President, PM greet the nation on Diwali

President Pranab Mukherkjee and PM Manmohan Singh greeted people on eve of Diwali, saying festival marked triumph of good over evil and was occasion to strengthen bonds of brotherhood in the society.

Empowering women can tackle gender disparity: Prez

President Pranab Mukherkjee on Monday said here that gender disparity can be tackled only through economic empowerment of women and improving their role in governance.