Pranab Mukherjee

When Pranab Mukherjee's dog bit Atal Bihari Vajpayee

When Pranab Mukherjee's dog bit Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Paying respects to the late leader,  Sharmistha Mukherjee recalled the time when her dog 'daku' bit former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Aug 19, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
Pranab Mukherjee pens emotional tribute for DMK patriarch Karunanidhi

Pranab Mukherjee pens emotional tribute for DMK patriarch Karunanidhi

Former president Pranab Mukherjee penned an emotional tribute for DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, who died at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital on Tuesday evening. Recalling the five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister as a “crusader for the poor and the marginalised”, Mukherjee said that he was a “pillar of strength” for many coalition governments at the Centre.

Aug 07, 2018, 22:02 PM IST
After Pranab Mukherjee, Ratan Tata to share stage with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

After Pranab Mukherjee, Ratan Tata to share stage with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Tata and Bhagwat will share the stage at an event organised by Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti, an NGO affiliated to the RSS, on August 24.

Jul 10, 2018, 14:36 PM IST
July 1 to be celebrated as 'GST Day', government to highlight achievements

July 1 to be celebrated as 'GST Day', government to highlight achievements

While the jury is still out on whether GST has achieved its listed objectives, the PM Modi-government continues to put it as one of its major achievements.

Jun 30, 2018, 23:49 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee's visit spiked requests to join RSS, mostly from Bengal

Pranab Mukherjee's visit spiked requests to join RSS, mostly from Bengal

Former president Pranab Mukherjee's presence at an RSS valedictory session earlier this month has spiked people's requests to join the organisation, particularly in his native West Bengal, a senior state RSS leader claimed today.

Jun 26, 2018, 07:40 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi says Congress trying to woo Hindus, calls Rahul Gandhi’s Iftar party ‘hypocrisy of highest order’

Asaduddin Owaisi says Congress trying to woo Hindus, calls Rahul Gandhi’s Iftar party ‘hypocrisy of highest order’

This is the hypocrisy of the highest order. Congress is not interested in Muslim empowerment, said Owaisi.

Jun 14, 2018, 16:27 PM IST

Now that he has charmed RSS at Nagpur, Pranab Mukherjee should visit AMU to discuss Nehru and Jinnah

Here's an interesting take on ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's recent visit to the RSS HQ in Nagpur and the bitter controversies related to Nehru and Jinnah at the AMU.

Jun 14, 2018, 09:50 AM IST
Opposition leaders, former president Pranab Mukherjee attend Rahul Gandhi's Iftar party

Opposition leaders, former president Pranab Mukherjee attend Rahul Gandhi's Iftar party

The Congress did not hold an Iftar party, which marks the customary breaking of the day-long fast in the holy month of Ramzan, during the past two years. 

Jun 13, 2018, 20:58 PM IST
Surgical strike to relations with Modi, Pranab to pen book on experiences as President of India

Surgical strike to relations with Modi, Pranab to pen book on experiences as President of India

Pranab Mukherjee took to Twitter to say that he looks forward to “penning down my Presidential Years”.

Jun 13, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to host Iftar party; Pranab Mukherjee likely to attend, Arvind Kejriwal not invited

Rahul Gandhi to host Iftar party; Pranab Mukherjee likely to attend, Arvind Kejriwal not invited

Iftar marks the customary breaking of the daylong fast during the holy month of Ramzan.

Jun 13, 2018, 06:35 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi has invited Pranab Mukherjee for Iftar event: Congress' Randeep Surjewala

Rahul Gandhi has invited Pranab Mukherjee for Iftar event: Congress' Randeep Surjewala

Iftar marks the customary breaking of the daylong fast during the holy month of Ramzan.

Jun 12, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
Pranab Mukherjee, Arvind Kejriwal not invited for Rahul Gandhi's Iftar party

Pranab Mukherjee, Arvind Kejriwal not invited for Rahul Gandhi's Iftar party

Sources told Zee News that former Vice President Hamid Ansari has also not been invited for Rahul Gandhi’s Iftar party.

Jun 11, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
RSS planning to put forth Pranab Mukherjee as Prime Minister candidate, feels Shiv Sena

RSS planning to put forth Pranab Mukherjee as Prime Minister candidate, feels Shiv Sena

Days after former President Pranab Mukherjee attended a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) event in Nagpur, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) estranged ally Shiv Sena has hit out at the right-wing organisation. Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that inviting Mukherjee to the event might be an attempt aimed at 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Jun 10, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
All you need to know: June 9, 2018

All you need to know: June 9, 2018

Jun 09, 2018, 21:12 PM IST
Congress is finished: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi after Pranab Mukherjee attends RSS event in Nagpur

Congress is finished: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi after Pranab Mukherjee attends RSS event in Nagpur

AIMIM chief has attacked Congress after former president Pranab Mukherjee attended the RSS event in Nagpur.

Jun 09, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
Glad that Pranab told RSS what's wrong with its ideology: Chidambaram

Glad that Pranab told RSS what's wrong with its ideology: Chidambaram

Former president Pranab Mukherjee had attended an RSS event in Nagpur despite extreme criticism.

Jun 08, 2018, 21:27 PM IST
RSS unites with Congress, condemns fake images of Pranab Mukherjee at Sangh HQ

RSS unites with Congress, condemns fake images of Pranab Mukherjee at Sangh HQ

Days like this don't come often.

Jun 08, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
'Praiseworthy example': LK Advani's thumbs up to Pranab Mukherjee for attending RSS event

'Praiseworthy example': LK Advani's thumbs up to Pranab Mukherjee for attending RSS event

Advani said that the views shared by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Pranab had a lot in common and expressed hope that such conversations will help in creating an atmosphere of tolerance, harmony and cooperation.

Jun 08, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
Argumentative family: Sharmistha Mukherjee defends criticism of father Pranab's RSS speech

Argumentative family: Sharmistha Mukherjee defends criticism of father Pranab's RSS speech

All is well in the Mukherjee household, public arguments notwithstanding. 

Jun 08, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Evil then, virtuous now? Manish Tewari attacks Pranab Mukherjee for attending RSS event

Evil then, virtuous now? Manish Tewari attacks Pranab Mukherjee for attending RSS event

"Was it an attempt at ideological rapprochement/lowering bitterness in political firmament/positioning as cynics suggest," Manish Tewari questioned Pranab.

Jun 08, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

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