PRESIDENT

  • Photos: You'll love these images of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee getting a Christmas gift from Santa Claus at the Santa Claus Village in the Arctic Circle 3 days ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee returned home after a five-day visit to Norway and Finland during which he signed a number of agreements including one for peaceful use of nuclear energy and pacts to step up cooperation in defence. During his stay, Mukherjee also visited the official Santa Claus Village at the...
  • Hardly any Indian Muslim indulges in terrorism: Pranab Mukherjee 1 week ago

    Oslo: Asserting that the problem of terrorism in India was imported, President Pranab Mukherjee has said that indigenous terrorist activity was "extremely negligible" with hardly any involvement of the 150 million Muslims of the country. "Of course there may be one or two out of hundred fifty million but all...
  • President congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to abolish child labour in the country, saying it should be seen as recognition of India's vibrant civil society in addressing the nations's social problems like child labour. The President said, "The prize...
  • In Pics: PM Modi attends 'At Home' dinner hosted by IAF chief October 8, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended his first 'At Home' event hosted by a chief of the armed forces on Wednesday. The army chief went to the podium to greet Modi and was seen talking to him beyond the customary greetings. ...
  • India to showcase its Presidential years through a new museum October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind initiative, India will showcase over-a-dozen of its Presidencies by creating a world class museum of artifacts and memorabilia in the precincts of the Rashtrapati Bhavan over the next two years. President Pranab Mukherjee, the brain behind the Rs 65-crore project, on Tuesday...
  • Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, Aecio Neves race for support in election runoff October 7, 2014

    Sao Paulo: A tight runoff campaign for Brazil's presidency kicked off on Monday with leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and pro-business rival Aecio Neves racing to win over supporters of the third-placed candidate after she was knocked out of the election. Neves, a centrist senator who had been widely written off until...
  • UP: Cops who filed chargesheet against Amit Shah transferred October 4, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Two policemen who were involved in preparation of the chargesheet against BJP president Amit Shah for alleged hate speech, which was rejected by a local court, have been transferred. Deputy Superintendent of Police (New Mandi Circle) Yogender Singh and Investigation Officer of the case Sub-Inspector Bharat Lal were shifted. SSP HN...
  • President urges citizens to make cleanliness 'national passion' October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday urged countrymen to turn cleanliness into a national passion and ensure that every nook and cranny of the country is kept clean. In his message, the President said, "The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our Nation, is an occasion for all...
  • Pranab Mukherjee clears imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra: sources September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Two days after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday cleared the imposition of the President's Rule in the poll-bound state. The Union Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and recommended President Rule for Maharashtra. Chavan resigned from his chief minister's post...
  • Union Cabinet recommends President's Rule in Maharashtra after CM Chavan quits September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A special meeting of the Union Cabinet to discuss the political situation of Maharashtra on Saturday recommended President Rule for Maharashtra. The Union Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, just a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned from his post following...
  • Maharashtra Governor considering President's Rule after Congress-NCP split, say sources September 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor CV Rao is exploring the option of imposition of President's rule in the state after NCP withdrew its support to the Congress government, sources have informed. The BJP also approached the Governor seeking the imposition of President's rule in the state. Even though the elections have been notified...
  • BJP meets Governor, requests President Rule in Maharashtra September 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday met Maharashtra Governor CV Rao and requested him to impose President Rule in the state after the ruling coalition government of Congress-Nationalist Congress Party split. Sources told CNN-IBN that Rao was exploring options to impose President Rule in the state which goes to polls...
  • Amit Shah's Mumbai visit to meet Mahayuti leaders cancelled September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: BJP President Amit Shah's visit to Mumbai on Wednesday has been cancelled, a party spokesperson said. "Shah's visit today has been cancelled," state BJP spokesperson Keshav Upadhye said. Shah was earlier expected to reach amid the impasse over seat sharing among 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance) partners. He was expected to...
  • Afghan President-elect seeks favour in Washington September 23, 2014

    Washington: Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai began spending tens of thousands of dollars on lobbyists in the United States months ago. Ghani Ahmadzai's campaign has hired three different Washington public relations and lobbying firms since May. Required Justice Department filings say that, at times, his campaign has spent USD 180,000...
  • Barack Obama exudes confidence in Secret Service to protect the First Family September 23, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has exuded confidence in the ability of the Secret Service to protect the First Family in the wake of two intrusions at the White House that raised concern over its security. "The Secret Service does a great job, and I'm grateful for the sacrifices that...
  • White House intruder had huge stash of ammunition, court hears September 23, 2014

    Washington: A homeless man who triggered a security alert when he jumped the White House fence and ran into the building with a knife had 800 rounds of ammunition in his car, a court heard on Tuesday said. Former US Army soldier Omar Gonzalez, 42, was arrested on Friday after...
  • PM Narendra Modi to get rockstar reception in New York, likely to draw huge crowds September 23, 2014

    New York: It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City's most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his first trip to New York as leader of the world's most...
  • Obama congratulates Afghan President and his rival on unity government September 22, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has called the Afghan presidentelect Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah congratulating them on reaching an agreement on a unity government in this wartorn country. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by the US, Ghani would be the new president of the country while...
  • Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai declared Afghanistan's next President September 21, 2014

    Kabul: Afghanistan's election commission has named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country's presidential election, but the commission did not release final vote figures. The commission's announcement on Sunday came hours after Ghani Ahmadzai signed a power sharing agreement with opponent Abdullah Abdullah, who will fill the newly created...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta September 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion September 19, 2014

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • As Xi Jinping leaves Delhi, traffic returns to its normal pace September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Traffic in many parts of the capital city returned to its normal pace on Friday afternoon after Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up his threeday official visit and left for home. Traffic remained tied in knots in parts of the national capital for the second straight day on Friday...
  • Xi wants to access Modi and his government, says bureaucrat Jaideep Ranadey September 18, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, former bureaucrat Jaideep Ranadey gave his views on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India. "Jinping's visit to India is to access Narendra Modi and his government. One has to agree that this visit will help improve IndoChina ties," said Jaideep. ...
  • Dalai Lama hopes for peace and better ties between India and China as Xi Jinping visits India September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Tibetan leader Dalai Lama hopes for peace and better ties between India and China as the latter's President Xi Jinping visits India. According to Dalai Lama both these countries are strong players as they are emerging economies and maintaining a good relationship with each other is very vital for...
  • Delhi Metro trains plying on Blue Line delayed due to heavy VIP movement September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced inconvenience on Thursday as trains on the Blue Line are running late due to heavy VIP movement in the capital. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed that the delay on the Dwarka Noida line has been caused due to heavy security and VIP movement. Chinese...
  • Who is Peng Liyuan? Meet China's photogenic First Lady a style icon and hugely popular singer known as the 'outstanding songbird of the century' September 18, 2014

    China's gorgeous First Lady Peng Liyuan, who accompanied her husband and President Xi Jinping, has won many hearts in India, especially among students who cannot stop talking about meeting her at a Delhi school today. Students at the Tagore International School in the capital sang a song in Mandarin for the...
  • Watch: Students of Tagore International School prepare Mandarin melodies for the Chinese First Lady September 18, 2014

    Students of Tagore International School in New Delhi will get a chance to flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interactive session. ...
  • ChinaIndia relationship has global, strategic importance, says Xi Jinping September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping began the second day of his 3day visit to India by visiting the Rashtrapati Bhavan along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jinping was given a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Jinping said, "I hope to change a lot from my first visit to India. We...
  • ProTibet activists continue protest against Jinping's visit to India September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: ProTibet activists continue their protests over the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit on Thursday. Ten Tibetan activists were detained on Wednesday outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester as he was...