Vajpayee, Malaviya named for Bharat Ratna

The President Pranab Mukherjee tweeted in the micro blogging site Twitter that he is pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles Sitara Devi's death
President Pranab Mukherjee condoles Sitara Devi's death

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the death of eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, saying the nation has "lost an accomplished veteran Kathak dancer".

Hindi a symbol of India's social and cultural unity, says President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday referred to Hindi as a symbol of India's social and cultural unity, adding that the language has a significant role in connecting the government and the people.

Delhi: Najeeb Jung gets President's nod to invite BJP to form govt

Delhi is expected to get a government soon as the President is reported to have given his nod to the Lieutenant Governor to explore options for government formation.

President gives nod for government formation in Delhi
President gives nod for government formation in Delhi

Delhi is expected to get a government soon as the President is reported to have given his nod to the Lieutenant Governor to explore options for government formation.

President Pranab Mukherjee leaves for Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday left for New Delhi after spending four days at his ancestral village Kiranhar in Birbhum district to participate in the family Durga Puja.

India, Vietnam ramp up ties, ink seven agreements

Signalling their intent to move closer in various spheres, India and Vietnam Monday signed seven agreements, including one for direct flights between their capitals, for scouting for oil, and an extended line of credit for purchase of defence equipment.

Vietnam an important pillar in India's Look-East policy: President

Ahead of his four-day trip to Vietnam beginning tomorrow, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday maintained that the South-East Asian nation was an important pillar in India's ' Look-East ' policy.

Sania Mirza has done India proud: President​
Sania Mirza has done India proud: President​

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated Indian tennis player Sania Mirza Saturday for winning the US Open mixed doubles title with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares.

HL Dattu likely to be next Chief Justice of India: Reports
HL Dattu likely to be next Chief Justice of India: Reports

Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu is most likely to take over as the next Chief Justice of India, media reports said on Wednesday.

Karunanidhi writes to President, PM, seeking Bharat Ratna for CN Annadurai

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking conferment of "Bharat Ratna" for party founder and Dravidian idealogue CN Annadurai.

Artist seeks 100 signatures on Sachin Tendulkar 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.

LoP issue: Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi meets President Pranab Mukherjee

In order to leave no stone unturned to get the post of Lok Sabha`s Leader of Opposition for her party, Congress president Sonia Gandhi met President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday.

Prez greets Obama on US Independence Day

Felicitating his American counterpart Barack Obama on the occasion of US Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee tonight said Indo-US strategic partnership seeks to transform not only the lives of people of the two countries but also to create a better world.

Prez to visit Jabalpur, Bhopal tomorrow

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Jabalpur and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh tomorrow to attend public functions.

Aim for the top: President Pranab Mukherjee

Observing that India had been a leader in higher education for 1,500 years from 3rd centrury BC, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday wondered "why cannot we occupy our rightful place in the committee of nations".

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Maharashtra today

President Pranab Mukherjee will Sunday visit Pune, Maharashtra to address the convocation of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement Saturday.

Environment can go hand in hand with development: President

Environment conservation can go hand in hand with development, and a transparent system will be put in place to ensure timely clearances to projects, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday.

President Pranab Mukherjee outlines Modi govt`s plan to revive `Brand India`

Outlining the priorities of the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, President Pranab Mukherjee said `Brand India` would be revived and that the government will work to fulfill the expectations of the citizens of the country.

President Pranab condoles death of IAF pilot in MIG crash

President Pranab on Tuesday expressed grief over the tragic death of an IAF pilot after his MIG-21 aircraft crashed during a sortie in Jammu and Kashmir.