Prez poll: Mulayam votes for Sangma by mistake

Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday mistakenly cast his vote in favour of Opposition-backed candidate PA Sangma in place of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee by as voting began in Parliament House.

Goa: 100 percent voting for Presidential Poll

Voting for the election of president of India concluded in Goa with the entire electoral college casting their votes Thursday.

Not severing ties with Sena over its support to Pranab

Maharashtra BJP president Sudhir Mungantiwar Wednesday said the 25-year-old alliance with Shiv Sena would not be snapped although Bal Thackeray`s party had extended support to Pranab Mukherjee for the presidential poll.

Kejriwal asks Pranab to face independent probe

A day after Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee trashed Team Anna`s allegations of corruption against him, its key member Arvind Kejriwal said he should face an independent probe to prove his innocence.

No rift with Trinamool: Congress

Congress on Monday said that Trinamol Congress is an important constituent of the UPA coalition government and there is no rift between the two parties.

Admin must prevent campus violence: Pranab

Union Finance Minister Pranab
Mukherjee on Suday said the WB administration
must ensure that the law and order situation was kept under
control.

Pranab aware 2G note content: Gopalan to JPC

Finance Minister Pranab
Mukherjee was aware of the contents of the controversial 2G
note, a top official said.

Pranab urges industrialists to be more interactive

Union Finance Minister
Pranab Mukherjee today advocated regular interaction among
members of various chambers of commerce and industry.

Govt expects growth at 7.5% in FY’12: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said it
would strive to build political consensus and hoped the economy would grow by 7.5% this fiscal.

Joshi praises Pranab`s defence of CAG and PAC

Joshi was speaking at the valedictory function of the 150
years of the institution of Comptroller and Auditor General of
India.

Pranab justifies Malik`s observation on Kasab

Union Finance minister Pranab
Mukherjee said Pakistan`s Interior Minister Rehman
Malik has rightly commented that Ajmal Kasab, should be
hanged.

Pranab woos Mamata on petrol price hike

Seeking to placate the TMC, FM Pranab Mukherjee said it was
"perfectly legitimate" for any UPA ally to express concern on petrol price hike issue.

Tagore a great soul of India: Pranab

Describing Rabindranath Tagore as
a "great soul of India", Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today paid rich tributes to the Nobel Laureate saying he shunned the politics of nationalism.

Pranab conducts Durga puja at ancestral village

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today stepped into the role of a priest to conduct traditional rituals of ‘Mahasaptami’, the first day of Durga puja, at his ancestral house in Miriti village of Birbhum district.

`Civil society leaders behaving like legislators`

Union Finance Minister Pranab
Mukherjee said that the leaders of the civil society
movement for a Lokpal Bill have given an impression as if they
have become legislators.

Will work with civil society against graft: Pranab

The government may disagree with
social activists like Anna Hazare on the Lokpal issue, but it
on Wednesday vowed that its fight against corruption will continue
with the help of civil society and independent judiciary.

Govt to seize illegal funds stashed by foreigners

India will introduce a bill in the monsoon session of Parliament that will enable confiscation of illegal money stashed in India by foreigners, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday.

There is need for critical analysis of Tagore`s works: Pranab

There is a need for a critical analysis of the works of Tagore to understand his ideologies, Pranab Mukherjee said today.

Purulia armsdrop: FM rubbishes judicial probe demand

Senior Congress leader Pranab
Mukherjee ridiculed the demand for a judicial inquiry by
West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and his
party into the "political conspiracy" behind the arms drop in
Purulia 16 years ago.

Pranab appeals to rebel leaders to withdraw candidature

Congress Friday appealed to the remaining dissidents to withdraw their candidature to defeat the ruling Left Front.