Pranab Mukherjee
West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.20

After 40 years, no Chandi Path

The Taki municipality on Friday withdrew the ban on traditional boat rides on the Ichhamati river for immersion of idols on Dashami this year. The blanket ban had been announced in view of the raging...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.20

An unusual leader: Remembering Pranab Mukherjee

Sir — With the demise of the former president, Pranab Mukherjee, India has lost a statesman par excellence (“A pragmatist within the paradigm that happened to be in place,”...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Suri alma mater plans Pranab museum

Authorities of Suri Vidyasagar College have decided to build a museum in memory of its most famous alumnus, former President Pranab Mukherjee. Mukherjee, who passed away on Monday aged 84, had comple...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.20

Ghani’s kin recall Pranab

Members of Kotowali, the ancestral home of Congress stalwart A.B.A. Ghani Khan Choudhury’s family, offered prayers in memory of Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday.  As party supporters and family...
By Soumya De Sarkar, Alamgir Hossain in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.20

School displays memorabilia

Eighty-two-year-old Sitansu Ray, a year junior to the former President in his school and Suri Vidyasagar College, reflected on his association with “Pranabda”. “Pranabda’s tal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kirnahar (Birbhum)

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Sangh overdrive on Pranab Mukherjee

However, the calculated effort to appropriate Pranab had started while he was still in Rashtrapati Bhavan when Modi would flaunt his special bond with the President. Bhagwat, too, paid a number of vis...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Cremation with full state honours

By Our Bureau and Agencies in

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.09.20

Hemant recalls 'Pranab da'

BJP veteran and former chief minister Raghubar Das recalled the time when Mukherjee came to Ranchi as President to lay the foundation stone for the construction of Rabindra Bhavan, asserting that...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 31.08.20

The success of a pragmatist

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who died on Monday in an army hospital in New Delhi, was cremated on Tuesday. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Nar...
By Prabhat Patnaik in


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