Tag Archives: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Addresses Nation Ahead of Republic Day 2016 (FULL TEXT)

President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of 67th Republic Day today, Monday with the Republic Day parade to take place in New Delhi on Tuesday. Here is the full text of the President’s address that has touched upon seveal anomalies and aggravations hitting the country’s body politique. My Fellow Citizens: On the eve of the sixty-seventh Republic ...

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President Pranab Mukherjee’s Wife Suvra Mukherjee Passes Away

President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra Mukherjee passed away on Tuesday morning, after suffering from heart ailments. Born on 17 Sept. 1940, Surva was married to Pranab Mukherjee when she was 17 years and in their 58 years of marriage they never fought even for a single day, she once said in her interview. She passed away on Tuesday morning at ...

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LIVE: President Mukherjee Addressed the Nation on the eve of 69th Independence Day of India

Catch all the live updates of Presidents Speech addressed the nation on the eve of 69th Independence day of India. #PresidentMukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of 69th Independence Day of India pic.twitter.com/9QmvyumI3V — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) August 14, 2015 Warm greetings on the eve of 68th anniversary of Independence #PresidentMukherjee — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) August 14, ...

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President Pranab Mukherjee Pitches for More Healthcare Budget

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee called for more budget for a healthcare system, which is universally accessible, affordable and effective, as it is “crucial for a developing country like India.” Inaugurating the Mid-Term Meet 2015 of the National Interventional Council of the Cardiological Society of India on Saturday in New Delhi, the President, who was also finance minister in several Congress ...

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Pranab, Modi to attend ‘Aap Ki Adalat’ TV Show Celebrations

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior ministers will attend an event Dec 21 to celebrate 21 years of television show “Aap Ki Adalat” that has been running since 1993. The event will also be attended by top bureaucrats, judges and cricketers. “Tributes will be paid to late Bal Thackeray, Rajesh Khanna, Rajesh Pilot, Pramod Mahajan and ghazal ...

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President Presents National Child Award to 20 Children (Photos)

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday presented the prestigious National Child Awards to 20 children for their exceptional achievements in various fields on the occasion of Children’s Day and five of them are from Karnataka, while Tamil Nadu and Haryana won two each. Delhi had a lone winner. Mukherjee also presented the Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards, 2014, to three individuals from ...

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Delhi Govt Formation: Cabinet Approves Dissolution of Delhi Assembly

After the Union Cabinet Meeting conducted today, it approved the recommendation by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on the dissolution of Delhi assembly. The meeting was held at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence at 7 Race Course Road today. Jung has sent a report to the President confirming that all parties have "expressed their inability to form the government," on Tuesday ...

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Delhi Govt Formation: Lt Governor Recommends Dissolution of Delhi Assembly

After Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung sent a report to the President confirming that all parties have “expressed their inability to form the government,” Delhi is likely to go ahead for fresh polls. Jung has met all parties to discuss the possibility of government formation in Delhi on Monday. An official statement from the L-G’s office said, “L-G held consultations with ...

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President Says ‘India Committed to Work Closely with Afghanistan’

India was "committed to working closely with Afghanistan" and wanted it to act as a bridge between south and central Asia and beyond, said President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday. The President had conveyed his greetings and best wishes to Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on his assumption of the office of the Afghan President. ...

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