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.
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".
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.
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.
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.