Manipur bids farewell to its governor

The Manipur government Friday accorded a ceremonial farewell to outgoing Governor Vinod Kumar Duggal, who submitted his resignation to President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi Thursday.

Uphold constitution, protect fundamental rights: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told a visiting group of law students to "uphold the constitution" and "protect fundamental rights of the people under all circumstances," a statement by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Prez, VP, LS Speaker greet citizens for Ganesh Chaturthi

The President, Vice President and the Lok Sabha Speaker have greeted people for the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Friday and sought Lord Ganesha's blessings to overcome obstacles in the path of development in India.

Constitution, statecraft cannot be rigid in a democracy: Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said neither the Constitution nor the basic principles of statecraft can remain rigid and stagnant in a vibrant democracy. Mukherjee was addressing a group of LLB students of Hooghly Mohsin College of West Bengal who had called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

After quitting as Governor, Sheila Dikshit to join active politics?

Speculations are rife that senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit may soon return to active politics, a day after she quit as Kerala Governor.

Sushma Swaraj returns home after Vietnam visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday arrived here after her three-day visit to strategically-important Vietnam where she met with the country's top leadership and vowed to deepen bilateral ties.

Sheila Dikshit resigns as Kerala Governor

Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit tendered her resignation on Tuesday, a day after she met President Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Sheila Dikshit quits as Kerala Governor, says acted as per her conscience
Sheila Dikshit quits as Kerala Governor, says acted as per her conscience

Senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit quit as Kerala Governor on Tuesday and said that she acted as per her conscience.

Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Turkey President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday congratulated Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Prime Minister of Turkey on his election as that country`s President.

President condoles deaths in Madhya Pradesh stampede

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday condoled the loss of lives in a stampede at a temple in Madhya Pradesh.

MHA recommends names for Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa Governors

Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Goa are likely to have new Governors soon with the Home Ministry recommending names to the President for appointment to the posts.

President opens India`s first IIEST, seeks industry-academia synergy

Calling for a synergy between academia and industry, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday stressed on giving high priority to the upgradation of state-level institutions.

Quality of higher educational institutes saddening: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said poor standards of higher educational institutes in India compared to international benchmarks saddens him.

Om Prakash Kohli replaces Sankaranarayanan, takes oath as new Maharashtra Governor

Hours after K Sankaranarayanan resigned from his post, Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli on Sunday was sworn in as the new Governor of Maharashtra.

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.

Pranab hopes change will usher in higher growth trajectory

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said recent changes would shape India to log a higher growth trajectory.

No country can progress without innovation: President

President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed concern over India lagging behind other countries in having patents, and said no country can progress without innovation.

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.

President condoles Ananthamurthy`s death

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday condoled the death of writer UR Ananthamurthy, saying India will remember his invaluable contribution to literature.

Explore how quality of education can be improved: Prez to IITs

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday described IITs as "knowledge leaders" of the nation and asked them to explore how quality of education can be improved.