Press Trust of India | Friday April 18, 2014
Big B said it was a rare honour for him and the crew that the President consented to watch the film at a private screening
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 17, 2014
Being son of a president always puts added pressure on him to perform as a public representative and carrying on the work started by his father is the biggest challenge ahead, Congress candidate from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Civil servants should be "agents of the change which they wish to see in their society and country," President Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 14, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday paid tribute to B R Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary.
Elections | Written by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday April 9, 2014
After former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in 1991, the names of Pranab Mukherjee, Sharad Pawar and P V Narasimha Rao were considered by the Congress as the likely replacements. It was Rao who eventually won the race, and he became the...
Monday March 31, 2014
With re-promulgation of the much-awaited Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) ordinance, the market regulator can now enhance its own penalty against defaulters within three months while it can avail services of police and central government...
Written by Chandni Prashar | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Bollywood actors Kamal Haasan and Vidya Balan were among the batch of this year's Padma honorees who received their awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi on March 31.
Sunday March 30, 2014
The Finance Ministry on Sunday said re-promulgation of the Sebi Ordinance would strengthen the regulator's enforcement powers and also bring in-built checks and balances to its functioning.
Saturday March 29, 2014
The ordinance had lapsed on January 15, since Parliament could not pass the Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2013 in the Winter session.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 17, 2014
Colours ruled the streets today as people of all ages with faces and clothes smeared in myriad of hues celebrated Holi, a harvest festival which marks the onset of spring season.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 13, 2014
The notification for polling in six constituencies in Bihar on April 10 was issued today, starting the process for the nine-phased elections to the 16th Lok Sabha.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday March 5, 2014
The Uttar Pradesh government has failed to placate the thousands of doctors who are on strike to protest the attack and arrest of their colleagues in Kanpur last week after clashes with a Samajawadi Party MLA. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav held talks...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
TRS today complained to President Pranab Mukherjee about alleged loss caused to Telangana on the energy front in the division of Andhra Pradesh and about certain villages facing submergence due to a multi-purpose irrigation project being given to See...
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Monday March 3, 2014
The Union Cabinet decided not to push Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's pet anti-corruption bills through ordinances, but used a special sitting on Sunday to approve reservation for the Jat community and also changes in the Andhra Pradesh Reorga...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday March 2, 2014
The CPI-M on Sunday urged President Pranab Mukherjee not to approve a clutch of bills which it said the Cabinet might turn into ordinances for politically vested reasons.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Sunday March 2, 2014
A day after deciding to drop the ordinance route for key anti-corruption bills backed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, the UPA government today continued with its consultations with Union ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde and Kapil Sibal meeting ...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
The Bill to carve out Telangana today received the assent of President Pranab Mukherjee who also signed the proclamation to impose central rule in Andhra Pradesh.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday March 1, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today gave his assent to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill that paves way for the creation of Telangana as India's 29th state. He also approved the imposition of President's Rule in Andhra Pradesh.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 25, 2014
TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, seeking an early creation of Telangana state.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 22, 2014
Cancer patients will have easier access to pain-killer morphine drugs with Parliament on Friday passing a bill that also provides for control and regulation of narcotic drugs.