President Of India

  • Rashtrapati Bhawan forecourt to host public visitors 08-12-2012 01:56 PM

    New Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhawan will now host 200 public visitors every Saturday at its forecourt for witnessing the ceremonial 'Change of Guard' conducted in precision by smartly dressed Armymen and caparisoned horses. The ceremony which entails a series of military traditions, from bugles and bands to the horse-riding President's Body...
  • SC rejects Sangma's plea on Pranab's election as President 05-12-2012 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma's petition challenging Pranab Mukherjee's election as the President of India. The apex court said that Sangma's petition was not maintainable. The Supreme Court had on November 21 reserved its verdict for December 5 as to whether...
  • Best way to find the next President!

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    With presidential candidates being discussed in the circles of power, Panditji was wondering what the characteristics of the ideal presidential candidate would be. Back again...

  • Teach girls martial arts for protection: President 02-11-2011 05:33 PM

    Lucknow: The security of women should be of prime concern for law-enforcing authorities as well as society, President Pratibha Patil said on Wednesday, terming self-protection "the best" and suggesting martial arts training for girls in educational institutions. "An issue of deep concern is the rising trend of crimes against women,...
  • 17 mercy petitions pending before the President 04-07-2011 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Mercy petitions of 17 people on death row are pending before President Pratibha Patil, reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed. Most of the pleas are from those convicted of murder or rape. In reply to information sought under the RTI Act by Subhash Chandra...
  • Karnataka Governor a Cong stooge: BJP 13-07-2010 05:10 PM

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  • India gets China's backing at the UNSC 28-05-2010 11:43 AM

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  • President attacks Naxals in her speech 22-02-2010 08:47 PM

    Allies had been pressurising govt to go soft on Naxals. ...
  • Pratibha Patil to revamp image with fighter jet ride 16-11-2009 04:45 PM

    Reactions to the sedate Prez's sudden stab at flamboyance are varied. ...
  • Do politicians deserve corporate salaries? 12-01-2008 07:45 AM

    Karachi: Young Pakistan left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz has revealed that he and the coaching staff had planned well in advance the first ball dismissal of India's man-of-the-tournament Yuvraj Singh in the high-profile World Cup semi-final clash in Mohali. Wahab was the wrecker in chief during India's innings in the semi-final...
  • Salary not the only incentive for President 12-01-2008 12:41 AM

    Jaipur: Australian spin legend Shane Warne on Tuesday said it will be difficult for India to find a suitable replacement for coach Gary Kirsten, under whom the side reached the pinnacle of the game. Kirsten steered India to World Cup glory and the side also became the number one Test...
  • President joins Rs 1-lakh bandwagon, gets a hike 10-01-2008 03:26 PM

    Mumbai: Australian umpire Simon Taufel Saturday hoped that the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka will be remembered for the quality of cricket on the field. Taufel, who will be officiating in his first World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium, will be the on-field umpire along with...
  • Hunt continues for next best Prez 10-04-2007 01:40 AM

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  • Kalam delivers pep-talk at IIT Powai 23-12-2006 07:13 PM

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