Pranab Mukherjee

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POLITICS

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Sonia Gandhi, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Congress, Pranab Mukherjee

What Pranab Mukherjee's tell-all memoir reveals about Sonia Gandhi

India Today cover story brings exclusive interview and extracts from 'The Coalition Years: 1996-2012'.

POLITICS

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Modi government, Pranab Mukherjee

How will history view Pranab Mukherjee-Narendra Modi relationship?

It didn't betray the moments of strains that characterised the previous offices of the president and the prime minister.

POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  4-minute read
Rashtrapati Bhavan, President of India, Pranab Mukherjee

Wait for another Pranab Mukherjee to become president may take a long time

It will be difficult for his successor to hold a candle to him, his unmatched political career, savvy or clout.

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Pranab Mukherjee, BJP, Narendra Modi, Rashtrapati Bhawan

Don't expect Rashtrapati Bhavan to host iftar for the next five years

NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, if elected, is unlikely to continue the tradition of his predecessors.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  4-minute read
Pranab Mukherjee, President Pranab Mukherjee, Tagore

Why just Hindi - President Pranab Mukherjee, what about India’s diversity?

His Excellency has announced that all official speeches in India would be in Hindi only from now on.

POLITICS

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Pranab Mukherjee, Conclave 17

India Today Conclave 2017: Don’t want an India that says yes to one man: Pranab Mukherjee

The President of India batted for a functional Parliament and strong opposition.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read
Republic Day, Speech, President, Pranab Mukherjee

Why I'm disappointed with Pranab Mukherjee's Republic Day speech

The President of India had very little to say about the enormous economic hardships faced by citizens over the past few months.

POLITICS

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Digital India, Demonetisation, Narendra Modi, BJP

Can't take freedom for granted: President Pranab Mukherjee on Republic Day eve

'Born in independent India, three generations of citizens do not carry the baggage of colonial past.'

VARIETY

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Pranab Mukherjee, Bengalis

What is it with Bengalis and their names?

A large, hulk of a man I know has an unlikely feminine nickname - Pam.