Tag: pranab mukherjee

When S Jaishankar, RG were poles apart at MEA’s parliamentary meeting

New Delhi: External affairs minister S Jaishankar went to the extent of offering to draw a chart to explain the government’s multipolar global foreign policy...

Narendra Modi ‘earned and achieved’ prime ministership: Pranab Mukherjee in memoir

NEW DELHI: The decisive mandate the BJP got in two consecutive general elections in 2014 and 2019 indicated voters’ preference for political stability, according to...

Jaswant, an upright politician and trusted associate of Vajpayee | India News

NEW DELHI: An army officer-turned-politician, Jaswant Singh, a founding member of the BJP, was a trusted associate of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and established a reputation...

Monsoon session of Parliament begins: Latest developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The 18-day long Monsoon session of Parliament started on Monday under strict social distancing protocols amidst coronavirus pandemic. This is the first time...

President Pranab Mukherjee: The people’s Rashtrapati

By Thomas Mathew Pranab Mukherjee – or Pranab-da, as many of us fondly called him — was a man who made the long journey as...

Pranab Mukherjee: The parallel protagonist

NEW DELHI: Pranab Mukherjee was a custom-made multipurpose political vehicle. Most hard-boiled politicians in Congress were in awe of Mukherjee, groomed by Indira Gandhi from...

How Dada climbed Raisina Hill when Race Course Road closed | India News

The presidency was the capstone on Pranab Mukherjee’s long political career, but it nearly eluded him for the same reason that he couldn’t become Prime...

Rahul Gandhi, other political leaders express grief over former President Pranab Mukherjee’s death | India News

NEW DELHI: Political leaders cutting across party lines expressed condolences on the demise of former president Pranab Mukherjee. “With great sadness, the nation receives the...