President Pranab Mukherjee turns professor on Teachers' Day-eve

The preamble of the Indian constitution, the Bengal famine and post-liberalisation India figured in President Pranab Mukherjee`s lecture delivered to students of a senior secondary government school on the eve of Teachers` Day eve here Friday.

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- PM Modi in his Teacher's Day's special program said that school's should give Attitude Certificate instead of Character Certificate.

- President Pranab Mukherjee taught the lesson of Indian political history in his Teacher's Day's special class.

OROP hunger strike enters 14th day, ex-servicemen write to President
OROP hunger strike enters 14th day, ex-servicemen write to President

Ex-servicemen protesting over their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) have written to President Pranab Mukherjee, saying some veterans were developing medical complications due to their indefinite hunger strike which entered the 14th day, and the government will be responsible for any untoward incident.

Athletes should not take legal route to get awards: P R Sreejesh
Athletes should not take legal route to get awards: P R Sreejesh

Indian hockey team's goalkeeper P R Sreejesh feels that athletes taking the legal route to get National Sports Awards is a disturbing trend and it devalues the honour and pride associated with the award.

President Pranab wishes Parsi community on eve of their New Year

President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings to all Parsi brothers and sisters on eve of their New Year.

President's Independence Day address 'insightful', tweets PM Narendra Modi
President's Independence Day address 'insightful', tweets PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday night termed as "insightful" the address by President Pranab Mukherjee in which he said Parliament has been converted into a combat arena and observed that institutions of democracy are under stress.

President’s address to the nation on eve of India’s 69th Independence Day: Full text
President’s address to the nation on eve of India’s 69th Independence Day: Full text

In his address to the nation on the eve of the 69th Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee said that roots of democracy were deep but the leaves had beginning to wilt and it was time for renewal. Here's the complete speech:

Parliament has become an area of combat, says President Mukherjee in I-Day eve address
Parliament has become an area of combat, says President Mukherjee in I-Day eve address

Parliament has been converted into an arena of combat rather than debate, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday observing that institutions of democracy are under stress and "correctives must come from within".

What 70 Vyapam accused wrote to President - Read inside
What 70 Vyapam accused wrote to President - Read inside

Seeking "justice" from President Pranab Mukherjee, 70 medical students and junior doctors, arrested in Vyapam scam and lodged in Gwalior Jail, have written a letter to him, in which they have requested him to release them on bail or allow them to kill themselves.

Vyapam scam: 70 accused write to President, seek euthanasia or bail for themselves
Vyapam scam: 70 accused write to President, seek euthanasia or bail for themselves

In a latest update, seventy Vyapam scam accused who are lodged in Gwalior Jail of Madhya Pradesh have written to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting him to either grant them bail or allow them "iccha mrityu" (suicide by legal sanction). 

President Pranab Mukherjee rejects Yakub Memon's mercy plea

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday evening rejected Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's mercy plea.

Last door closes on Yakub Memon – President rejects his mercy plea
Last door closes on Yakub Memon – President rejects his mercy plea

The 1993 Mumbai blasts co-conspirator Yakub Memon is all set to be hanged till death, tomorrow, after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected his fresh mercy plea.

PM Modi may skip President Pranab Mukherjee's Iftar party on Wednesday
PM Modi may skip President Pranab Mukherjee's Iftar party on Wednesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not be able to attend President Pranab Mukherjee's Iftar party on Wednesday, as per reports.

President Pranab asks educational institutes to come out of complacency

Educational institutes are sometimes complacent and if they come out of this mindset then they can achieve wonders, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Saturday.

India will stand with Afghanistan in fight against extremism: President Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed relief that the members of the Afghanistan Parliament are safe after the building was attacked by Talibani militants, adding that India will always stand with the Islamic Republic in its fight against extremism.

President greets Sweden on National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the King and people of Sweden on their National Day on Saturday.

Proper education, awareness are key to tackling hypertension: President Mukherjee  

President Pranab Mukherjee, on the occasion of World Hypertension Day, said that proper education and awareness is the key to tackling the disease, which affects millions of Indians. 

Konkona-starrer 'Kadambari' screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Konkona-starrer 'Kadambari' screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan

 Actress Konkona Sen Sharma's Bengali film "Kadambari" was screened for President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan auditorium.

Four envoys present credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee

Envoys of four countries including Nepal presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday.

Judiciary must red-flag any populist decision: Prez at Patna HC centenary celebrations

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.