Tag: Pranab Mukherjee

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
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
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

Legendary cricketer Sachin

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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