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Universities should be bastions of free speech, debate: President Mukherjee

Universities should be bastions of free speech, debate: President Mukherjee

At the first convocation of Nalanda University, he said the varsity reflects an idea, a culture which flourished for 1,200 years before it was destroyed in the 13th century.

Attacks on dalits, minorities should be dealt with firmly: President Mukherjee on eve of Independence Day

Attacks on dalits, minorities should be dealt with firmly: President Mukherjee on eve of Independence Day

The President cautioned against "unmindful pursuit" of a divisive political agenda and polarising debates by groups and individuals, saying they lead to institutional "travesty" and constitutional "subversion".

India will grow only when we all grow: President Pranab Mukherjee

India will grow only when we all grow: President Pranab Mukherjee

India will grow only when all sections of society grow, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday while addressing the nation on the eve of the 70th Independence Day.

President's son Abhijeet inducted in AMU governing body

President's son Abhijeet inducted in AMU governing body

Besides Mukherjee, among others elected from the Learned Professions and Industry category is Syed Zillur Rahman, noted expert in the field of Unani Medicine.

President Mukherjee, PM Modi condemns suicide attack in Kabul

"The Government of India stands ready to extend all possible assistance to the government and people of Afghanistan," President Mukherjee said in a statement.

Mamata arrives in Darjeeling

Banerjee will be on the side of the President during his stay in Darjeeling and the state government will felicitate him, officials said.

President confers 51st Jnanpith Award on Raghuveer Chaudhari

The president said mortal beings do not remain but their creations remain for a long time and therein lies the success of a master creator. 

Terrorism, smuggling, drugs linked: President Pranab Mukherjee

President on Sunday presented the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drugs) Abuse on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Priyanka's house near President's retreat poses security risk, withdraw permission: BJP MLA to Centre

Priyanka's house near President's retreat poses security risk, withdraw permission: BJP MLA to Centre

The construction of her house, near the summer residence of the President, is reportedly going on for the past six years.

Chinese firms have issues in investing in India: Chinese leader

Chinese firms have issues in investing in India: Chinese leader

President Pranab Mukherjee asked Chinese investors to be a "partner in India`s growth story" and assured a conducive business environment during his recent visit to Guangzhou, but a senior leader of China`s top advisory body feels there are still "some issues" in opening shop in India.

President concerned over country's poor healthcare

Expressing concern over poor healthcare, mainly in the country's rural areas of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday favoured its expansion to ensure equitable and quality services.

President pained at attacks on African students; Ola driver assaulted by Africans

President pained at attacks on African students; Ola driver assaulted by Africans

African students in India should have no reason to fear for their safety and security. The bonds between the people of India and the people of Africa have been forged since time immemorial, the president said.

NEET not deferred but implemented from May 1, President's nod has given it statutory support: JP Nadda

NEET not deferred but implemented from May 1, President's nod has given it statutory support: JP Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday said that the presidential nod to the Centre's Ordinance on NEET has given it a much-needed statutory support.

NEET: President Pranab Mukherjee signs Centre's Ordinance on uniform medical entrance examination

NEET: President Pranab Mukherjee signs Centre's Ordinance on uniform medical entrance examination

The presidential nod to the Centre's Ordinance or the executive order will now put on hold the common medical exam NEET for a year.

PM Modi greets nation on Buddha Purnima

PM Modi greets nation on Buddha Purnima

With entire nation celebrating Buddha Purnima , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that Gautam Buddha`s noble teachings have made an impact on millions of people over centuries.

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles passing away of Baba Hardev Singh

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the passing away of Baba Hardev Singh, spiritual leader and head of the Sant Nirankari Mission.

Imbibe ideals of Tagore that rejected no race, culture: President

Imbibe ideals of Tagore that rejected no race, culture: President

Tagore's life and work continue to be a source of immense inspiration to the people of our nation and the world, President Pranab Mukherjee said.

Without dissent, parliamentary system is dysfunctional: Pranab Mukherjee

Without dissent, parliamentary system is dysfunctional: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee also laid a wreath at the World War II Hall of Memories of the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

President honours brave sons of Manipur on Khongjom Day

President honours brave sons of Manipur on Khongjom Day

The President arrived at the Tulihal International Airport in Imphal at 2.20 pm and was airlifted to the recently constructed Kodompokpi helipad ground in Thoubal district.

CPSEs must take steps to unlock surplus resources to boost job creation: President

CPSEs must take steps to unlock surplus resources to boost job creation: President

Mukherjee highlighted the significant role played by central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) in the country's development and noted that long-term growth prospects of the Indian economy continue to be positive.