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  • President Pranab Mukherjee's 5-Year Tenure In 10 Points
    President Pranab Mukherjee, who hands over the country's highest post to Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday, addressed the nation for the last time this evening. Over the last week, the 81-year-old has attended a series of farewell ceremonies - the last one today was a lunch at the Supreme Court by the Chief Justice of India and the other judges. Yesterday evening, he attended a ceremony in Parliament's Central Hall, where all the lawmakers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi gathered to meet him.
  • 25,000 Evacuated As Heavy Rains Batter Gujarat: 10 Updates
    Around 25,000 people have been evacuated to safety across Gujarat after several districts in the north and central parts of the state were flooded following heavy rains. A high alert has been sounded as more than 20 highways of the state got submerged. Waterlogging on tracks forced the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express to return to Ahmedabad from Mehsana. While teams of National Disaster Response Force, and other rescue agencies are at work, the Air Force has been kept on stand-by to evacuate people. On Monday evening, more rescue workers were sent into the affected areas. Heavy rains are expected till July 29.
  • Fight Between Wives Of Two Army Officers Reaches Prime Minister's Office
    It is a war of a different kind that the Army finds itself in -- and it has embarrassed the military no end.
  • Will Hang Officials 'Upside Down' For Delay In Clearing Files: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has kicked up a row with his reported remark that he would "hang officials upside down" if there were delays in clearing routine revenue matters.
  • Sushma Swaraj Assures Help To Indian Man Hospitalised In France
    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today assured help to an Indian national hospitalised in France with blood infection
  • Rewari School Girls Protest Again, This Time For Teachers
    A couple of months after their hunger-strike forced the Haryana government to upgrade their village school to senior secondary level, the girls students of Gothda Tappa Dahina today began another protest.
  • 'Must Free Public Discourse From All Forms Of Violence': President Pranab Mukherjee
    President Pranab Mukherjee today said the soul of India resides in pluralism and tolerance and the nation must free its public discourse from "all forms of violence, physical as well as verbal". In his farewell address to the nation, the President - who will hand over charge of the nation's highest office to Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday -- said India derives its strength from tolerance.
  • Don't Know Whether Indians Abducted In Mosul Are Dead Or Alive: Iraqi Foreign Minister
    Iraq said it has no 'substantial evidence' on whether the 39 Indians abducted in Mosul three years ago have been killed or are still alive but assured India that it is 'making the best efforts' to find out.
  • Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy Over Ceasefire Violations Across LoC
    Pakistan summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh after one civilian was killed and three others injured in alleged ceasefire violations across the Line of Control by Indian troops
  • Full Text Of President Pranab Mukherjee's Farewell Address To The Nation
    Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the nation today. Here's the full text of his speech
  • Top 5 Quotes of President Pranab Mukherjee's Farewell Address To Nation
    Days away from demiting office, President Pranab Mukherjee, in his farewell address to the nation today, said he was "overwhelmed by a deep sense of gratitude" for people's trust and faith in him. As the guardian of the constitution, he said he had been aware of his responsibility for "each day of these five years". "How successful I was in discharging my responsibilities will be judged, over time, by the critical lens of history," he said. The President will hand over the charge of the nation's highest office to his successor Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday.
  • Akhilesh Yadav Accuses BJP Of 'Spreading Anarchy' In Uttar Pradesh
    Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said there was 'anarchy' in Uttar Pradesh and held the ruling BJP responsible for the situation.
  • Son-In-Law Of Hurriyat's Geelani, 6 Others Arrested For Terror Funding
    In a first such major crackdown, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested seven Kashmiri separatists on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor terrorist activities and protests by stone-throwers in the Kashmir Valley.
  • Venkaiah Naidu Denies Son's Toyota Franchise Got Sweetheart Deal In Telangana
    Venkaiah Naidu, likely to be the country's next vice-president, has today refuted allegations of corruption in a deal involving his son's car dealership and the government of Telangana.
  • Pranab Mukherjee Farewell Speech Highlights: 'Soul Of India In Pluralism, Tolerance'
    Pranab Mukherjee, in his last address to the nation as the President of India, said that the "soul of India resides in pluralism and tolerance." He thanked the citizens for their trust and confidence in him. "For the past fifty years of my public life my sacred text has been the Constitution of India. My temple has been the Parliament of India and my passion has been the service of the people of India," the 81-year-old leader said. Ending his speech, he added that tomorrow when he speaks to the people, it will be as any other citizen of the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauded the President saying, "Under President Pranab Mukherjee, Rashtrapati Bhavan became a 'Lok Bhavan'." Pranab Mukherjee's term ends tomorrow with Ram Nath Kovind taking oath as the 14th President of India.

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