President on West Bengal, UP, Odisha visit from on Thursday

President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a three-day visit beginning tomorrow to West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha to attend various programmes.

President Mukherjee to visit WB, UP and Odisha

President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha beginning Friday.

Quality education can transform India into leading nation: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said a "quality-oriented" education system is the "force multiplier" that shall transform the country into one of the leading nations of the world.

Science should benefit common man: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon scientists to use the Commonwealth Science Conference as a platform to generate fresh ideas that would benefit the common man.

President Pranab Mukherjee pens book on Indira years

A book by President Pranab Mukherjee is set to hit stands this December, publishers said today.

President Pranab Mukherjee chronicles decade of '70s in a book

 Drawing from personal diary extracts, conversations with key personalities and vital secondary literature, President Pranab Mukherjee has chronicled the fascinating decade of the 70's, including the crucial Emergency period, in a book that will be released in December, the publishers said Tuesday.

President to inaugurate Commonwealth science meet
President to inaugurate Commonwealth science meet

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Commonwealth Science Conference, which is being held in India for the first time, here Tuesday evening.

Leaders condole Murli Deora's death

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday condoled the death of veteran Congress leader and former union minister Murli S Deora, saying people shall value his significant contribution towards growth and progress of the country.

Raj Thackeray offers his last respects to Congress veteran Murli Deora

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray offered his last respects to former union minister and senior Congress leader Murli Deora here on Monday at the party office.

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles passing away of Murli Deora

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed profound sorrow over the demise of former Petroleum Minister Murli Deora.

President Mukherjee recalls Guru Teg Bahadur's sacrifices

President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the nation on the martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur, recalling his supreme sacrifice and message of love, peace and unity.

Strong defence imperative to preserve peace: President

Highlighting the importance of a strong defence to preserve harmony, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said though India is committed to peace, "we must be prepared to use our might to safeguard the sovereignty of our nation, if the need ever arise".

India must be prepared to use might if need arises: President

Cautioning against various threats facing the subcontinent, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said it was imperative for India to have an effective deterrence and strong defence to promote development and it must be prepared to use its "might" if the need arises.

Become breeding ground for tech advancements: Prez to varsities

Calling for greater engagement between academia and industries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked universities to become breeding ground for technological advancements and said success of initiatives like 'Make in India' hinges on manufacturing quality products.

President Mukherjee, PM Modi pay tribute to Indira Gandhi

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid tributes to late prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 97th birth anniversary.

Security tightened for President Pranab's visit to Itanagar

Elaborate security arrangements has been made here for the proposed visit of President Pranab Mukherjee to address the first convocation of the NIT on November 21.

President to visit Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Assam and Arunachal Pradesh from November 20-21, it was announced on Wednesday.

President congratulates Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth
President congratulates Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth for winning women's singles and men's singles titles respectively at the China Open 2014 Super Series Premier event.

Need to revamp education system, retain bright minds: President

Regretting that many institutes in India lack quality leading to outbound flow of students, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday emphasised on revamping the education system, retaining bright minds and attracting talent from abroad.

President Pranab confident of strengthened ties with Oman

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted the sultan and people of Oman on the eve of its national day, and expressed confidence that the mutually beneficial comprehensive partnership between the two nations will continue to further "diversify and strengthen".