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President Pranab Mukherjee will teach Delhi students on Teachers' Day

President Pranab Mukherjee will turn teacher for one day as he agreed to take a special class at a Delhi government school on Teachers' Day (September 5).

Aug 10, 2016, 21:27 PM IST

Website, museum as President Mukherjee completes four years in office

To mark completion of his four years in office on July 25, President Pranab Mukherjee will launch a micro-site on Rashtrapati Bhavan website containing information on the President's Estate as a tourist destination and its three new tourist circuits - Rashtrapati Bhavan main building, museums and the gardens.

Jul 20, 2016, 21:36 PM IST

Murli Manohar Joshi to be next President of India?

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who was once regarded as one of the three pillars of the party along with Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani, has launched his bid to the President's House.

Jun 14, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

President rejects Delhi govt's office of profit bill, future tense for 21 AAP MLAs

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Jun 14, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

Ceremonial departure for President Pranab Mukherjee ahead of three-nation tour

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday was accorded with a Ceremonial departure for his six-day three-nation tour to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia.

Jun 12, 2016, 15:26 PM IST

Must Read: Narayana Murthy's thoughts on his Presidential ambition speculation!

Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy Wednesday sought to scotch speculation about his being a contender for the post of President.

Jun 02, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Ex-Manipur MLAs urge Centre to reject 'anti-tribal' bills

After the passage of the bills, tribals launched protests and clashed with security personnel alleging "outsiders" will snatch away their land rights. 

May 20, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

'PM Modi planning to nominate Amitabh Bachchan for next President of India' - WATCH explosive interview of Amar Singh

In a major revelation, politician Amar Singh had said that he got to know that 'PM Narendra Modi is planning to propose Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's name for the next President of India'.

Apr 04, 2016, 14:26 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi planning to nominate Amitabh Bachchan for next President of India?

In a major revelation, politician Amar Singh has said that he got to know that 'PM Narendra Modi is planning to propose Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's name for the next President of India'.

Mar 30, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

President, PM Modi greet nation on occasion of Easter

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

Mar 27, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

Safety of women 'sacred duty of society as a whole': President

The rights of women to equal opportunities and a dignified life must be respected and the nation has a collective responsibility for creating the ecosystem to ensure their safety and dignity in society, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday.

Mar 07, 2016, 17:41 PM IST

Save educational institutions from scholarship of abuse, hate, discord: IIT-Madras faculty to President

Wading into the JNU row, a group of IIT-Madras faculty has expressed concern on institutions of higher learning being converted into "war zones", saying that calling for the country's "dismemberment and ruin" in the name of dissent is not acceptable.

Feb 23, 2016, 18:27 PM IST

Incumbent on us to maintain sanctity of constitution: President

The Indian constitution is an enduring document that reflects our aspirations and it is incumbent on those holding constitutional positions to maintain the sanctity of this sacred text, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday.

Feb 09, 2016, 23:10 PM IST

India shows Naval prowess at International Fleet Review – See pics

The main event of IFR 2016 will be held on Saturday when President Pranab Mukherjee will review the International Fleet.

Feb 04, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Jamia suspends professor​ who wrote to President alleging irregularities

Jamia Millia Islamia has suspended a professor, who had sent a representation to President Pranab Mukherjee alleging irregularities in the university's functioning, on account of "misconduct".

Feb 03, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Coast Guard has lived up to its motto: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday extended his greetings to all ranks of the Indian Coast Guard on the force's 39th anniversary, commending them for living up to its motto "We Protect".

Jan 31, 2016, 21:03 PM IST

Never aspired for becoming PM; shell-shocked at ouster from Rajiv cabinet: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee has sought to scotch long-standing speculation about his aspiring to become interim Prime Minister after Indira Gandhi's assassination.

Jan 28, 2016, 21:49 PM IST

Do you think I can manage as PM: Rajiv had asked after Indira Gandhi's death

Pranab Mukherjee in the second volume of his memoir has talked about Babri Masjid demolition and Operation Bluestar amongst other things.

Jan 28, 2016, 21:41 PM IST

‘Pranab, I know of the consequences’ - Indira Gandhi to Mukherjee on Operation Bluestar

President Pranab Mukherjee in the second volume of his memoir, The Turbulent Years: 1980-96, has shared account of couple significant events during the 1980’s and early 1990’s.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Babri demolition Narasimha Rao's biggest failure, deeply wounded sentiments of Muslims: President Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee has said that the inability to prevent the demolition of the Babri Masjid was PV Narasimha Rao's biggest failures.

Jan 28, 2016, 16:29 PM IST