Articles tagged under: Pranab Mukherjee

Live: Pranab Mukherjee at RSS function in Nagpur

June 07, 2018
Live: Pranab Mukherjee at RSS function in Nagpur

Nagpur: Presented here is live streaming of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) function in Nagpur in presence of RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and former president Pranab Mukherjee. DeshGujarat Read More

Pranab Mukherjee gives hint, he is preparing to hang up his boots

November 18, 2016
Pranab Mukherjee gives hint, he is preparing to hang up his boots

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today appeared to give hints that he may not be the occupant of Rashtrapati Bhavan next year when his five-year term ends. "Perhaps, when the next visitor's conference is held, there will be someone else presiding over the event. But I am sure the crusade for excellence that we started will continue with greater vigour," he said. The President, who is a Visitor to all central universities, was addressing the concluding session of the three-day Visitor'...Read More

President to be chief guest at ‘Gita Mahotsav’

November 05, 2016
President to be chief guest at ‘Gita Mahotsav’

Chandigarh: Preparations are in full swing for the international 'Gita Mahotsav' to be celebrated in Kurukshetra from December 6 to 10. President Pranab Mukherjee, would be the chief guest at the Mahotsav and would inaugurate and lay foundation stones of various programmes and schemes, an official release said. About 18,000 people would participate in the mega event and chant 18 shlokas of Gita "which would be telecast live via YouTube during the celebrations which are being elevated to g...Read More

Chopper ferrying President’s entourage makes emergency landing in Gujarat

October 23, 2016
Chopper ferrying President’s entourage makes emergency landing in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Members of President Pranab Mukherjee's entourage, including Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela, today escaped unhurt when the helicopter ferrying them made an emergency landing at Vadodra after developing a technical problem. The incident was reported at about 4:00 PM after the three Mi-17 choppers took off from Ankleshwar to Ahmedabad after the President inaugurated a super-speciality hospital there. However, only the chopper carrying the President an...Read More

I’m a Gujarati at heart: President Pranab Mukherjee

October 23, 2016
I’m a Gujarati at heart: President Pranab Mukherjee

Ankleshwar:President Pranab Mukherjee today said he feels he is a "Gujarati at heart", though he may not speak the local language. Mukherjee, who is on a two-day visit to the state, said he has been a Rajya Sabha member from the state in the past. "I am not new to Gujarat in the sense that I had the privilege ... they (political leaders) helped me to get elected from Gujarat to Rajya Sabha for full six years... in that way I can claim to be a Gujarati but unfortunately I cannot speak (th...Read More

PM meets President to brief him on Uri developments

September 19, 2016
PM meets President to brief him on Uri developments

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met President Pranab Mukherjee here to brief him on the developments related to the Uri terror attack, hours after he discussed the issue with senior ministers and top officials. Modi went to the Rashtrapati Bhavan this evening and apprised the President of the details related to the attack on the Army camp that took place yesterday, official sources said. The Prime Minister's meeting with the President came hours after he chaired a meeting on ...Read More

President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Bharuch next month

September 19, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Bharuch next month

Bharuch: President of India Dr Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate Sevashram hospital in Rajya Sabha member Ahmed Patel's native place Bharuch in central Gujarat on October 23. Ahmed Patel visited Bharuch in order to review the progress of the hospital project and preparations pertaining to its inauguration by President of India next month. The hospital belongs to independence era of last century. It is being revamped under supervision of Ahmed Patel. A 120-bed hospital will be inaugurated ...Read More

President holds consultations, Rashtrapati Bhawan gears up for farewell dinner, post-poll visits

May 13, 2014

New Delhi, 13 May, 2014 According to PTI report, President Pranab Mukherjee has held consultations with legal luminaries and constitutional experts on the course to follow if the Lok Sabha elections throw up hung verdict. Fali Nariman, Soli Sorabjee and Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran were among others whose views were sought by the President last week. If a party or alliance get a clear majority, the President's role is limited to formally inviting that party/ allia...Read More

Modi wins hearts in Kolkata

February 05, 2014

Kolkata, 5 February 2014 Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's Kolkata speech may increase his fan following by double fold in Bengal. Most of the local dailies are likely to cover Modi's speech prominently on Thursday. Modi in his speech crushed the idea of third front. He said the western part of India is prosperous compared to eastern coast because there's no third front there. Modi lambasted secularists by comparing the figures of Haj pilgrims in Gujarat and...Read More

Britain-Gujarat relations now on fast-track:Narendra Modi

March 20, 2013

Gandhinagar, 20 March 2013 Gujarat Government’s public sector enterprise Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) today signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with British Gas for long-term sales and purchase of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and British Foreign and Commonwealth Minister of State Mr. Hugo Swire here today. Extending a warm welcome to the high-level British delegation, led by Mr. Hugo and British Hig...Read More

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