Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Kumar Mukherjee ( born December 11, 1935, West Bengal, India) is the current Finance Minister of India. Read more

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Venkaiah Naidu advises Telangana, Andhra to promote Telugu

Hyderabad, Aug 21

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday advised both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to make Telugu the language of administration as well as a compulsory subject for people to get government jobs.

PM remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary

New Delhi, Aug 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary, and recalled his contribution to the nation.

Pranab congratulates Naidu

New Delhi, Aug 5

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday greeted Vice President-elect M. Venkaiah Naidu on his victory and reminded him that it was an "onerous constitutional responsibility".

Office of profit case: HC notice to EC on AAP MLAs plea

New Delhi, Aug 4

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Election Commission seeking its response on pleas filed by some AAP MLAs against the poll panel's decision to continue disqualification case proceedings against 20 party lawmakers for allegedly holding office of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries.

Forests part of our spiritual culture: Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, Aug 4

Congratulating the Indian Forest Service Probationers for clearing the exam, former President Pranab Mukherjee urged them protect the forest of the nation, as they are "special for Indian ethos and culture".

India will continue to engage with China on border standoff: Sushma

New Delhi, Aug 3

Noting that the Chinese action in Doklam is of concern, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday that India will continue to engage with China diplomatically to resolve the border standoff and that war is not a solution.

Deeply disturbed over increase in bigotry under Modi government: Gopalkrishna Gandhi

New Delhi, Aug 3

The opposition's vice-presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi says that he is deeply disturbed over increase in bigotry and suppression of dissent under the Modi government.

Modi calls Pranab 'father figure', hails his 'wisdom'

New Delhi, Aug 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed profound admiration for former President Pranab Mukherjee and referred to him as a "father figure" and his "mentor".

Santosh Mohan Dev, seven-time Congress MP, dead

Silchar/New Delhi, Aug 2

Santosh Mhan Dev, a seven-time Congress MP and a former central minister, died early on Wednesday at a hospital in Silchar in Assam, his family said. He was 83.

Opposition parties demand rollback of LPG price rise

New Delhi, Aug 1

The government's decision to raise the subsidised domestic LPG cylinder by Rs 4 each month to finally eliminate subsidies by March next year led to protests in Parliament on Tuesday with the opposition demanding a rollback of the decision.

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