The process of selection and appointment of judges should conform to the highest of standards, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday, describing an independent judiciary as the "cornerstone" of democracy.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday condoled the passing away of former Nepal Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa, terming him a `visionary statesman` who had served the people of his country with great dedication.
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Prince Karim Aga Khan were among the eminent personalities awarded the Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Wednesday.
President Pranab Mukherjee will on April 11 inaugurate the northeast festival 'Songs and Dances of Northeast' showcasing the rich cultural ethnicity and diversity of the region, an official here said on Tuesday.
President Pranab Mukherjee will honour six people from various fields, including Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and Academy award joint winner lyricist Gulzar, at the 64th annual convocation of Panjab University here on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a statement in Lok Sabha to conclude a two-day discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the President Pranab Mukherjee's Budget speech. During an hour-long speech in the Lok Sabha the Prime Minister attacked the Opposition for opposing the crucial land bill and other major initiatives of the BJP government and reiterated that growth and development of all will always remain his top priority.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Prophet Mohammad's birthday Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi. PM wished that the spirit of peace and harmony gets strengthened in the country, while President urged to resolve to "help the needy and work for the wellbeing of all".