Pratibha Devisingh Patil

  • Sachin Tendulkar set to join Rajya Sabha April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar’s nomination as Member of Parliament to the Rajya Sabha has been approved by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil. Tendulkar accepted the offer of a seat in the Upper House of Parliament after he met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday. His nomination,...
  • Kalam releases President Patil's biography December 19, 2010

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil would not have thought of a better gift on her 76th birthday on Sunday. Her biography 'An Inspirational Journey President Pratibha Devisingh Patil' was released by none other than her predecessor APJ Abdul Kalam who said today's youth should take inspiration from her five decades of...
  • President appoints Chawla as the new CEC March 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Election Commissioner Naveen Chawla will be the next Chief Election Commissioner of India. President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday appointed Chawla as the next Chief Election Commissioner will effect from April 20, said a Rashtrapati Bhawan spokesperson. The current CEC N Gopalaswamy will retire on April 20, 2009. Chawla’s tenure as...