President of India

Shazia Ilmi more beautiful than Kiran Bedi, could have won BJP Delhi polls: Katju

Justice Markandey Katju has done it again. After suggesting to make Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif 'President of India', the former chairman of the Press Council of India on Friday said that BJP leader Shazia Ilmi is much more beautiful than the party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi.

Jan 30, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

President Mukherjee presented with credentials of envoys of four nations

The envoys of four nations presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.

Jan 16, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

On New Year's eve, President hopes for inclusive society, women's safety

Wishing people on the eve of New Year President Pranab Mukherjee urged everyone to abhor violence and promote pluralism and understanding amongst all communities.

Dec 31, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Pranab’s ‘The Dramatic Decade – The Indira Gandhi Years’: Revealing but not explosive

The President, Pranab Mukherjee, has just inaugurated the first book in the intended trilogy of his political career on his 79th birthday.

Dec 20, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

President's book 'The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years' has quiet online launch

President Pranab Mukherjee's book, caught pre-publication in a marketing controversy because its publishers signed an exclusive deal with an online retailer, had a quiet launch Thursday, the president's 79th birthday.

Dec 11, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Upgrade education infrastructure, quality of teachers: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called upon educational institutes to upgrade infrastructure, improve quality of teachers and learning capacity of students.

Nov 28, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

President Mukherjee to visit WB, UP and Odisha

President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha beginning Friday.

Nov 27, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

Quality education can transform India into leading nation: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said a "quality-oriented" education system is the "force multiplier" that shall transform the country into one of the leading nations of the world.

Nov 26, 2014, 21:46 PM IST

India must be prepared to use might if need arises: President

Cautioning against various threats facing the subcontinent, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said it was imperative for India to have an effective deterrence and strong defence to promote development and it must be prepared to use its "might" if the need arises.

Nov 21, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

PM Modi meets President Pranab amid speculation of Cabinet reshuffle

Amid speculation over Cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee.

Nov 06, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

President greets nation on Guru Nank Jayanti

President Pranab Mukherjee has sent his greetings to fellow countrymen on the occasion of birthday of Guru Nanak Dev.

Nov 05, 2014, 11:27 AM IST

President Mukherjee to visit Bhutan this week

President Pranab Mukherjee will pay a two-day state visit to Bhutan beginning November 7 at the invitation of Bhutan's King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

Nov 05, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Pankaj Advani

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated India's most celebrated cueist Pankaj Advani on clinching the World Billiards Championship (time format) in Leeds and bagging record 12 world titles.

Oct 31, 2014, 17:22 PM IST

President institutes awards for best university, research

In order to motivate universities to work towards excellence in higher education, President Pranab Mukherjee has instituted Visitor's awards for best university, research and innovations.

Oct 29, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

President for proper discussion on legislative issues in Parliament

Expressing concern over Parliament approving important legislative business without much debate, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday asked Lok Sabha Speaker to find ways to devote more time for discussions on businesses like passing of Finance Bill.

Oct 27, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Five envoys present credentials to President

Envoys of five countries including that of Vietnam and Georgia Tuesday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee here.

Oct 21, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

President Mukherjee begins two-day visit to Finland

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday began his two-day state visit to Finland during which 15 agreements and Memorandum of Understanding will be signed between the two countries.

Oct 15, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

President, PM wish Abdul Kalam on his birthday

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished former president APJ Abdul Kalam on his birthday.

Oct 15, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

President, PM Modi greet nation on Eid-ul-Azha

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha and urged people to imbibe the spirit of love and service.

Oct 05, 2014, 22:58 PM IST

President congratulates Indian medallists at Incheon Asian Games

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday congratulated Indian shooters Jitu Rai and Shweta Chaudhry for winning medals at the Asian Games.

Sep 20, 2014, 20:53 PM IST