Pranab Mukherjee
India  /  Published 25.07.20

Singh: Rao father of reforms

Manmohan Singh on Friday described P.V. Narasimha Rao as “the father of economic reforms in India”, a title often bestowed on the former finance minister himself for presenting the path-br...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.19

National leaders to throng Ranchi

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka, a host of chief ministers and national Opposition leaders will attend Hemant Soren’s swearing-in as Jharkhand ch...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

Pranab Mukherjee's advice for poll winners

Former president Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday stressed the need for equal opportunity in parliamentary democracy and for winners to take along those who did not vote for them.He was delivering a lectur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

Every government has power to harm the people

Pranab Mukherjee and Manmohan Singh were loyal servants of the Congress for many years. I had a close view of the latter and a rather distant view of the former during the two years I spent as chief c...
By Ashok V. Desai in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

Pranab Mukherjee nudge on economy

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said there were “visible signs of economic slowdown” and the economy was badly in need of “prudent financial management”.The comment comes at a ti...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.08.19

‘Carry along those who didn’t vote for you’

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday reminded political parties that even if they come to power with a huge mandate, they must keep in mind the large number of people who did not vote for the...
By PTI in Jaipur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.19

Here’s a look back at some events that made news around the world and in our own backyard in June

Local 2017: President Pranab Mukherjee comes to inaugurate the unified academic campus of Bose Institute on June 29. The research institute, now at Sector V’s EN Block, was first started by scientis...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Time, not gifts, of essence

Spend quality time with your children instead of showering them with expensive gifts, former President Pranab Mukherjee advised parents on Tuesday. Mukherjee was speaking at the valedictory function o...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

The battle for Bengal may get murkier

Mamata Banerjee began the 2019 general election in the grand hope that with a clutch of nearly 40 Lok Sabha seats, she would be ideally placed to become the first Bengali prime minister of India — a...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Heaven through hell: The garbage dump at Jahangirpuri

“My name is Rafique Sheikh.” The 70-year-old resident of north Delhi’s Jahangirpuri tells a meticulous tale, beginning at the very beginning: “We had a home in Midnapore’s Mahishadal distric...
By Sailen Sarkar in


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