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Prez has doubts on Ordinance that protect convicted lawmakers


New Delhi: In a move that is likely to embarrass the Manmohan Singh government, President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Law Minister Kapil Sibal for consultations

Ordinance okayed by Pranab Mukherjee saves convicted netas


New Delhi: After failing to get the contentious legislation passed in Parliament, the government on Tuesday chose the ordinance route to soften the blow on convicted MPs and MLAs. The Union Cabinet,

Chandrababu Naidu meets President on Telangana issue

New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met President Pranab Mukherjee and leaders of political parties in an attempt to find an amicable solution to the problem of

Relief for Dikshit, Prez rejects Lokayukta's recommendation


New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has rejected Delhi Lokayukta's recommendation to administer "caution" to New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and recover a sum of Rs 11 crore either from her

Indian economy will bounce back soon: Pranab Mukherjee

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Kolkata: Exuding confidence that the Indian economy will bounce back soon, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said there was no reason for gloom to prevail as steps were being taken to boost inve

Ask govt to hold Lok Sabha elections this year: BJP to President

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New Delhi: BJP on Friday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to 'advise' the government to hold early elections to end the uncertainty prevailing in the country because of its 'inability' to tackle the

Independence Day speech: Narendra Modi takes on Manmohan Singh head on

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Bhuj, Gujarat: In a fiery Independence Day speech here, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh head on saying his speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort was di

Ensure stable government: President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi: Noting the 'widespread cynicism and disillusionment' with governance and functioning of institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said elections next year is an opportunity to

CISF steps up security


Chennai: Security has been beefed up at the city airport, following the visit of President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday and impending Indepen­dence Day.
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Pranab Mukherjee clears ordinance on food security

President Pranab Mukherjee today signed the ordinance on food security to give nation’s two-third population the right to get five kg of foodgrains every month at highly subsidised rates of Rs one to three per kg.

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