President of India

Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu to be the next President of India?

 President Pranab Mukherjee's term will expire on 25 July 2017.

May 03, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Opposition parties call for a President with secular credentials

Reeling under the BJP's advance after the recent elections, opposition parties, including Congress, Janata Dal-United and CPI-M, on Monday came together on a single platform to stop "communal forces" and emphasised the need to elect a President with secular credentials in the upcoming presidential elections.

May 01, 2017, 21:54 PM IST

Anandiben Patel can be the best candidate for President: Subramanian Swamy

His comments come amid intense speculation on who the BJP will select as its presidential candidate.

Apr 25, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi greet nation on Mahavir Jayanti

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti.

Apr 09, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Shiv Sena proposes Mohan Bhagwat's name for President, says RSS chief will make India 'Hindu rashtra'

Sena MP Sanjay Raut said NDA, and the BJP in particular, should think of the RSS Sarsanghchalak if it wanted to fulfil its dream of achieving a "Hindu Rashtra".

Mar 27, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

President honours surgical strike heroes with gallantry awards

Major Rohit Suri of the Parachute Regiment was conferred the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Monday for successfully leading the army team that carried out cross-border surgical strike last year.

Mar 20, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

LK Advani to become next President of India as PM Narendra Modi puts forward his name: Sources

Senior BJP leader LK Advani may become the next President of India, according to Zee News sources.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

There should be no room for intolerant Indian, universities must not propagate culture of unrest: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that universities must engage in reasoned discussion and debate rather than propagate a culture of unrest.

Mar 02, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee pushes for knowledge-based society, says no dearth of talent in India

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said there is no dearth of talent either of students or teachers in the country.

Feb 13, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince was the chief guest at 68th Republic Day – All about it

Since the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi was the Chief Guest at the function, a 149-member marching contingent from UAE was given the honour to lead the parade.

Jan 26, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Demonetization, while fighting corruption, may lead to temporary slowdown of economy: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that demonetization may lead to temporary slowdown of the economy.

Jan 05, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan shares gems of wisdom after getting honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad!

Shah Rukh Khan shares gems of wisdom after being honoured by Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad! 

Dec 26, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad, remembers mother!

Shah Rukh Khan honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad! 

Dec 26, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

PM Modi wishes President Mukherjee on his 81st birthday, says he 'puts India's interest above everything'

Extending wishes to President Pranab Mukherjee on his 81st birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the country is proud to have a well-read and knowledgeable President who puts the country's interest above everything.

Dec 11, 2016, 10:13 AM IST

Pranab Mukherjee turns 81 today: Lesser known facts about Mr President

President Pranab Mukherjee celebrated his 81st birthday on Sunday, December 11.

Dec 11, 2016, 03:46 AM IST

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee speaks to President on demonetisation issue

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today spoke to President Pranab Mukherjee over the Centre's demonetisation move and said representatives of political parties will meet him next week over the issue.

Nov 13, 2016, 14:57 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee visits Pashupati Nath temple

Visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday morning performed a special 'puja' in Pashupati Nath temple, the revered Hindu shrine located in the bank of the Bagmati river.

Nov 03, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

Raghuram Rajan took many steps to put banking system in right direction: President

Just retired RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's clean-up of more than USD 100 billion of stressed assets on the books of banks today came in for praise from President Pranab Mukherjee who felt rising NPAs are not a desirable situation.

Sep 10, 2016, 15:58 PM IST

Teachers' Day: President Pranab Mukherjee addresses students, says 'secularism is part of our life'

Sharing his experience in politics of India post-Independence, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that India is currently a victim of cross-border terrorism and not a homegrown one.

Sep 05, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

India will grow only when we all grow: President on eve of 70th Independence Day

 India will grow only when all sections of society grow, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday while addressing the nation on the eve of the 70th Independence Day.

Aug 14, 2016, 21:23 PM IST