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PM Modi calls Pranab Mukherjee as ‘statesman’; seeks blessing from ex-Prez

Since leading the BJP to a victory in the Lok Sabha battle, Modi has been meeting senior leaders ahead of his swearing in on Thursday.

28 May 2019 1:21 PM

Opposition: VVPAT match must precede count

The Opposition leaders submitted a memorandum to the EC over these demands and also showed a video clip on EVMs.

22 May 2019 4:43 AM

Onus on ensuring institutional integrity lies with EC: Pranab Mukherjee

The former President further said that Indian electorates have never lost confidence in elections.

21 May 2019 5:14 PM

Amid Oppn criticism, Pranab praises EC for conducting 'perfect elections'

He said democracy succeed in India due to perfect conduct of polls by various Election Commissioners.

21 May 2019 8:57 AM

Strive to protect, preserve foundational ethics of Constitution: Pranab on R-Day

Mukherjee unfurled national flag at his residence in central Delhi and took the salute from a contingent of CRPF personnel deployed there.

26 Jan 2019 1:52 PM


Pranab Mukherjee, Bhupen Hazarika & Nanaji Deshmukh get Bharat Ratna

The Bharat Ratna will be conferred after a gap of four years.

26 Jan 2019 2:07 AM

'Racist' Mahatma Gandhi statue pulled down by teachers in Ghana

Having campaigned for removal of statue for two years, teachers at University of Ghana decided to pull down the statue themselves.

17 Dec 2018 12:07 PM

India should have been USD 5-6 trillion economy by now: Pranab Mukherjee

'We are only country till today out of 184 members of UN, who succeeded in sending its orbiter to Mars in first attempt,' Mukherjee said.

29 Nov 2018 8:28 AM

Impasse over GST can’t be resolved politically: Former President Pranab

Mr Mukherjee, however, said the countries will have to concede some of their sovereign rights to others in order to acquire certain benefits.

06 Oct 2018 6:38 AM

India’s ostrich club and the global recession

The moral of the market economy is that small disasters trigger bigger ones, potentially.

03 Oct 2018 1:31 AM


‘Smartgram’ aims to reconstruct villages: Pranab

On May 1 last year, it was approved that the initiative be extended to 100 villages in the vicinity of the initially-selected 5 villages of Haryana.

03 Sep 2018 1:11 AM

Mobile app to review politicians

Kejriwal asks manufacturer to ensure that app is not misused.

25 Aug 2018 1:07 AM

Amit Shah writes to law panel, pushes for ‘1 nation, 1 poll’

BJP chief Amit Shah told the Law Commission on Monday that his party backs the concept of holding simultaneous LS and Assembly polls.

14 Aug 2018 1:21 AM

NDA’s Harivansh set to win Rajya Sabha poll with Naveen help

“My party will support NDA nominee. I have conveyed our stand to PM Narendra Modi a few days before” he said.

09 Aug 2018 2:42 AM

‘India way behind in happiness ranking’

He said there should be focus on social welfare and mental well-being of people, along with thrust on economic development.

28 Jul 2018 12:43 AM


After Pranab Mukherjee, Ratan Tata to share the stage with RSS chief

Tata and Bhagwat will attend an event in Mumbai on August 24 organised by the Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti.

10 Jul 2018 2:02 PM

Pranab Mukherjee didn't hesitate to accept invite: RSS chief

RSS's decision to invite Pranab Mukherjee to address its volunteers, and the latter's decision to accept it, had raised many eyebrows.

08 Jul 2018 2:39 PM

Delhi statehood: Debate revived

The draft bill passed by the Assembly says that Delhi being the national capital can be divided into two parts.

25 Jun 2018 11:40 AM

Pranab Mukherjee attends Cong president Rahul Gandhi's Iftar party in Delhi

The guest list also included former vice-president Md Hamid Ansari and former president Pratibha Patil.

13 Jun 2018 9:57 PM

Congress, RSS tussle to claim Pranab Mukherjee

In their bid to appropriate Mr Mukherjee, the mouthpiece also pointed out some “interesting omissions” in his speech.

13 Jun 2018 2:06 AM