President underlines need for cleanliness in cities

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday underscored the importance of cleanliness and sanitation in cities.

Mars mission: Prez congratulates ISRO for successful launch

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday congratulated ISRO for the successful launch of "Mangalyan", Mars Orbiter Spacecraft, and said it was a significant milestone that will inspire more scientists to make greater strides in achieving goals.

Prez should ask PM to hold early LS polls: Subramanian Swamy

Citing the sharp rise in prices of essential commodities and depreciation of rupee as failures of UPA government, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday urged the President to ask Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to hold early Lok Sabha elections.

Helicopter crash: President expresses grief

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the death of personnel of the IAF, ITBP and NDRF in in a helicopter crash during rescue operations at Kedarnath.

BJP leaders meet Prez, demand dismissal of Dikshit govt

Delhi BJP leaders on Saturday met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded dismissal of Sheila Dikshit government on the grounds of "deteriorating" law and order situation in the national capital.

Palm leaf umbrella for Prez at Jagannath Temple

An umbrella made of palm leaves provided by the Sri Jagannath Temple will be given for use by President Pranab Mukherjee when he visits the 12th century shrine on April 25.

Pranab refuses to comment on Zia snub

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday declined to comment on the apparent snub by Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia, who called off her scheduled meeting with him during his three-day state visit to Bangladesh.

President Pranab`s nod to ordinance to fight sexual crimes

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday gave his assent to the anti-rape law ordinance so as to put a check on crime against women amid opposition from various women`s groups.

India allows differences to co-exist in peace and harmony: President Pranab

India has the unique trait of allowing differences exist side by side as peace and harmony are the core of our 5,000-year-old civilisation, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday.

President flags off eco-friendly solar car

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday flagged off a solar-powered passenger car developed by Delhi Technological University.

Fight against terrorism is 4th world war: Pranab

Fight against terrorism is the fourth world war and India has been on the frontlines of this, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said while hailing the valour and conviction of the Indian armed forces.

Mamata invites Prez Pranab to visit West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has invited President Pranab Mukherjee to visit the state, Railway Minister Mukul Roy said Wednesday.