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Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls from 2024 as PM Modi, President Mukherjee pitch for it

Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls from 2024 as PM Modi, President Mukherjee pitch for it

The Niti Aayog has suggested a synchronised two-phase Lok Sabha and assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum 'campaign-mode' disruption to governance.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan to arrive in New Delhi

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan to arrive in New Delhi

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan will arrive in New Delhi on Sunday on a two-day visit to India.

Vinod Khanna death: President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi mourn veteran actor's demise

Vinod Khanna death: President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi mourn veteran actor's demise

Bollywood's legendary actor and politician Vinod Khanna breathed his last on April 27, 2017, at 11.20 am in Mumbai. The entire nation woke up to this terrible news and social media has been fluttering with the condolence posts.

Blending tradition with modernity, Osmania University turns 100

It was India's first university to adopt Urdu as the medium of instruction -- but with English as a compulsory subject. And, as it turns 100 on Wednesday, Osmania University has blended tradition with modernity to emerge as one of the country's oldest and most prestigious institutes of higher learning.

Goa varsity confers D Litt on President

 President Pranab Mukherjee was on Tuesday bestowed with a D Litt degree by the Goa University.

Sukma naxal attack: President observes two-minute silence

President Pranab Mukherjee today observed two-minute silence to pay respect to the 25 CRPF personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to start new diplomatic blitz with India visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to start new diplomatic blitz with India visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to launch a new foreign policy initiative starting with a visit to India at the end of this month.

Congress to take a call on Presidential candidate after consulting Opposition

Congress to take a call on Presidential candidate after consulting Opposition

Besides Nitish Kumar, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury had yesterday met Sonia Gandhi on possible confabulations over a joint presidential candidate by the opposition.

Congress sets up policy-planning group on J&K

The Congress, which has been critical of both the Centre and the PDP-BJP coalition government over their handling of the Jammu and Kashmir situation, set up a policy-planning group led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the state on Wednesday.

Nepal President's visit to India 'fruitful': Foreign Affairs Minister Prakash Sharan

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari's ongoing state visit to India has been "fruitful" in enhancing the bilateral relations and goodwill between the two neighbours, Foreign Affairs Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat said here today.

President Pranab Mukherjee, ministers may have to give speeches in Hindi

President Pranab Mukherjee, ministers may have to give speeches in Hindi

All dignitaries, including the President and ministers, may soon start giving speeches in Hindi if a parliamentary panel's recommendations accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee are implemented.

Sushma Swaraj calls on Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, now on an official visit to the country, here on Tuesday.

Nepal President accorded ceremonial welcome

Nepal President accorded ceremonial welcome

President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari was accorded a ceremonial welcome on Tuesday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

To keep India united, celebrate its diversity: President

To keep India united, celebrate its diversity: President

The President said 190 years of British rule left a very dark chapter which is described by the students of history as the drainage of resources from India.

Nepal President arrives on India visit

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will be given a ceremonial reception and accorded a guard of honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

India should aspire to become global power of happiness: President Pranab Mukherjee

India should aspire to become global power of happiness: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday underscored the need for India to be a global powerhouse not just in terms of economic parameters but also 'Gross National Happiness'.

Delhi Congress leaders urge President for action against AAP govt

A delegation of Delhi Congress leaders on Thrusday met President Pranab Mukherjee to urge him for action on the Shunglu Committee report on the workings of the AAP government in Delhi.

Shunglu Committee report: Congressmen meet President, seek FIR against AAP government

Shunglu Committee report: Congressmen meet President, seek FIR against AAP government

Delhi Congress leaders on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee and sought his intervention to register an FIR against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government over corruption allegations by Shunglu Committee.

Discussed religious conversions, EVM row with President: DMK

Discussed religious conversions, EVM row with President: DMK

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), which was part of the delegation that met President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday.

GST inches closer to July rollout: President Pranab Mukherjee clears 4 supporting bills

GST inches closer to July rollout: President Pranab Mukherjee clears 4 supporting bills

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday gave assent to four supporting legislations related to Goods and Services Tax (GST).