Tag: President Pranab Mukherjee

I have received much more from the country than what I have given: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today (24 July 2017) received books and reports related to Rashtrapati Bhavan today at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the eve of demitting office as the 13th President of India. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that he was overwhelmed by a deep

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KPS Gill: The Hero of Punjab

  Historian Rajiv Lochan on the demise of Former DGP of Punjab KPS Gill: Terrorists have to be first unarmed or killed. Talking to terrorists does not convert them to a sensible point of view but only encourages them to do more terror. Gill’s arrival in Punjab effectively eliminated the Khalistani terrorists. Then the wooly

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68th Republic Day celebrated with grand parade showcasing India’s military might

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The 68th Republic Day was celebrated today with a grand parade showcasing India’s military might in the capital and with the unfurling of tricolor and ceremonial marchpast across all Indian States. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the Chief Guest at this year’s parade, which

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President for holding elections for Federal Government and State Assemblies together

Newsroom24x7 Staff Three Ds are essential for Parliament. These are debate, dissension and decision. Disruption is totally unacceptable. -Pranab Mukherjee, President of India New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that frequent elections is a costly affair. There is drainage on financial resources for holding and conducting elections and we are ready to

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World will have to fight the forces spreading terror by radicalising people on the basis of religion: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, addressing the nation for the fifth time on the eve of Independence Day, said that in these four years, he has seen with some disquiet, forces of divisiveness and intolerance trying to raise their ugly head. Attacks on weaker sections that militate against the national ethos are aberrations

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Kabul blasts: 80 killed, 230 wounded

Newsroom24x7 Staff Kabul (Afghanistan): Explosives detonated by terrorists said to be linked to the so called Islamic State today killed 80 people and wounded 230 at Deh Mazang square here. The IS-linked Amaq news agency claimed two fighters “detonated explosive belts at a gathering of Shia”. The attack has been condemned by Taliban. The attack

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Pranab Mukherjee for an “updated narrative of India-Ghana relations”

Newsroom24x7 Desk Accra: President of India Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on the need for a paradigm shift in the way India and Ghana conduct their relations. The President was addressing the students and faculty of University of Ghana here on Monday (June 13, 2016). He said that both countries should further build on the foundation

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President signs ordinance to defer NEET

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today signed the contorversial ordinance to defer by one year the holding of National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test (NEET)-the common medical entrance test for admission to medical colleges across the country. The President signed the ordinance after he was reportedly briefed about the difficulties being encountered in introducing NEET by

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President of India condoles the loss of lives due to massive forest fires in Uttarakhand

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives in Uttarakhand due to massive forest fires which have affected large areas of the State, causing air pollution as well as damage to environment. In his message to Dr. K.K. Paul, the Governor of Uttarakhand, the President has said

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Retreat of Judges of the Supreme Court: President says Justice should be accessible, affordable and quick

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: President Pranab Mukherjee today said for justice to have meaning to the people, it must be accessible, affordable and quick. The President was inaugurating the Fourth Retreat of Judges of the Spreme Court at the National Judicial Academy in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Access to justice for the poorest of the poor would

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‘India Aviation’ 2016 resonates well with ‘Make in India’, ‘Stand up India’ and ‘Start up India’:Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk Hyderabad: President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 5th Edition of ‘India Aviation’ here today. Speaking on the occasion, the President said India is at the threshold of taking a major leap in the aviation sector. ‘India Aviation’ 2016 is well timed and resonates well with our latest policy initiatives of ‘Make in

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Universities must become temples of knowledge and learning: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk   New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon the universities to work towards becoming temples of knowledge and learning. The president was speaking to a select gathering on the concluding day of the 3-day Festival of Innovation at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday. On this occasion he presented the Visitor’s Awards for the

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Deendayal Upadhyaya’s philosophy guides all programmes of NDA Government: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Prannab Mukherjee today addressing both Houses of Parliament on the opening day of the Budget session commemorated the memory of the leading founders of the erstwhile Jan Sangh Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and recalling his philosophy of Ekatma Manavata (single spirit of humanity), said it envisages Antyodaya, where

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Tolerance is not a political cliche, says President Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk Suri, Birbhum : Durga puja celebrations took the President of India Pranab Mukherjee to his village Mirati, where the President attended a felicitation ceremony and expressed his views on culture, tradition, tolerance and plurality – the edifice of Indian democracy. President’s comments are getting interpreted as a concern on the ongoing political debates

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