Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
The holy town of Vrindavan should strive to become the world center for spiritual enlightenment, President Pranab Mukherjee said today after performing a special "puja" for the construction of the world tallest Shri Krishna temple here.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vrindavan tomorrow to lay the foundation stone for building Lord Krishna's 'Chandrodaya' temple, which is planned to be thrice the height of 72.5 metre-high Qutub Minar.
Friday November 14, 2014
Actor Salman Khan is leaving no stone unturned to make his sister Arpita's wedding the talk of the town
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 14, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and top leaders of the Congress today paid rich tributes to country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary but no one from the NDA government was present at the e...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 14, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday described Jawaharlal Nehru as "the jewel of India" and said "India is what it is today because of Nehru".
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday November 14, 2014
The local administration in Vrindavan is planning to deploy a 10-member langur brigade to protect President Pranab Mukherjee from the city's monkeys during his visit on Sunday. The President will be in the twin city of Vrindavan-Mathura to attend a f...
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday November 12, 2014
On Tuesday, the 125th birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the Human Resources Development Ministry published a full-page advertisement in select dailies, hailing one of the key figures of the freedom movement and the first Minister of Educa...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 10, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred Jnanpith award on eminent Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
India and Bhutan on Friday agreed to collaborate on the "noble objectives" of the establishment of Nalanda University in Bihar to develop the institution as an international centre of excellence.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 7, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today embarked on a two-day visit to Bhutan with an aim of further strengthening bilateral ties.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 6, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet President Pranab Mukherjee today amid speculation that he will expand his cabinet soon.
Wednesday November 5, 2014
The President noted that the green shoots of recovery were already visible, with the economy growing at 5.7 per cent during the first quarter of current fiscal.
India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Wednesday November 5, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee dissolved the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, a day after the Centre ratified Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung's recommendation to dissolve the assembly and begin the process for election.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday October 31, 2014
The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other leaders paying tributes to her.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Whether Delhi will have a government in place soon will be decided by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who will hold talks with various parties over the next few days. This comes after President Pranab Mukherjee agreed that the possibility of a "po...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Delhi has been without a government for eight months and the Supreme Court today made it clear that it is unacceptable, saying, "In a democracy, President's Rule cannot go on forever." The court was told by the Centre that President Pranab Mukherjee...
Tuesday October 21, 2014
The e-auction of coal blocks for private companies on Tuesday received the nod from President Pranab Mukherjee who promulgated an Ordinance cleared by the Union Cabinet in the backdrop of a Supreme Court order quashing 214 coal blocks to companies si...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The e-auction of coal blocks for private companies today got the nod from President Pranab Mukherjee who promulgated an ordinance cleared by the Union Cabinet in the backdrop of Supreme Court order quashing 214 coal blocks to companies since 1993.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today said India wants to further strengthen its close ties with Indonesia as he wished the new President of that country on assuming office.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 17, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee, expressing satisfaction at the outcome of his visit to Norway and Finland, on Friday said India can gain from the two countries' expertise in areas such as clean technology and waste management.