08 Sep 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has approved for the Constitution Amendment Bill for Goods and Services Tax (GST) paving way for introduction of the landmark tax reform in India. It is a moment of euphoria for the central government as the bill has finally became law after President has signed it.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Holding simultaneous national and state elections in the country, the brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seems to have found support from the none other than the first citizen himself.
25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee completed four years in office today. Pranab Mukherjee was elected as the 13th President of the Republic of India on 25th July, 2012. To mark the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Phase-II of the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum in the presence of President Mukherjee, vice president Hamid Ansari, and other dignitaries.
04 Sep 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday expressed happiness over the forthcoming canonisation of Mother Teresa and said every Indian will take pride in the recognition being accorded to her for service to humanity and God.
27 Aug 2016
Rajgir (Bihar): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday attended the maiden convocation ceremony of Nalanda University and launched the ground-breaking ceremony for construction of the sprawling university campus here, an official said.
15 Aug 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday paid homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on the occasion of 70th Independence Day.
14 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Against the backdrop of attacks on Dalits and minorities, President Pranab Mukherjee today said these incidents should be dealt with "firmly", calling the violence against "weaker sections" that militate against the national ethos as "aberrations".
13 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Eid-ul-Zuha is being celebrated with zeal, gaiety, gesture and full of religious fervour in across the country on Tuesday. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Eid-ul-Zuha with a message of peace and harmony.
17 Jul 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Vijender Singh on clinching the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title, saying that the star boxer has made the country proud with his feat.
28 Apr 2016
Port Moresby (PNG): With a focus on developing strong relations with Pacific Island nations, President Pranab Mukherjee today arrived in the capital of Papua New Guinea here, the first ever visit by an Indian head of state since India established diplomatic ties with the country in 1975.