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  • Jul 22, 2012 21:17 IST

    Lord Paul lauds 'great victory' for Pranab

    NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul today described Pranab Mukherjee's election as President of India as a great victory of a person who is well respected for his maturity and impartiality.

  • Jul 22, 2012 21:53 IST

    BJP miffed over cross-voting

    Upset over cross-voting in Karnataka by its party MLAs in the Presidential poll, BJP on Sunday asked its state unit to form a committee to thoroughly probe the issue and submit a report and announced that it would take appropriate action in the matter.

  • Jul 22, 2012 22:09 IST

    Naveen congratulates Pranab

    Odisha chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik congratulated Pranab Mukherjee for his victory in the presidential election.

  • Jul 22, 2012 22:34 IST

    Son to request newly elected Prez for Sarabjit's release

    Abhijit Mukherjee, son of Pranab Mukherjee, elected as the 13th President, on Sunday said as a citizen the first request to his father would be to take up the issue of Sarabjit Singh's release with his Pakistani counterpart.

  • Pranab Mukherjee
    Jul 23, 2012 00:20 IST

    Birbhum, Nadia celebrate Poltu’s win

    At Birbhum’s Miriti village, Sunday was Holi, Diwali and Durga Puja rolled into one. Drums beat, crackers burst, conches blew, gulal reddened the earth and every hand was piled with sweets. HT reports.

  • Pranab Mukherjee
    Jul 23, 2012 00:49 IST

    Pranab’s worry: How to hold Durga Puja?

    On the biggest day of his long public life, a small concern remains for India's next President Pranab Mukherjee: how to go and conduct Durga Puja at his ancestral village of Kirnahar for the next five years? Saubhadra Chatterji reports.

  • Congress supporters
    Jul 24, 2012 11:27 IST

    Pakistan needs to learn from India about democracy: Daily

    The manner in which the Indian presidential election was conducted "with none of the innuendo and suspicions which surround similar events" in Pakistan is testimony to the way in which systems have been institutionalised in India, said a Pakistani daily.

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    Jul 25, 2012 00:56 IST

    Patil’s message: Fight corruption

    In her farewell speech, outgoing President Pratibha Patil urged the nation to fight corruption terming it as the “enemy of development and good governance”.

  • Jul 25, 2012 12:46 IST

    Role and power of India's President

    India's President is the titular head of the state, enjoys certain powers and performs a variety of ceremonial functions.

  • Jul 25, 2012 12:54 IST

    Pranab's friends go down memory lane

    As Pranab Mukherjee was sworn in as the 13th President, a band of his friends in a corner of Bengal today recalled with nostalgia the days spent with him.

  • Jul 25, 2012 19:05 IST

    Omita Paul appointed Secretary to President

    Omita Paul, a long time aide of Pranab Mukherjee, was on Wednesday appointed secretary to the President.

  • Chief Justice
    Jul 28, 2012 18:07 IST

    Presidential saloon for Pranab?

    In one of his first official tasks, President Pranab Mukherjee will need to take a call on not entirely mundane a matter: Should a presidential saloon be constructed and made available for his use?

  • Agatha Sangma
    Jul 12, 2012 21:19 IST

    Sangma's daughter may face trouble after presidential poll

    Agatha Sangma could face trouble after the Presidential polls with the NCP leadership receiving complaints against her from party units in Chhattisgarh and Odisha that she campaigned for her father P A Sangma, the BJP-backed oppsoition nominee for the top post.

  • Jul 13, 2012 22:05 IST

    My candidature reflects broad consensus for Prez poll: Pranab

    UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said a large number of non-UPA parties have extended support to him and this reflects a broad consensus on his candidature for the top Constitutional post.

  • PA Sangma
    Jul 14, 2012 13:17 IST

    Sangma seeks support in Bihar

    Opposition-backed candidate PA Sangma arrived in Patna today seeking support in the July 19 Presidential election.