President to attend valedictory function of All India Services in Mussoorie

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, on Friday.

President Pranab Mukherjee pens book on Indira years

A book by President Pranab Mukherjee is set to hit stands this December, publishers said today.

President, PM invited to National Games
President, PM invited to National Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee are expected to attend the opening and closing ceremonies of the much-awaited 35th edition of the National Games, to be held in different venues across Kerala early next year.

President Mukherjee to visit Norway, Finland from Oct 12

President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two-nation visit to Norway and Finland from October 12 during which he will meet Heads of the States and important functionaries.

President Pranab Mukherjee in Ho Chi Minh City; history, art on show

President Pranab Mukherjee reached the business capital of Vietnam on the second leg of his four-day visit during which he will visit various historic sites, attend a cultural programme and meet the local Indian community.

President bestows controversy-marred Arjuna awards
President bestows controversy-marred Arjuna awards

 Mired in selection controversies and devoid of a Khel Ratna for the first time in 20 years, the National Sports Awards were on Friday presented by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here in a ceremony which was severely short on star power.

Congress MP criticises President for ignoring UPA feats

A Congress Rajya Sabha member from Goa Friday criticized President Pranab Mukherjee for ignoring the achievements of the Congress-led UPA governments in his address to Parliament earlier this week.

Government will focus on high-end research, innovation: Indian President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said that the government will focus on high-end research and nurturing innovation.

President approves dissolution of Andhra Pradesh Assembly

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his approval for the dissolution of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and a fresh proclamation of central rule in the state.

India needs effective deterrence through strong defence: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said the country needed an effective deterrence through strong a defence force which is essential for preserving peace in the march on the path of economic growth.

Need to change mental and moral make-up: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said that legislation alone cannot emancipate women and stressed on the need for a fundamental re-setting of mental and moral make-up, civic sense and social conduct.

Sachin Tendulkar, Professor CNR Rao receive Bharat Ratna

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof CNR Rao were on Tuesday conferred with the country`s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function held at the `Durbar Hall` of Rashtrapati Bahavan.

President to address the nation today

President Pranab Mukherjee will address the nation on Saturday on the eve of the 65th Republic Day.

Kolkata gang-rape victim`s family to meet President today, seek CBI probe

The parents of the Kolkata gang-rape victim are expected to meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday demanding a probe by the Central Investigation Agency into the case.

President condoles passing away of Swami Nityananda Maharaj

President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Swami Nityananda Maharaj, the Founder Secretary of Ramakrishana Vivekananda Mission.

NGO stands by Justice Ganguly, writes to President, PMO

Terming any move to remove Justice (retd) AK Ganguly as chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission a violation of the Right to Life and Liberty guaranteed by the Constitution, an NGO has written to the President and the PMO seeking "justice".

Prejudice, injustice against Dalits still exists: President

Prejudice and injustice against scheduled castes still exists in India, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Friday.

Need to identify inspired teachers to shape young minds: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said it would not be possible for India to occupy high tables in international society unless it improves the quality of higher education and stressed on the need to identify inspired teachers who could shape young minds.

Naxalism a serious threat: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday termed the violent Naxal movement as a "serious threat" to the country`s peace and security and called upon security forces to effectively counter this challenge.

President Pranab Mukherjee returns from Johannesburg

President Pranab Mukherjee returned here on Wednesday from Johannesburg where he attended a memorial service for South Africa`s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.