Praise of NDA government based on facts: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said his praise of the Narendra Modi government was based on facts.

President Pranab Mukherjee returns after 'highly successful' Vietnam visit

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday returned home after a "highly successful" four-day visit to Vietnam during which key pacts to further strengthen bilateral ties were signed.

President visits historic 'Cu Chi' tunnels in Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday visited the historic 'Cu Chi' tunnels - one of the 'most bombed, shelled and devastated areas' of world military history located near this Vietnamese city.

President wraps up Vietnam tour; leaves for home

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday wrapped up his four-day state visit to Vietnam and left for home after inking key pacts and declaring a united Indo-Vietnam stand for free navigation in the disputed waters of South China Sea and adjoining maritime areas.

India, Vietnam to secure sea lanes against terror, crimes

India and Vietnam have agreed to work for securing the sea lanes in their international waters to safeguard maritime security in the face of threats posed by terrorists and transnational crimes.

Modi govt created favourable atmosphere for India: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday had some words of praise for the new Indian government as he credited it for not only initiating steps to bring the economy on a better path but also for creating a "favourable" atmosphere for India across the globe.

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.

India, Vietnam ink 7 pacts; call for 'freedom' of navigation

Strategically important oil and gas cooperation and extension of a USD 100 million credit by India for defence purchases are among the seven pacts inked between India and Vietnam as they called for "freedom" of navigation in the South China Sea, a remark that could irk China which has been claiming territorial sovereignty over the high seas.

Sapling of Bodhi tree planted in Vietnam

 A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here Monday.

Aquatic puppetry entertains President Mukherjee in Vietnam

Arriving in Vietnam on a four-day state visit, President Pranab Mukherjee did not immediately engage in statecraft with his hosts having arranged an entertaining diversion for him -- a show of famed Water Puppets featuring water-spouting dragons, harvesting and other scenes of pastoral life as well as re-enaction of legends.

Sapling of Bodhi tree planted in Vietnam

A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here on Monday.

India, Vietnam ink seven agreements

 India and Vietnam on Monday signed seven agreements, including one on air services and another on scouting for oil.

President Pranab Mukherjee appeals for popularisation of Hindi

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday appealed for popularisation of Hindi, saying it has a special place among all languages in the country.

Hindi, regional languages must be encouraged: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the use of Hindi and regional languages must be encouraged.

President Pranab Mukherjee leaves for Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday embarked on a four-day state visit to strategically important Vietnam during which he will hold talks with top leaders there as the two countries will ink pacts in key areas of oil exploration and air connectivity sectors.

Prez to visit Vietnam from Sept 14, oil pact on table

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vietnam from September 14 during which a number of pacts are expected to be inked including cooperation in strategic oil sector that may not go down well with China which has been protesting Indian presence in oil blocks in South China Sea.

Oral health integral to overall health: President

Oral health was integral to overall health and most people were unaware of its significance, President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.

Delhi govt formation: Kejriwal meets LG, asks him to withdraw letter to President
Delhi govt formation: Kejriwal meets LG, asks him to withdraw letter to President

Messing up the process of government formation in Delhi, a delegation of Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Wednesday met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and urged him to "revise" his September 4 letter to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking permission to invite the Bharatiya Janata Party to form a "stable government".

Bring literacy rate on par with world's leading societies: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday emphasised on stepping up efforts toward complete eradication of illiteracy from the country with enhanced focus on improving literacy rate among SC, ST, minorities and disadvantaged sections of the society.

President Pranab Mukherjee to gift Bodhi tree sapling to Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee will gift "a sapling" of the sacred Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya to Vietnam during his visit to that country, a temple official said Monday.