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President Pranab Mukherjee


President Mukherjee laments growing conflict, difference of opinion in societySign in to Read

January 19, 2017 4:50 pm

"It is not the general trend of human society. People used to love each other, accept each other, and not reject," said Mukherjee.

President Mukherjee says terrorism has no borders, must be eradicated by collective effortsSign in to Read

June 13, 2016 8:49 am

President Pranab Mukherjee gave address at the banquet hosted by Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, said India has been a victim of terrorism for three decades and shares Ghana's concern that it has become a global menace.

Western media trying to create 'wedge' between China and India: China mediaSign in to Read

May 25, 2016 5:19 pm

China media criticised western media for attempting to drive a "wedge" between the two Asian giants by "hyping up" competition between them over Iran's Chabahar port.

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit China from May 24Sign in to Read

May 18, 2016 9:58 am

He will arrive in Beijing on May 25 and attend a reception hosted by The Chinese People's Friendship Association for Foreign Countries (CPAFFC).

President Pranab Mukherjee lauds filmmakers for reflecting Indian character in filmsSign in to Read

May 04, 2016 9:46 am

India has never allowed divergence to create disunity as its people always find an underlining unity, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday (May 3).

Protect dissent, one person shouldn’t have all powers: Nariman to PresidentSign in to Read

April 08, 2016 4:09 am

Speaking at a book release function at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Nariman addressed himself directly to the President from the dais as he sought to underscore the importance of dissent and republican form of democracy in India.

Pranab Mukherjee praises govt reforms: ‘8% growth not beyond reach’Sign in to Read

December 13, 2015 12:57 am

He, however, said that for better economic performance, a re-energised manufacturing sector was crucial, and called for “out of box” solutions and technological interventions to handle country’s problems.

President Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Somnath temple, pays tribute to Sardar PatelSign in to Read

December 02, 2015 1:21 am

After a brief stopover at the Rajkot airport, Mukherjee boarded an IAF helicopter to fly to Somnath near Veraval town in Gir Somnath district.

Awarding young minds, President Pranab Mukherjee calls for innovation from compassionSign in to Read

December 01, 2015 12:53 am

Mukherjee called the Ignite 2015 awards named after former President APJ Abdul Kalam a ‘fitting tribute’ to his memory and stressed on innovation as the key to economic development.

Pranab Mukherjee to visit Chandigarh today, cops say residents won’t be inconveniencedSign in to Read

September 30, 2015 3:35 am

Centre on Monday issued an advisory that no inconvenience should be caused during visits of dignitaries.


President takes buggi to kick off Budget session

February 23, 2015 6:36 pm

"My Government will constantly endeavour for smooth conduct of legislative business and enactment of progressive laws in the Parliament which reflects the will and aspirations of the people," President Mukherjee said in his address.

Singapore President begins India visit

February 09, 2015 2:52 pm

Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam has begun a four-day state visit to India starting Sunday, as the two countries mark 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations.


President Pranab Mukherjee hosts 'At Home' reception

January 26, 2016 5:36 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee played host to a traditional and annual Republic Day 'At Home' reception for dignitaries and the general public on the lawns of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were French President Francois Hollande, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several Union Cabinet Ministers. Former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung were also among those who turned up for the function. French President Hollande was welcomed by Prime Minister Modi and other Indian dignitaries. The President's Bodyguards escorted President Mukherjee to the dais following which the national anthem was played. Thereafter, he mingled with President Hollande, the chief guest for the Republic Day parade, and others.

Ceremonial reception for Hollande at Rashtrapati Bhavan

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): A ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for French President Francois Hollande on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Prakash Javdekar and MoS Prime Minister office jitendra Singh were among the other present at the ceremony. President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, is on a three-day visit to India.