PRANAB MUKERJEE

  • Centre assures SC it will not execute death row convict Bhullar February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has assured the Supreme Court that death row convict Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar will not be executed. The assurance comes in the wake of a mercy plea filed by his wife which is still pending before the President. The government has...
  • Pranab's victory foregone conclusion: Narayanasamy June 23, 2012

    Chennai: With some constituents of BJPled NDA supporting the candidature of UPA's presidential nominee Pranab Mukerjee, his victory is a "foregone conclusion", Minister of State in the PMO, V Narayanasamy, said in Chennai on Saturday. "It is a forgone conclusion (Mukherjee's win)...apart from UPA, many political parties are supporting him....
  • Book with contentious cartoon still on NCERT site May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Following the controversy over a 63yearold BR Ambedkar cartoon by K Shankar Pillai the government assured Parliament that no political cartoons would be allowed in school textbooks. Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee also announced that all the objectionable material would be withdrawn. But the National Council for Educational Research and...
  • India will take corrective measures: Pranab on S&P report April 25, 2012

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that S&P did not take into account that fiscal deficit was brought down. ...
  • Done Deal: India, US seal landmark nuclear pact October 11, 2008

    Washington: With India's concerns over IndiaUS civil nuclear deal met, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signed the bilateral 123 pact the final document of the IndoUS nuclear deal to seal the landmark accord. Mukherjee and Rice inked the "Agreement for Cooperation between...
  • US fuels India's concerns, no word on fuel supply October 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The United States of America has rejected an Indian demand made just hours before US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice lands in Delhi for a written assurance from President George W Bush to strengthen fuel supplies. The deal is ready to be inked between Rice and External Affairs Minister...