Pranab Mukherjee

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit faces 'tough' battle in Jangipur

Jangipur has been a Congress bastion over the past 15 years, electing its then veteran leader Pranab Mukherjee in 2004 and 2009.

published on : 20th April 2019

Quixotic heroism can't lead India, says Pranab Mukherjee

Mukherjee was speaking at AIMA Managing Awards ceremony in New Delhi.

published on : 9th April 2019

Poverty and unemployment continues to be major challenge: Pranab Mukherjee

The former Indian president said that there is a need to achieve higher social inclusion in which members can collectively participate.

published on : 16th February 2019

Pluralism, tolerance the soul of India, says Pranab Mukherjee

Being inclusive and accepting of every single Indian — with all their plurality, differences and faiths — is not a choice, but a dictum, said former President, Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee. 

published on : 14th February 2019

It’s that time of the year to ThinkEdu again

India’s biggest education conclave, The New Indian Express’ ThinkEdu Conclave, is back with its seventh edition.

published on : 13th February 2019

Humbled by honour: Pranab Mukherjee on Bharat Ratna

The former President congratulated citizens on the occasion of the 70th Republic Day and urged them to live by foundational ethics.

published on : 27th January 2019

Tamil Nadu CM greets Pranab Mukherjee on being conferred Bharat Ratna

He said Mukherjee had worked selflessly for the welfare of the nation and held several significant ministerial portfolios.

published on : 26th January 2019

We must strive to protect and preserve foundational ethics of Constitution: Pranab Mukherjee 70th Republic Day

Wishing fellow citizens on the 70th Republic Day, the former President urged them to strengthen their resolve to live up to the ideals of the Constitution.

published on : 26th January 2019

Bharat Ratna to Pranab Mukherjee: Rahul Gandhi says 'one of our own' honoured

He also expressed happiness for Bharat Ratna being conferred on Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika, both posthumously.

published on : 25th January 2019

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh and Bhupen Hazarika to be conferred with Bharat Ratna

In an official statement, the government said Deshmukh and Hazarika were conferred the award posthumously.

published on : 25th January 2019

PM Modi wishes Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday

Born on December 11, 1935, Pranab Mukherjee served as President between 2012-2017.

published on : 11th December 2018

India should have been a USD 5-6 trillion economy: Pranab Mukherjee

Addressing students of Greenwood High International School on the topic 'Value of education in todays scenario,' Mukherjee said India has the potential to become a global economic power.

published on : 28th November 2018

India passing through rising intolerance: Pranab Mukherjee

The former president said that the land which gave the world the concept of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam is now in news for rising levels of intolerance.

published on : 24th November 2018

India unlearning own tolerance lesson: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab asked if the country was moving in the right direction in preserving the concept of unity in diversity.

published on : 24th November 2018

Media must serve people, not the powerful: Pranab Mukherjee

'By stridently sticking to the truth, the media can act as the upholder of fairness and integrity.  The watchdog must be forever on the alert,' he said.

published on : 19th November 2018
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