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President Mukherjee conducts Mahasaptami rituals at home village


President Pranab Mukherjee rendered priestly duties on Sunday, donning the special puja robes, and performed customary Mahasaptami rituals for the Durga puja at his ancestral home in West Bengal's Bir

Rahul Gandhi meets President

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee, a day after he had a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The two meetings take importance amid speculation o

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud elected Somalia president

Somalia's lawmakers on Monday elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the new president of Somalia.

The 56-year-old university lecturer got the majority of votes in a second round run-off that pitted him a

New Ghana president sworn in after predecessor dies


Ghana Vice President John Dramani Mahama was sworn in as the west African nation's new president on Tuesday, hours after the sudden death of president John Atta Mills.

The country's chief justice swo

Presidential polls: Mamata lands in Delhi; meets Mulayam; to see Sonia on Wednesday


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night for consultations with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday on the issue of Presidential poll nominee of UPA amid

President Pratibha Patil's foreign trip with kin 'normal practice': MEA

Government on Wednesday sought to put an end to a controversy, generated by President Pratibha Patil taking her two grandchildren on a 9-day state visit to Seychelles and South Africa, saying it is a

‘Give-and-take’ to decide President, V-P?

Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Pawar and M. Karunanidhi are emerging as players in the upcoming elections for President and vice-president.

While the current mood in the UPA and suppor

East German rights activist Gauck elected president


Activist pastor Joachim Gauck became German president by an overwhelming majority Sunday, marking the first time a candidate from the former communist east will serve as head of state.

Gauck claimed

CIC directs Prez Secretariat to disclose info on black money


The Central Information Commission has directed the President's Secretariat to disclose details of correspondence among various ministries and Delhi Police related to black money.

The order came

Patil first Indian President to ride battle tank


Pratibha Patil on Monday became the first Indian President to ride in a battle tank when she boarded a T-90 in the desert terrain of Rajasthan to witness an army war game underway here.

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