Jagmohan Dalmiya consensus candidate from Srini camp: Sources
Jagmohan Dalmiya consensus candidate from Srini camp: Sources

Veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya has emerged as a consensus candidate in the N Srinivasan camp for the post of president in the BCCI elections to be held here on Monday.

Clashes in Maldives as thousands call for president to quit

Clashes broke out in the Maldives on Friday after thousands gathered to protest against the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed and demand that current leader Abdulla Yameen resign.

Nothing new in President's address: Congress

The Congress Monday said President Pranab Mukherjee`s address to parliament had "nothing new", with party president Sonia Gandhi calling it a revamp of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) policies.

Education is priority of priorities for government: President
Education is priority of priorities for government: President

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said education was the "priority of priorities" for the government.

Farmers interest protected in land acquisition bill: President

 Hinting at the government's intent to seek a consensus on passing the land acquisition bill, President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the interest of farmers and land owners has been protected in the fine-tuning of the bill.

Nothing new in President's address: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi was on Monday unimpressed with the President's Address, which laid the roadmap of the Narendra Modi government, saying there was "nothing new" in it and talked about only some revamped UPA policies.

President Pranab Mukherjee seeks cooperation of MPs in smooth conduct of Parliament

 With clouds of storm hovering over Parliament's budget session, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday sought the "cooperation" of all MPs in the smooth conduct of legislative business but gave no indication of plans to bring changes in the controversial land acquisition ordinance.

Budget Session: Watch President Pranab Mukherjee's full speech

Watch the full speech of President Pranab Mukherjee during the Parliament's Budget Session.

Clean energy share will be at 15% of basket in 7 years: President Pranab
Clean energy share will be at 15% of basket in 7 years: President Pranab

Stressing the need to boost clean energy generation, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that the share of renewable power generation will be enhanced to 15 per cent of the total energy mix in the next seven years.

Liberia will end Ebola curfew and reopen borders, says president

Liberia plans to lift a night curfew imposed six months ago and reopen borders closed to contain the spread of Ebola, as the threat from the virus recedes, the president said on Friday.

Venezuelan leader steps up offensive against opposition

Venezuela`s socialist President Nicolas Maduro intensified his offensive against his most fervent opponents, sending the capital`s mayor to jail as prosecutors planned Friday to charge him with a "violent" anti-government conspiracy.

IAS officers should be proactive in dealing with new challenges: Prez Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday urged aspiring Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officers to be 'proactive, innovative and responsive' while dealing with the new challenges that have emerged due to the expansion and transformation of India in recent times.

Nigerian president calls for US help as Boko Haram invade city

Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan appealed for more US help in fighting Boko Haram, as the Islamists struck again on Saturday and called for a boycott of upcoming general elections.

Lankan President to arrive on Sunday for 4-day visit

In his first foreign visit after assuming charge, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will arrive here on Sunday on a four-day visit during which he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discuss key issues including peace and reconciliation process in his country.

President pardons 149 fans arrested during AFCON clashes
President pardons 149 fans arrested during AFCON clashes

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang has pardoned 149 people who were arrested following clashes during the host country`s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final defeat to Ghana.

President for involving Governors in internal security matters

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday favoured actively involving governors of states in internal security issues.

Ivorian president taps into nation`s football victory
Ivorian president taps into nation`s football victory

As members of Ivory Coast`s football team became national heroes with their dramatic Africa Cup of Nations victory, President Alassane Ouattara has moved to turn their popularity into a political scoring opportunity of his own.

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar meets President, claims majority to form govt in Bihar
JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar meets President, claims majority to form govt in Bihar

Taking the Bihar crisis to the door of the President, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar met Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday, saying that they had the majority to form government in Bihar.

Bihar turmoil: Nitish Kumar to meet President today in Delhi

The President’s House has given appointment to a JD(U)-led 12-member delegation for 7pm on Wednesday.

Bihar crisis: 'JD(U) will parade all 130 MLAs before Prez on Wednesday'
Bihar crisis: 'JD(U) will parade all 130 MLAs before Prez on Wednesday'

Aiming to put pressure on Bihar Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi for inviting him to form the next government in the state, former chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that his party will parade all 130 legislators who support him before the President in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday.