Tag: Pranab Mukherjee

Prez bats for error-proof dialogue mechanism

In the backdrop of the stand-off between Chinese and Indian armies in Ladakh, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed hope that both the neighbours will ensure an "error-proof" dialogue mechanism for maintaining peace and tranquility at the borders

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
President Mukherjee safe in Sweden after convoy involved in crash

Stockholm/New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and the crown prince and princess of Sweden have escaped unharmed following a 15-car pile-up involving their motorcade in the Swedish town of Uppsala, Swedish media reports said. Rashtrapati Bhavan termed the reports “misleading” and said no one was hurt. In a tweet, the official @RashtrapatiBhvn handle posted: “Reports about […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Mukherjee announces e-tourist visas for Swedish nationals

Stockholm/New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday announced e-tourist visas for all Swedish nationals during an interaction with business leaders from India and Sweden in Stockholm. Mukherjee, who is on a State visit to Sweden, assured the Swedish CEOs that the Indian government is “responsive to industry and investors”. “It is creating an appropriate atmosphere in […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Mukherjee to visit Sweden, Belarus from May 31

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a State visit to Sweden and Belarus starting May 31, with his reported remarks to a Swedish daily on the controversial Bofors issue having no bearing on the visit to the Scandinavian country. Briefing reporters here on yesterday on the president’s visit, Navtej Sarna, secretary (West) in […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Mumbai celebrations for National award winner Kangana

New Delhi: Kangana Ranaut, won a National Film Award for her performance in “Queen”, is elated over the recognition. The actress says she never expected the film to do so well and she will celebrate her win in Mumbai. President Pranab Mukherjee honoured the actress yesterday at the 62nd National Film Awards ceremony here. This […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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President condoles deaths in quake

President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the deaths due to the earthquake in India and spoke with the governors of the affected states to inquire about the relief operations being undertaken

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Declining child sex ratio has to be reversed: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday expressed concern over the declining child sex ratio in the country, saying the trend has to be reversed

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Government committed to provide affordable health care: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government was committed to provide accessible and affordable health care to all its citizens and was making efforts to promote alternate systems of medicine

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Kejriwal meets president, gets books

A day after the AAP's landslide victory in the Delhi assembly elections, party chief Arvind Kejriwal and senior leader Manish Sisodia today met President Pranab Mukherjee, who gifted them two books -- the Constitution and his own book "Thoughts and Reflections"

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Prez asks people to reject intolerance

Noting that the country's history and traditions have always celebrated the "argumentative" Indian rather than an "intolerant" Indian, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday asked people to be "uncompromising" in rejecting intolerance

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Sachin, Prof C N R Rao given Bharat Ratna

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  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Populist anarchy cannot substitute governance: President

President Pranab Mukherjee today made a veiled attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's street protests saying government is not a "charity shop" and "populist anarchy" cannot be a substitute for governance.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Obama's presence at R-Day demonstrates growing ties: Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee said today that the presence of US President Barack Obama at the Republic Day parade will demonstrate to the world the growing ties of friendship and trust that bind the two democracies closely

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Mukherjee hosts Obama to sumptuous dinner

A lavish and sumptuous menu with dishes reflecting a variety of Indian cuisine awaited US President Barack Obama at the banquet hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday evening

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Don't make religion a cause for conflict: President

President Pranab Mukherjee today said political discourse that "cuts and wounds" people’s hearts was “abhorrent" to India’s traditional ethos

  • Monday, 21 June 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 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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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
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
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
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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
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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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
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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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