President indicates displeasure on Dadri, says India's core values non-negotiable
President indicates displeasure on Dadri, says India's core values non-negotiable

Apparently referring to the Dadri lynching episode, President Pranab Mukherjee, Wednesday, asserted that the core values of India's civilisation cannot be given the slip.

Mukherjee's visit to deepen India, Israel friendship: President

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has said that his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee's maiden visit will deepen their friendship.

Few takers for Hindi in DU, teachers petition HRD to make it compulsory

Concerned about the dwindling number of students opting for Hindi in Delhi University, a section of teachers have petitioned the HRD ministry to make the language compulsory again.

Israel, India aim to step up bilateral ties during Pranab Mukherjee visit

India and Israel will aim to further step up bilateral engagement and are likely to sign three MoUs in water, energy and education sectors during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the Jewish nation later this month, which will be first ever by an Indian Head of State.

President Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 146th birth anniversary

PresidentPranab Mukherjee paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 146th birth anniversary at his Raj Ghat memorial here.

CBI raids at Virbhadra residences: HP ministers, Cong MLAs meet Prez

 Rallying behind embattled Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh after CBI raids at his residences in a disproportionate assets case, a delegation of state ministers, Congress MLAs and leaders today submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking "appropriate action" to uphold democratic traditions.

Prez stresses on affordable, accessible healthcare for elderly

Citing increase in life expectancy, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday emphasised on providing affordable and accessible medical care for the elderly.

President Pranab Mukherjee greets Guinea on National Day eve

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday greeted the people of the Republic of Guinea on the eve of their National Day.

Visva-Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta resigns
Visva-Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta resigns

Visva-Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta, who was held guilty of administrative irregularities by the HRD Ministry resigned on Thursday.

Nehru's foreign policies relevant even today: President

The goals enshrined by first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in foreign policy of the country remain relevant even today and have assumed greater salience in the era of economic liberalisation, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Wednesday.

India must make full use of Iran nuclear deal: Pranab Mukherjee

Ahead of lifting of sanctions against Iran, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday pressed for reviving the long talked about Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline and using the Chabahar port to forge closer ties with the Persian Gulf nation.

Mamata Banerjee gives CD containing Subhas Chandra Bose files to President

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday handed over a CD containing files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose to President Pranab Mukherjee.

Pranab Mukherjee congratulates ISRO on space observatory launch

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on the successful launch of ASTROSAT, India's dedicated space observatory.

NEHU gets new vice-chancellor

 Chemical scientist Sri Krishna Srivastava has been appointed the new vice-chancellor of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) here in Meghalaya, officials said on Monday.

V Shanmuganathan to hold additional charge of Manipur Guv

 V Shanmuganathan, Meghalaya Governor, has been given an additional charge of Manipur after the demise of incumbent Syed Ahmed Khan.

Delhi govt to bring laws to stop illicit donations in private schools soon

Delhi government is bringing laws to prevent siphoning of funds by private schools in the city and to ensure transparent admissions by preventing "illicit" donations, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday.

Sisodia to meet President Mukherjee to discuss changes in education system

 Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is also the state Education Minister, is likely to meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday.

Sacking Visva Bharati VC: HRD Ministry seeks legal opinion from Law Ministry

Acting swiftly, HRD Ministry on Thursday approached the Law Ministry to seek legal opinion on the sacking of Visva Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Duttagupta.

SC declines to hear plea for guidelines for parliament

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it knew its "Lakshman Rekha" (boundary) as one of the three pillars of state apparatus as it declined to entertain a PIL seeking framing of guidelines for smooth functioning of the parliament without disruption.

President extend greetings on the eve of Eid-ul Zuha

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday extended greetings on the eve of Eid-ul-Zuha and hoped that the festival is celebrated by all communities and regions of India together as a "composite civilisation".