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.

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.

China reacts mildly to President’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

In a significant development, China has reacted mildly to President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, part of which is claimed by Beijing as its own territory.

President to visit Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland between Nov 29 and Dec 1, an official statement said Thursday.

Mukherjee to embark on two-day visit to West Bengal

President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two-day visit to West Bengal from on Thursday.

President returns home after Belgium, Turkey visit

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday returned from Belgium and Turkey, during which he held bilateral talks with the two countries on various issues including terrorism.

President leaves for Turkey

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday left for Turkey, the second leg of his tour, after he finished his four-day visit to Belgium where he attended a host of state events.

Reset moral compass to prevent crimes against women: President

Indians should reset their moral compass to prevent crimes against women which are projecting a distorted image of India, President Pranab Mukherjee has said in the backdrop of gang-rapes in Delhi and Mumbai which have outraged the nation.

President leaves on two-nation visit

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday left on a week-long foreign trip that will see him inaugurate a major Indian cultural festival in Brussels, Belgium, and pay a state visit to Turkey.