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President Pranab Mukherjee condemns terror attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait

Expressing concerns over the attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that India strongly condemns all acts of terror and senseless violence.

Jun 28, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee enjoys special 'Piku' screening

After mesmerising moviegoers with its storyline, Shoojit Sircar's ‘Piku’ has got a new admirer in President Pranab Mukherjee. He not only loved the film but also found the "Bengali-Hindi accent" in the slice-of-life family entertainer flawless, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Jun 08, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee announces e-tourist visas for Swedish nationals

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday announced e-tourist visas for all Swedish nationals during an interaction with business leaders from India and Sweden in Stockholm.

Jun 03, 2015, 05:49 AM IST

President Pranab embarks upon state visit to Sweden, Belarus

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday embarked on a five-day state visit to Sweden and Belarus, the first ever by any Indian head of state, during which a number of key agreements are likely to be signed.

May 31, 2015, 04:19 AM IST

Technology is power, says President, sees scholars as agents of change

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday noted that scholars want to be "agents of change" and also underlined that "technology is power" while bidding adieu to 19 scholars from NITs across India who participated in the 'In Residence' programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

May 21, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

LG Jung takes row with Delhi CM Kejriwal to President

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung Tuesday afternoon met President Pranab Mukherjee over his ongoing tussle with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over postings and transfers of bureaucrats.

May 19, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

Russia a dependable partner of India: President Mukherjee

Notwithstanding Russia's plans to supply arms to Pakistan, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said Russia is India's "dependable partner" in defence and energy sectors irrespective of Moscow's growing ties with any other nation.

May 11, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

President Mukherjee asks Indians abroad to invest in India

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday asked the Indian community in Russia to bring in their skills and capital to support the government's initiatives to make the country a global manufacturing hub.

May 10, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

President Mukherjee leaves for Russia visit today

President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a five-day visit to Russia on Thursday and will be present at the 70th anniversary of Victory Day, which marks the victory of Russia in the Second World War.

May 07, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

AAP demands President to dismiss Punjab govt over Moga incident

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has submitted a petition to the President demanding the dismissal of the Parkash Singh Badal-led government in Punjab over the Moga molestation incident.

May 03, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Mizoram

President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Aizawl on Thursday for his maiden visit to this hilly north eastern state to attend the convocation of the Mizoram University.

Apr 09, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

India needs more research and innovation: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said India is way behind other developed nations when it comes to higher education.

Apr 02, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

'Opportune time' to invest in India, President tells Qatar Emir

Noting that India was now moving on the "path of high growth", President Pranab Mukherjee has sought more investment from Qatar in key areas of defence, insurance and railways, saying it was an ""opportune time" for doing so.

Mar 26, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Indian armed forces can tackle designs of terror outfits: President

Admiring the courage and sacrifice of 1.5 million Indian soldiers during the World War 1, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indian armed forces today is capable tackling the "pernicious designs" of terror outfits.

Mar 11, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

Equality, dignity are women's sacred right: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said women's empowerment, their dignity and equality should not be made a "distant goal or fond aspiration" but should be bestowed on them as one of their "sacred" rights.

Mar 08, 2015, 17:29 PM IST

President flags off Budget Session, says inclusive growth top priority of NDA government

Describing the fundamental tenet of the fundamental tenet of the Narendra Modi-led government as "sabka saath, sabka vikaas" (all together for all-round development) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the latest estimates of India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth makes it the fastest growing large economy in the world, where inflation has fallen to a record low.

Feb 23, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

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Feb 23, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

President asks youngsters to practise tolerance, reject divisive agenda

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that Indians should "collectively preserve" the country's core values of pluralism and secularism while youngsters should be imparted a "greater sense" of tolerance so that they may summarily reject any "divisive agenda".

Feb 16, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

President to take call on Wednesday on meeting Nitish Kumar

President Pranab Mukherjee will take a call on Tuesday on meeting JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar who is planning to parade 130 supporting MLAs before him.

Feb 10, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Guide students to achieve academic brilliance: President to VCs

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told vice chancellors of central universities that they must act as "gurus" and guide scholars and students to achieve the highest standards of academic brilliance.

Feb 05, 2015, 22:42 PM IST