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.

President Mukherjee condoles demise of former Nepal PM Thapa

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.

Amitabh Bachchan conferred with Padma Vibhushan

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 to inaugurate northeast festival
President to inaugurate northeast festival

 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, PM congratulate Saina Nehwal on becoming World No. 1
President, PM congratulate Saina Nehwal on becoming World No. 1

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Miniter Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Saina Nehwal on becoming the first Indian women to become world's number one badminton player.

President, Sports Minister laud Indian cricket team
President, Sports Minister laud Indian cricket team

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday lauded the Indian cricket team for its brave showing despite being knocked out by Australia in the semifinals of the World Cup in Sydney.

Fire in Parliament premises: President Mukherjee expresses serious concern

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday expressed his serious concern after a massive fire broke out in the Parliament compound, directing the authorities to ascertain its cause at the earliest.

President Pranab greets nation on spring festivals

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted people on the eve of spring festivals.

Academic institutions should be benchmarked, accredited: President Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said the academic institutions in the country should be benchmarked and accredited to create quality consciousness.

President to visit Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh on March 14-15, a statement said on Friday.

President to honour Satyarthi, Gulzar at PU convocation
President to honour Satyarthi, Gulzar at PU convocation

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.