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- In a message that was read out at the first Pranab Mukherjee Memorial Lecture on Tuesday to mark the first death anniversary of the former president, Modi said that blessed with unparalleled intellectual capabilities
Published on Sep 01, 2021 01:47 AM IST
Mukherjee made these comments in his memoir “The Presidential Years, 2012-2017” which he wrote before his death last year. The book released on Tuesday.
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 09:45 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The opposition will try to pin down the government over issues such as corruption, ‘involvement’ of a BJP minister in dubious land deals, and increase in power tariff .
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 05:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times/Shimla | Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
India’s former President Pranab Mukherjee, 84, was admitted to the hospital earlier last month and had undergone surgery for the removal of a clot in his brain.
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
In a no-holds-barred attack on Congress candidates Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary and Abhijit Banerjee (son of former president Pranab Mukherjee), Mamata Banerjee said both of them were getting support of the RSS.
Published on Apr 15, 2019 09:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata |HT Correspondent
Pranab Mukherjee also expressed concern over the estimate that 1 per cent of Indians hold over 60 per cent of the country’s total wealth and called on corporates to help bring people out of poverty.
Published on Apr 09, 2019 10:13 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Former president Pranab Mukherjee, singer Bhupen Hazarika, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh awarded Bharat Ratna
Former president Pranab Mukherjee, singer Bhupen Hazarika and social activist Nanaji Deshmukh have been awarded Bharat Ratna
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 09:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The former president lauded the students who were awarded for their exemplary performance, saying academics is not the only sphere which makes an individual successful in life but holistic development as well.
Published on Dec 04, 2018 04:31 PM IST
PTI, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Pranab Mukherjee expressed concern over rising intolerance and violation of human rights, coupled with a widening gulf between the rich and poor with top one per cent rich pocketing the lion’s share of country’s wealth.
Updated on Nov 24, 2018 01:42 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service |Indo Asian News Service
To say that former CM of Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah, stole the show with his fire and brimstone delivery last Friday at the launch of ‘Remembering Rajni’, at the Nehru Centre, would be an understatement
Updated on Sep 18, 2018 09:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Malavika Sangghvi
Delhi Police said he was arrested from Bengaluru, almost a year after they received a complaint from Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Updated on Aug 11, 2018 04:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Anvit Srivastava
It is important to realise that incessant criticism of the RSS over the years has only strengthened it. Today the BJP, its political arm, is ruling over 20 states as well as the country itself. How can one treat such a powerful organisation as an untouchable for perpetuity?
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 09:21 AM IST
Former president Pranab Mukherjee also highlighted inclusiveness, pluralism and unity in diversity as foundation of Bharat, says RSS official spokesperson.
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 11:47 AM IST
Press Trust of India, Nagpur |Press Trust of India
Former president Pranab Mukherjee addressed an RSS event at its headquarters in Nagpur.
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 10:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Nagpur |HT Correspondents
Former president Pranab Mukherjee is in Nagpur to address the valedictory function of the RSS’s third-year officers’ training camp today, the move his daughter and many Congress leaders have scoffed at.
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 02:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Pradip Kumar Maitra
Pranab Mukherjee will be addressing the RSS’ third-year camp for its volunteers at Nagpur on June 7.
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 10:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Smriti Kak Ramachandran
Vartika Nanda is jail reformist, professor of journalism at Lady Shree Ram College in New Delhi and convenor of the Tinka Tinka Foundation, a public charitable trust dedicated to jail reform.
Updated on Apr 23, 2018 05:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Shalaka Shinde
Modi, 63, neatly attired in a beige Nehru jacket, was sworn in by President Pranab Mukherjee 10 days after leading the National Democratic Alliance to a landslide win in the world’s biggest election. Video: Modi takes oath as prime minister
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 07:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , New DelhiKumar Uttam and Saubhadra Chatterji