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President confers gallantry awards

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 16:17

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday conferred three Kirti Chakras and nine Shaurya Chakras on armed forces personnel for displaying "conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion" to duty at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

President approves dissolution of Andhra Pradesh Assembly

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:53

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his approval for the dissolution of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and a fresh proclamation of central rule in the state.

Prez greets countrymen on `Ram Navami`

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:50

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted countrymen on `Ram Navami`, saying the festival inspires people to model their lives on Shri Ram, the "embodiment of highest moral and ethical principles".

India needs effective deterrence through strong defence: President

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:24

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said the country needed an effective deterrence through strong a defence force which is essential for preserving peace in the march on the path of economic growth.

President praises Pawar for `tremendous progress` in farming sector

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 15:45

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday praised Union Minister Sharad Pawar for the "tremendous progress" witnessed by the country`s farming sector during his 10-years at the helm of the Agriculture Ministry.

Backlog of cases `disturbing`: Prez

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 23:26

President Pranab Mukherjee termed as "disturbing" backlog of cases in courts in country but appreciated efforts of Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam in taking initiatives.

Sachin Tendulkar, Professor CNR Rao receive Bharat Ratna

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 12:52

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof CNR Rao were on Tuesday conferred with the country`s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function held at the `Durbar Hall` of Rashtrapati Bahavan.

Rashtrapati Bhavan reception on Youtube

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 22:01

In a first, the video of `At Home` function hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the Republic Day has been uploaded on Youtube for general public.

President Mukherjee hosts `At Home` reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 00:45

On the occasion of 65th Republic Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday hosted the traditional `At Home` reception on the lawns of the palatial Rashtrapati Bhavan.

`Arvind Kejriwal must rise above anarchist attitude after Prez warning`

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 16:16

A day after President Pranab Mukherjee in his Republic Day eve address made remarks hitting out at "populist anarchy", the opposition Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has strongly backed his statements.

Kiran Reddy gives notice for sending back Telangana bill to President

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 22:51

In an unprecedented move, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy Saturday submitted a notice to assembly Speaker N Manohar for moving a resolution to send back the Telangana bill to the president, opposing the state`s bifurcation.

President to address the nation today

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 02:05

President Pranab Mukherjee will address the nation on Saturday on the eve of the 65th Republic Day.