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India committed to Palestine cause: Mukherjee


Stating that India's commitment to Palestine was given voice by none less than Mahatma Gandhi in the days of India's own struggle for independence, President Pranab Mukherjee said New Delhi has been consistent and persevering in its commitment to the Palestinian cause.

Jayalalithaa’s warmth steals the limelight


The absence of the chief justice of India, S.H. Kapadia, was noted with a heavy heart by the lawyer fraternity which had gathered to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Madras high court at the Nerhu I

President cautions on judicial activism


Sounding a note of caution on judicial activism, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said judicial pronouncements must respect the boundaries that separate the legislature, executive and judiciary.

President parries questions on early Lok Sabha polls


President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday parried questions on the possibility of early Lok Sabha polls saying it depends on how the parties and leaders behave, a statement that comes against the backdrop of the wash out of the monsoon session of Parliament.

Sentinel of justice turns 150 years today


The year-long sesquicentennial celebration of the Madras high court will draw to a close on September 8 with President of India Pranab Mukherjee, chief minister J. Jayalalithaa and other dignitaries t

Prez for new tech in education curriculum

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday called for application of new technology in curriculum development to improve the quality of education stating that it is vital for building a strong nation.

Prez, PM coming to Chennai on September 8

The airport here has been brought under unprecedented security as the police and CISF personnel began elaborate drills to ensure event-free reception to the President and the Prime Minister arriving o

Nothing less than a 'medal spring' awaits us in Rio: President


Calling for creating a strong sporting nation with sound sports infrastructure, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday set the ball rolling for the next Olympics in Brazil expressing hope that India w

Sangma to file election petition against Pranab in SC on Tuesday


Former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma will file an election petition in the Supreme Court on Tuesday challenging the election of Pranab Mukherjee as President.

"Sangma will be filing the election pet

Don’t flirt with chaos: Pranab


Addressing the nation on the eve of the 65th anniversary of independence, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday trained his guns at self-styled anti-corruption crusaders Anna Hazare and Ramdev.


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