Pranab Mukherjee

  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Search operation still on in Manali dam tragedy June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • President's address: The right roadmap for India? June 9, 2014

    Addressing the joint session of Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee laid out the roadmap for the new government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The President congratulated the newly elected government saying that India had made a wise choice by voting for a united and strong government. CNN-IBN takes the calls...
  • Has merit won over politics in Narendra Modi's Cabinet? June 14, 2014

    Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will take charge of the office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses...
  • Has Narendra Modi made a strong start with his first Cabinet? June 14, 2014

    Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will take charge of the office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. ...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi takes oath as India's 15th Prime Minister June 14, 2014

    Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi- the man who led the NDA to a landslide victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India on Monday. With the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan in the background, President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office and secrecy in Hindi...
  • Narendra Modi as PM: Will 'Achhe din' truly come? May 20, 2014

    Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Pranab Mukherjee along with other leaders of the National Democratic Alliance to stake claim to form the government. He was congratulated by the President for his 'grand victory', who then invited him to form the government. ...
  • e Lounge: Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan recieve Padma Awards 2014 April 1, 2014

    The names of the recipients of the prestigious Padma Awards for the year 2014 were announced on Monday. The list featured some faces from the film world as well. Bollywood actors Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan were among the Padma Award 2014 winners. ...
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi February 5, 2014

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...
  • Modi's comment on Pranab is unfortunate, says Manish Tewari February 5, 2014

    Hitting back at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's comment saying Pranab Mukherjee should have been Prime Minister in 1984 or 2004, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said, "It is unfortunate that the CM of Gujarat is dragging in the august office of the President of India into controversy." ...
  • Watch: President honouring Tendulkar, Prof CNR Rao with Bharat Ratna February 4, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday conferred former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and scientist Professor CNR Rao with the nation's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna. ...
  • AAP crisis: Is it a conspiracy or beginning of the end for Kejriwal? February 3, 2014

    The Delhi government on Monday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee asking for a probe against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for issuing fake provisional certificates to unauthorised colonies. ...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 30, 2014

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • The Last Word: Was the President's R-Day speech overtly political? January 27, 2014

    While addressing the nation on the eve of the 65th Republic Day, Pranab Mukherjee targeted AAP saying government is not a "charity shop" and "populist anarchy" cannot be a substitute for governance. Without taking the name of AAP, who earlier this week staged a two-day dharna outside Rail Bhawan against...
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe arrives at India's 65th Republic Day celebrations January 26, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh welcomed his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the Rajpath to witness the celebration of 65th Republic Day. The Japanese PM was accompanied by President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Watch: Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to Mandela at his memorial December 11, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday paid tribute to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela at his memorial. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 10, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back December 10, 2013

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11-year-old son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Nelson Mandela reminded us of Mahatma Gandhi's principles: Pranab December 10, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee, who was at the at the Memorial Service for the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, said he reminded of the principles that Mahatma Gandhi stood for. He said, "His life and struggles which represented hope for the down trodden not only in South Africa but all over the...
  • World mourns the death of South Africa's peacemaker Nelson Mandela December 6, 2013

    South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela died peacefully at home at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. Although Mandela had been frail and ailing for nearly a year,...
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? October 4, 2013

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...
  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states October 14, 2013

    Five states - Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram - will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • Advani trying to create a rift between President and govt: Congress October 4, 2013

    Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla on Friday blamed senior BJP leader LK Advani for trying to manipulate facts with his blog and trying to create a rift between the President and the government. Advani in a blog had written that Sonia Gandhi advised Rahul to oppose the...
  • Who deserves the real credit for killing the Bill on convicted politicians? October 3, 2013

    Even as the controversial ordinance and proposed Bill to shield convicted lawmakers has been withdrawn, politics is now playing out on who gets the credit. Is it Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, President Pranab Mukherjee or the Opposition? ...
  • Should the President reject the ordinance that gives a reprieve to convicted politicians? September 25, 2013

    Just a day after the Cabinet approved an ordinance bailing out convicted MPs and MLAs, the UPA government is finding itself isolated and cornered as most of the political parties have come together and demanded that President Pranab Mukherjee must not sign it. Former Congress leader Pranab could now put...
  • Ceasefire violations by Pak: Our patience has its limits, says Pranab August 15, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday cautioned Pakistan that India's patience had its limits and all efforts would be taken to protect the country's territorial integrity. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 14, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Big blow to Navy, blasts in submarine Sindhurakshak, 18 sailors missing August 14, 2013

    A massive fire broke out in a submarine, named Sindhurakshak, between Lion Gate and Seta Gate late on Tuesday night at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. ...
  • Watch: President Pranab Mukherjee's speech on Independence Day August 15, 2013

    In his address to the nation on the eve of 67th Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee expressed serious concern over the way Parliament and legislatures function and said corruption has become a major challenge. ...
  • Nation celebrates festival of colours, Holi March 27, 2013

    People across the country celebrates Holi, the festival of colours on Wednesday. President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi greeted people on Holi and expressed hope that the festival of colours will strengthen faith in national values and promote oneness and harmony. ...