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".
The Congress Working Committee on Tuesday extended the tenure of the party president Sonia Gandhi for another year. With these decision the chances of party vice president Rahul Gandhi taking over as party president this year has become remote.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday sought greater involvement of the society in achieving higher literacy targets and said that without education India cannot claim its pride of place among nations.
Shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with nearly 800 students from nine states, President Pranab Mukherjee himself turned teacher on Friday and taught school students about the country's political history.
President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders.
Ex-servicemen on Saturday took their 76-day-old agitation a notch higher seeking the intervention of President Pranab Mukherjee to resolve the vexed issue of 'One Rank One Pension', stating that if any "damage or mishap happens" to those on hunger strike he and the government will be "solely responsible".