Approached to sketch parliament calendar: artist Jogen Chowdhury

Artist and Trinamool MP Jogen Chowdhury, the first artist-in-residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Friday said he has been approached by Rajya Sabha's secretary general to contribute sketches for a calendar themed on parliament.

President, PM Modi greet teachers

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the teachers throughout the country on the occasion of Teachers` Day.

HL Dattu likely to be next Chief Justice of India: Reports
HL Dattu likely to be next Chief Justice of India: Reports

Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu is most likely to take over as the next Chief Justice of India, media reports said on Wednesday.

Artist seeks 100 signatures on Sachin portrait

Painter Venkatesh Kandunoori is on a mission - to collect signatures of important people on a large sized celebratory sketch of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Help develop cutting edge technologies: President to IITs

President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon IITs to play a pivotal role in India`s endeavour to develop newer, cutting edge technologies and utilise them to create in-house technology solutions for domestic requirements.

Pranab asks IITs to improve quality of education

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked the IITs to explore ways to improve the country`s quality of higher education so that India can become a global supplier of skilled manpower.

Four artists to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan

Four artists have been invited to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as part of an exclusive programme aimed at providing an environment to inspire creative thinking and rejuvenate artistic impulses.

Jogen Chowdhary is first artist in-residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan

After innovators, it is turn of Rajya Sabha member Jogen Chowdhary to be the first guest under `In-Residence Scheme for Writers and Artists` at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

New Rashtrapati Bhavan museum to open today

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a museum at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

President to visit West Bengal, Telangana

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Telangana Aug 1-2, Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Thursday.

New Rashtrapati Bhavan museum to open Friday

President Pranab Mukherjee will Friday inaugurate a museum at Rashtrapati Bhavan, an official statement said Wednesday.

Kaptan Singh Solanki new Haryana governor

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday appointed senior BJP leader Kaptan Singh Solanki as the next governor of Haryana, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said here.

Prez completes 2 yrs in office, new museum to open for public at Rashtrapati Bhavan

To mark the completion of two years of President Pranab Mukherjee in office, Rashtrapati Bhavan will soon throw open an audio-visual museum chronicling history and treasure troves of the highest office of the country.

First citizen a busy host at Rashtrapati Bhavan

In the two years that President Pranab Mukherjee has spent so far at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the country`s first citizen has shown a marked preference for playing the gracious host over being a travelling head of state.

Rs 17.60 lakh were spent on Modi`s oath-taking ceremony

An expenditure of at least Rs 17.60 lakh was incurred on the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan, an RTI reply has found.

Narendra Modi govt appoints new governors for four states

The Narendra Modi-led BJP government on Monday appointed new governors for Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Gujarat, a release from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Coffee table book on President to be released today

President Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of a coffee table book, "First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan".

President Pranab Mukherjee makes Twitter debut

In a bid to connect with netizens, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday joined the popular social networking website Twitter.

Coffee table book on President to be released on Wednesday

President Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of a coffee table book, "First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan" Wednesday, an official release said on Tuesday.

Innovation scholars-in-residence scheme at Rashtrapati Bhavan to commence today

Five innovation scholars selected under the innovation scholars-in-residence scheme of Rashtrapati Bhavan will stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan for a period of twenty days beginning Tuesday.