Pratibha Patil

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre says price checks in place; Opposition stages walk out July 7, 2014

    Prices of food items are under control and there is no need for panic, the government declared on Monday in the Rajya Sabha which took up an impromptu discussion on inflation on the opening day of the Budget session after the opposition pressed for it. ...
  • Will preserve, protect the Constitution and the law: Pranab July 25, 2012

    In his first speech as president, Pranab spoke about economic realities and political challenges facing the nation. ...
  • FTN: Did India's first woman President fail India's women? July 24, 2012

    Did the first woman President, Pratibha Patil, fail to use her office to make gender justice a national priority? ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on the Presidential poll June 10, 2012

    Cyrus also talks about the scorching heat in different parts of the country and Delhi University admission. ...
  • TWTW: of Sachin's RS nomination, Singhvi CD April 29, 2012

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about the Bofors scam, Abhishek Manu Singhvi's CD scandal and much more. ...
  • Pune land row: 'President was misled by her staff' April 28, 2012

    Member of 'Justice for Jawans', Colonel SK Patil said he believed President Pratibha Patil was innocent in the defence land case. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 27, 2012

    Watch top stories of the day with CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Delighted over President's decision: ex-defence official April 27, 2012

    Former defence officials Commander (retd) Ravindra Pathak hailed the media for the Pune land story. ...
  • News 360: President Pratibha Patil gives up Pune land April 27, 2012

    President Pratibha Patil decided to give up her proposed post-retirement accommodation in Pune on Friday. This came after allegations that the President's bungalow was being built on defence land in violation of norms. ...
  • President's son clarifies Pune land deal April 13, 2012

    President Pratibha Patil's son, Rajendra Shekhawat said on Friday that the land will not remain in the President's possession forever. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 12, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • President Pratibha Patil lands in new row April 12, 2012

    While an RTI plea showed that a defence land was allotted to President Pratibha Patil, her office denied any land grab. ...
  • News 360: Naxals release Italian national Paolo Bosusco April 12, 2012

    Paolo Bosusco has finally been released by Naxals after a month in captivity. The government agreed to release 27 prisoners. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Army Chief row April 1, 2012

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Arvind Kejriwal, Team Anna, Pratibha Patil and much more. ...
  • Watch: President Pratibha Patil plays ping pong March 26, 2012

    President Pratibha Patil tries her hand at ping pong. ...
  • Guj Lokayukta's appointment unconstitutional: Advani September 2, 2011

    BJP leader LK Advani after meeting President Pratibha Patil said that they have asked for her help in the Gujarat Lokayukta matter. ...
  • We need strong institutions, good governance: Patil August 14, 2011

    In her address ahead of Independence Day, President has cautioned against weakening the institution of Parliament. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus' take on UPA cabinet reshuffle July 17, 2011

    On 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha gets you the funny side of UPA's cabinet reshuffle. ...
  • Manmohan's new team sworn in July 12, 2011

    President Pratibha Patil administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at 5.00 pm on Tuesday. ...
  • President felicitates Team India at Raj Bhavan April 3, 2011

    The Indian cricket team was felicitated by President Pratibha Patil at the Governor's residence in Mumbai....
  • Obamas given ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan November 8, 2010

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama was given a ceremonial welcome and tri-service Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday morning. Obama along with his wife Michelle was received by President Pratibha Patil, her husband Devisingh Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with his wife Gursharan Kaur at Rashtrapati...
  • Census 2011 begins from Rashtrapati Bhawan April 4, 2010

    Census 2011 begins with the enumeration of President Pratibha Patil but the task is a mammoth one with over a billion Indians to be counted, photographed and fingerprinted. ...
  • President attacks Naxals in her speech February 22, 2010

    It was expected that pressure from allies like Trinamool Congress might force the government to tone down its attack on the Naxals. However on Monday, overruling the pressure, the government made its policy intent amply clear. In her address to the joint session of the Parliament, President Pratibha Patil spoke...
  • President worried over Kerala's drinking problems December 28, 2009

    For all the mallus who take pride in the number of pegs they can down in a sitting, here's a message from none other than the President. President Pratibha Patil, who's on a two day visit to the state, has observed that Kerala men's excessive drinking habit is hitting...
  • President Patil's ground-breaking sortie creates waves November 26, 2009

    The President of India went in for an image makeover as she donned the G-suit and travelled in a fighter plane - the Sukhoi fighter jet. She did not travel at supersonic speeds but sure created a record of being the oldest woman to have flown in a Sukhoi 30...
  • Watch: President Patil flies in Sukhoi November 25, 2009

    President Pratibha Patil is all set to follow in her predecessor's footsteps by flying in a Sukhoi-30. ...
  • Villagers make bulletproof vest from wheat November 23, 2009

    "Simple living and high thinking" - That was Mahatma Gandhi's formula for success. He also said, "India lives in its villages". Now, the President of India has awarded innovative villagers, who have made things like a bullet proof jacket, made from wheat. ...
  • Watch: Ram gets in trouble over Islam comment November 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer and former union law minister, Ram Jethmalani said on Saturday, "Islam's Wahabbi sect is responsible for a different version of Islam which has given birth to terrorism." The statement so angered the Saudi Ambassador Faisal Hassan that he registered his protest with President Pratibha Patil. ...
  • Pratibha Patil to revamp image with fighter jet ride November 16, 2009

    President Pratibha Patil is set to do a Kalam. She will ride in a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft on November 25 and the sortie is programmed to lend some colour to a listless Presidency. Not many seem convinced that the Kalam facelift will work, though. ...