Pranab Mukherjee: News

08 Jan 2018


Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, Pranab Mukherjee to lose official accommodation?

Former-presidents Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee as well as former-PMs Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh may soon have to vacate their official residences in Delhi.

11 Dec 2017


Former president Pranab Mukherjee turns 82 today!

The consummate politician, Pranab Mukherjee has famously been described as Congress's quintessential Man Friday. Ironically, he was rewarded with the President's post but was not trusted enough to be made PM.

16 Oct 2017

Kapil Sibal

Pranab: Meeting Ramdev at airport in 2011 was a mistake

The release of the third volume of former president Pranab Mukherjee's autobiography "The Coalition Years: 1996 to 2012" has raked up issues about UPA days.

27 Jul 2017


Pranab Mukherjee: Glimpses of an eventful life in politics

As India is investing tonnes of hope in its new President Ram Nath Kovind, Pranab Mukherjee said goodbye to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, concluding another eventful chapter in his political career.

25 Jul 2017


Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th Indian president

Ram Nath Kovind has been sworn in as the 14th Indian president today at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.

23 Jul 2017


Pranab Mukherjee thanks all Parliamentarians as he steps down

With Ram Nath Kovind set to take his post as the 14th President of India, today was Pranab Mukherjee's last day at office.

22 Jul 2017


PSEB Chairman Sanjay Kothari appointed as secretary to the president

IAS officer Sanjay Kothari of Haryana cadre has been appointed as the secretary to the president.

18 Jul 2017


What are President Mukherjee's post retirement plans?

With President Pranab Mukherjee's term coming to an end, the refurbishing of his next residence, 10 Rajaji Marg was seen going on at a feverish pace.

14 Jul 2017


'Book fairies' leaving books across Mumbai, waiting to be found

People in Mumbai are finding books in the most unexpected places like Nariman Point, Mani Bhavan, thanks to 'book fairies'.

01 Jul 2017


GST: Modi launches 'Good and Simpler Tax' in historic ceremony

At midnight on July 1, PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee pressed a ceremonial button to herald the Goods and Services Tax, shifting India towards a 'One Nation, One Tax' regime.

27 Jun 2017


Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

With the launch of the Metro Green line in Bengaluru that connects the East-West and North-South corridors, the real estate around the routes have become hot properties.

24 Jun 2017


Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

While India is yet to decide on its next President, looks like the Railway Ministry is already busy with preparations for Pranab Mukherjee's successor.

21 Jun 2017


Bengaluru cop wins hearts by prioritizing ambulance over presidential convoy

As the convoy of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee approached the Trinity Circle in Bengaluru, traffic sub-inspector ML Nijalingappa spotted an ambulance making its way towards the junction from another road.

20 Jun 2017


Over 21,000 women went missing in Karnataka from 2014-17

A total of 21,053 women have gone missing between 2014 and 2017 in Karnataka. So far, 17,777 women have been traced out of them.

19 Jun 2017


Bengaluru bit by yoga bug, from old to young everyone's practising

Bengaluru has reached a yoga frenzy with people as old as 79-year-old to young men, women practising yoga and not missing it for a single day.

19 Jun 2017


Presidential election: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP candidate

In a rather unexpected move, the BJP has chosen Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind as their candidate for the upcoming Presidential election.

18 Jun 2017


Bengaluru: When President decided not to act like a VIP

In the city to inaugurate Bengaluru's Namma metro, India's President Pranab Mukherjee broke away with the typical trend of sticking and living up to VVIP symbol.

18 Jun 2017


President Mukherjee rejects two more mercy petitions, totalling 30

As President Pranab Mukherjee prepares to retire from office in a month, he is considering the final mercy petitions before him.

12 Jun 2017


Heavy rains cause landslide in Karnataka, 3 children dead

Heavy rains wreaked havoc for the people of Uttara Kannada district, after a landslide buried alive three children. Atleast 8 houses were destroyed.

08 Jun 2017


Bengaluru's Phase 1 metro to be inaugurated on June 17

Bengaluru's wait for Phase 1 metro will soon be over with its last leg to be inaugurated on June 17 by President Pranab Mukherjee.

01 Jun 2017


Law ministry clears appointment of 14 judges to Bombay HC

The Law Ministry recently notified the appointment of 14 additional judges to the Bombay High Court, after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent.

14 May 2017

Narendra Modi

Essel Group 90th anniversary: PM Modi, President Mukherjee to attend

Essel group, the conglomerate which owns the Zee entertainment network is set to mark its ninetieth anniversary on Sunday.

12 Apr 2017


Assam's only all-women bank: KMUCB addresses women's financial concerns

Only 26% of Indian women hold an account with a formal financial institution.

09 Apr 2017


Parties liable to fulfill manifesto promises: Says, CJI

Chief Justice of India, Jagdish Singh Khehar on Saturday slammed political parties for making promises in their election manifestos that don't reflect socio-economic realities, as well as perpetrate caste politics. He added that political parties be held accountable for not keeping their promises.

01 Apr 2017


IIT-Madras students develop mechanical toilet cleaner

5 students from IIT Madras have developed a hands-free mechanical device that sanitizes and cleans toilets before use.

28 Mar 2017


AAP MLAs disqualification case: Election Commission concludes hearing

The Election Commission (EC) concluded the hearing on the 'Office-of-Profit' case against 21 AAP MLAs who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries in 2015.

18 Feb 2017

Delhi Police

Air India to launch all-women crew, round-the-world flight

To celebrate Women's Day, Air India will launch an all-women crew, around-the-world flight from Delhi to San Francisco and back, on February 27.

18 Dec 2016

Narendra Modi

Tajikistan President holds bilateral talks with PM Modi

Visiting Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon held delegation level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.

12 Nov 2016


What's up with Delhi and NCR?

The 36th India International Trade Fair will centre around the 'Digital India' theme and will have Wi-Fi accessibility for better connectivity.

18 Aug 2016


President Pranab Mukherjee appoints new State Governors

Four new State Governors have been appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.

14 Aug 2016


Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha harassed on Facebook

President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter, Sharmistha Mukherjee, said that she was harassed on Facebook by a person by the name of Partha Mandal, who sent her sexually explicit messages on Friday.

11 Aug 2016


Trade Agreement with Croatia

The Cabinet today gave the go-ahead for signing and ratifying of the 'Trade and Economic cooperation' agreement between India and Croatia.