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Pranab Mukherjee

Book Review | A career unimpeded by ideology & protected by Indira’s blessing

Not that the future President of India waffled. He was vigorously involved on many fronts and always a vocal theorist

23 Dec 2023 5:06 PM

Saeed Naqvi | Farewell Dada! Memories of an extraordinary 1979 China visit

N. Ram, Dada and I were part of a small team of journalists invited to accompany the delegation.

17 Jul 2023 12:32 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Retro tax scrapping will not lead to spurt in FDI

Everyone felt that it was curtains at last for what is considered Pranab Mukherjee’s policy folly as finance minister in 2012

10 Aug 2021 2:18 AM

Former President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit joins TMC

He was welcomed into the party by TMC leader in Lok Sabha, Sudip Bandopadhyay, amid shouts of 'Mamata Banerjee Zindabad!'

05 Jul 2021 6:14 PM

Pranab Mukherjee passes away: Why the hell did we never ask him to be our PM?

In a glittering career, he served in every capacity he was asked to but never the one he wanted

31 Aug 2020 7:26 PM


Pranab Mukherjee suffers septic shock, condition deteriorates: Hospital

Doctors attending on the 84-year-old Mukherjee said he continues to be in a deep coma and is on ventilator support

31 Aug 2020 3:29 PM

Pranab Mukherjee is critical, continues to be on ventilator, says daughter Sharmistha

Doctors attending on the 84-year-old former president at the hospital said his condition remained unchanged on Friday morning.

14 Aug 2020 2:19 PM

Ex-president Pranab Mukherjee's health deteriorates, remains on ventilator support: Army hospital

The 84-year-old was admitted to the military hospital around noon on Monday, and had also tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the surgery

11 Aug 2020 6:55 PM

Pranab Mukherjee in critical condition, says hospital

The former president is under ventilator support due to a coronavirus infection

11 Aug 2020 2:16 PM

Covid-19 positive Pranab Mukherjee has surgery to remove clot in brain

The 84-year-old former president is under ventilator support

11 Aug 2020 10:34 AM


Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for COVID-19

On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today, he tweeted

10 Aug 2020 1:57 PM

Ex-Prez bats for raising LS strength to 1,000, cautions against 'majoritarianism'

Mukherjee noted people have given strong majorities to different parties since 1952 but 50 pc of them never voted for one party.

17 Dec 2019 8:15 AM

‘Not worried over slow rate of GDP growth,' says Pranab Mukherjee

He said Indian banks showed resilience during the financial crisis in 2008.

12 Dec 2019 9:05 AM

How the RSS was tempered, and changed Indian politics

The Sangh’s actions proved that they were open to new ideas and that their thought process was neither rigid nor marred by redundancy.

11 Sep 2019 1:42 AM

Gross Happiness is also important along with GDP: Pranab Mukherjee

Mukherjee greeted teachers on the occasion and said students should be encouraged to ask questions.

06 Sep 2019 9:08 AM


PM Modi congratulates Pranab Mukherjee on receiving Bharat Ratna

Mukherjee expressed his gratitude to Rashtrapati Bhawan and people of the nation for bestowing the Bharat Ratna on him.

09 Aug 2019 12:39 PM

Gandhi family skips Pranab Mukherjee's Bharat Ratna award function

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh too was not seen at the ceremony.

09 Aug 2019 8:53 AM

Pranab Mukherjee felicitated with Bharat Ratna by President Kovind

Mukherjee was greeted on receiving the accolade by PM Modi, Vice President Naidu and slew of other leaders who were present at ceremony.

08 Aug 2019 7:46 PM

Pranab Mukherjee to be awarded Bharat Ratna today

The other Presidents, who had been conferred the Bharat Ratna include Dr S Radhakrishnan, Rajendra Prasad, Zakir Hussain and V V Giri.

08 Aug 2019 9:33 AM

It’s not coming out of heaven: Pranab Mukherjee on USD 5 trillion economy

He was speaking at an event at the Mavalankar Hall, Constitution Club of India in the national capital on Thursday.

19 Jul 2019 8:58 AM