farewell speech here, recalling his first day as member of Parliament as well as his past associations. “With a sense of gratitude and a prayer in my heart, I take leave of you. I […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Paika Rebellion is one of the earliest freedom movements of India: Pranab Mukherjee

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Paika Rebellion is the first war of Independence in India said President Pranab Mukherjee today at the event held at New Delhi to commemorate 200th year celebration of Paika Rebellion of Khurda. “I will not call it a rebellion by the Paikas but frankly speaking it is one of the earliest freedom movements […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Ram Nath Kovind elected India’s new President

New Delhi: NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind has been elected the country’s 14th president after he won the July 17th elections presidential elections by a two-third majority against opposition UPA backed Meira Kumar. In doing so, Kovind will become the only second Dalit leader after KR Narayanan to occupy the highest constitutional office in the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Counting of votes for presidential poll underway

New Delhi: The counting of votes for the presidential election was underway here today with the numbers stacked in favour of the ruling NDA’s nominee Ram Nath Kovind over opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar. The name of the next occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhawan would be known by 5.00 pm. The voting took place on Monday. First, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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President to inaugurate Paika rebellion commemoration day today

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a function in New Delhi to commemorate 200th year celebration of Paika Rebellion of Khurda today. The President is scheduled to felicitate 150 Paika descendants at the function to be held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Meanwhile, politics over the Paika Rebellion has intensified after the State […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
 ‘Paika Academy’ to be proposed during Paika Rebellion's 200th year celebration

Bhubaneswar: The Paikas of Khurda will put forth their proposal before Centre to set up a ‘Paika Academy’ in State at a special function on July 20 in Delhi marking the 200th anniversary of Khurda Paika Rebellion. “The Paikas will be felicitated at the function there. We will also reiterate our demand to set up […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Sounding of gong at 12 to signal GST launch

New Delhi: Goods and Service Tax (GST) being touted as the  the biggest tax reform of the country, is all set to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament’s historic Central Hall at midnight. President Pranab Mukherkee will also be present at the event. Here’s a quick look at some updates ahead of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
President calls for better healthcare in rural areas

Udupi (Karnataka): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said quality healthcare was a necessity for every individual and underlined the need to ensure better infrastructure in rural areas so that doctors serve there. At the foundation of the Shambhu Shetty Memorial Haji Abdullah Super Speciality Hospital here, the President said quality healthcare was not a luxury […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
President to visit Maharashtra, Karnataka

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two-day visit to Maharashtra and Karnataka on Saturday. According to Rashtrapati Bhavan, Mukherjee will address a convocation ceremony at the College of Military Engineering, Pune, on Saturday before leaving for Karnataka where he will attend the inauguration of the phase-I metro in Bengaluru. On Sunday, the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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President to attend AIMA diamond jubilee event

New Delhi: The All India Management Association (AIMA) will hold a special session to mark its diamond jubilee on July 7, and President Pranab Mukherjee will attend it, an official statement said. The event will be held in Rashtrapati Bhavan. AIMA is the apex body for management in the country. It provides various services in […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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