Articles about Pranab Mukherjee

'Will uphold integrity, secularism': Ex-President's son Abhijit Mukherjee joins TMC

05 Jul 2021

'Will uphold integrity, secularism': Ex-President's son Abhijit Mukherjee joins TMC

Abhijit Mukherjee, the son of former President Pranab Mukherjee, joined the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Kolkata, West Bengal on Monday.

President Kovind condemns R-Day violence in address to Parliament

29 Jan 2021

President Kovind condemns R-Day violence in address to Parliament

On Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed both Houses of the Parliament amid a sweeping boycott by 17 Opposition parties.

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala tests positive for COVID-19

06 Oct 2020

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala tests positive for COVID-19

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19

29 Sep 2020

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19. The 71-year-old had been found positive for the novel coronavirus during a routine test for the viral disease.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full military honors

01 Sep 2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full military honors

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who breathed his last on Monday at the age of 84, weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, was cremated at New Delhi's Lodhi Crematorium with full military honors.

Entertainment round-up: Bollywood mourns loss of Pranab Mukherjee, more

31 Aug 2020

Entertainment round-up: Bollywood mourns loss of Pranab Mukherjee, more

On Monday, Bollywood celebrities took to social media to mourn the loss of former President and Congress party veteran Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away this evening at the age of 84.

Government announces 7-day state mourning upon ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's death

31 Aug 2020

Government announces 7-day state mourning upon ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's death

The central government on Monday announced a seven-day state mourning to pay respect to former President Pranab Mukherjee, who died earlier today.

Pranab Mukherjee passes away; PM Modi, President Kovind pay tributes

31 Aug 2020

Pranab Mukherjee passes away; PM Modi, President Kovind pay tributes

India's former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday, weeks after he tested positive for coronavirus,

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive

31 Aug 2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive

India's 13th President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away today, several days after he informed that he had contracted coronavirus.

Pranab Mukherjee in 'septic shock after lung infection'; health declines

31 Aug 2020

Pranab Mukherjee in 'septic shock after lung infection'; health declines

There has been a decline in the health of former President Pranab Mukherjee (84), the Delhi hospital where he is undergoing treatment said in a statement on Monday.

Pranab Mukherjee's health condition worsens; develops signs of lung infection

19 Aug 2020

Pranab Mukherjee's health condition worsens; develops signs of lung infection

The medical condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee has deteriorated on Wednesday after he developed signs of a lung infection, said the Army's Research & Referral (R&R) Hospital in Delhi.

Slight improvement: Pranab Mukherjee's daughter gives update on his health

14 Aug 2020

Slight improvement: Pranab Mukherjee's daughter gives update on his health

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee had been admitted to the hospital on Monday for brain surgery; where he had tested positive for coronavirus.

As Pranab Mukherjee remains critical, daughter Sharmistha makes a wish

12 Aug 2020

As Pranab Mukherjee remains critical, daughter Sharmistha makes a wish

Congress member Sharmistha Mukherjee, the daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee, put out a tweet on Wednesday suggesting that she has surrendered in front of Almighty, just as the 84-year-old continues to remain critical.

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

11 Aug 2020

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for coronavirus

10 Aug 2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for coronavirus

Former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee informed via a tweet on Monday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Taking victory lap was my greatest moment: Sachin Tendulkar

24 Apr 2020

Taking victory lap was my greatest moment: Sachin Tendulkar

Lifting the prestigious silverware at Wankhede was undoubtedly the highest point of Sachin Tendulkar's career.

Sachin's 2011 World Cup lap named best Laureus sporting moment

18 Feb 2020

Sachin's 2011 World Cup lap named best Laureus sporting moment

On April 2, 2011, Indian skipper MS Dhoni comprehensively owned the Wankhede crowd with his historic six which made India World Champions after 28 years.

Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

29 Dec 2019

Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

Hemant Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday, days after the coalition of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) swept assembly polls.

Five times Bollywood celebrities were trolled for their political "acumen"

19 Dec 2019

Five times Bollywood celebrities were trolled for their political "acumen"

Whether they are promoting their movies, chilling on a chat show or even contesting elections, the political understanding of Bollywood celebrities sounds, at best, debatable.

Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…

05 Dec 2019

Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the ghastly 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if the advice of his predecessor Inder Kumar Gujral had been heeded.

Modi, Amit Shah, and other politicians condole Arun Jaitley's death

24 Aug 2019

Modi, Amit Shah, and other politicians condole Arun Jaitley's death

Two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS hospital following complaints of breathlessness, former Finance Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66.

Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence

20 Aug 2019

Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday needled the intolerance debate by saying the country witnessed disturbing trends in the last few years.

Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?

09 Aug 2019

Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?

Pranab Mukherjee, one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor on Thursday, by President Ram Nath Kovind.

How MP Vijay Kumar's been helping CA-aspirants realize their dreams

29 Jul 2019

How MP Vijay Kumar's been helping CA-aspirants realize their dreams

MP Vijay Kumar is an illustrious Chartered Accountant who needs no introduction. He is popular among CA students across the country for his books on various finance/accounting subjects.

This IIT-Delhi start-up offers pollution fix for just Rs. 10

16 Jun 2019

This IIT-Delhi start-up offers pollution fix for just Rs. 10

With 22 of the world's 30 most polluted cities in India, it is one of the most polluted countries. The national capital itself is so polluted, that breathing in Delhi is just the same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day.

Why is 'Dal Raisina' highlight of today's ceremony? Chef tells

30 May 2019

Why is 'Dal Raisina' highlight of today's ceremony? Chef tells

The entire world has its eyes set on Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. But a dish, which will be the highlight of the menu, has sort of stolen Modi's thunder.

BJP-backed NaMo TV goes off-air after Lok Sabha elections

21 May 2019

BJP-backed NaMo TV goes off-air after Lok Sabha elections

For the Lok Sabha elections, which ended on May 19, BJP went all out as far as campaigning was concerned. NaMo TV, which was backed by the party, also became a part of the high-pitched campaign.

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

26 Jan 2019

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna

25 Jan 2019

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday awarded Bharat Ratna to former President Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumously), and music maestro Dr. Bhupen Hazarika (posthumously).

Both Congress and BJP are guilty of making sexism normal

10 Jan 2019

Both Congress and BJP are guilty of making sexism normal

Congress President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has sparked outrage with BJP and netizens slamming him.

After endorsing 'Mamata Banerjee for PM', Dilip Ghosh says 'impossible'

06 Jan 2019

After endorsing 'Mamata Banerjee for PM', Dilip Ghosh says 'impossible'

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh, who recently said state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could become Prime Minister, has now said there is no such possibility.

Ghana: Government removes 'racist' Gandhi statue from university grounds

14 Dec 2018

Ghana: Government removes 'racist' Gandhi statue from university grounds

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi, which had been unveiled in 2016 by President Pranab Mukherjee at the University of Ghana, has been removed from the university grounds on account of Gandhi's "racist" outlook towards Africans.

#IshaAmbaniWedding: Ambanis to host a grand reception on December 14

12 Dec 2018

#IshaAmbaniWedding: Ambanis to host a grand reception on December 14

Anand Piramal and Isha Ambani are all set to become man and wife tonight. Their wedding is one of the biggest events of the nation and the Ambanis have made sure to make it a grand affair.

Kartarpur corridor: Sushma Swaraj won't visit Pakistan, names two ministers

25 Nov 2018

Kartarpur corridor: Sushma Swaraj won't visit Pakistan, names two ministers

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has declined Pakistan's invitation for the groundbreaking ceremony at Kartarpur on November 28, citing prior commitments, but has named two ministers instead.

Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary

19 Nov 2018

Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi and several other political leaders paid tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth-anniversary today.

PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

14 Nov 2018

PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi today paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.

Tributes pour in for Indira Gandhi on her 34th death-anniversary

31 Oct 2018

Tributes pour in for Indira Gandhi on her 34th death-anniversary

The nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee, and several other leaders paying tributes to her.

#HappyBdayPMModi: RaGa wishes health, happiness to PM; latter thanks him

17 Sep 2018

#HappyBdayPMModi: RaGa wishes health, happiness to PM; latter thanks him

On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday today, Congress President Rahul Gandhi wished him health and happiness in a tweet.

RSS may invite Rahul, Yechury for lecture series by Bhagwat

27 Aug 2018

RSS may invite Rahul, Yechury for lecture series by Bhagwat

The RSS may invite Congress President Rahul Gandhi to attend a three-day lecture series by Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi next month.

You can rate and review MPs, MLAs with this app

24 Aug 2018

You can rate and review MPs, MLAs with this app

Former President Pranab Mukherjee today unveiled the "NETA" app, which lets users rate their MLAs and MPs and is being billed as an instrument to gauge voter sentiment across constituencies in the country.