Feb 01, 2021 07:16 AM IST
In February 2020, FM Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for a record 162 minutes — two hours and 42 minutes — in Lok Sabha. FM Sitharaman only had two pages of her Budget speech unread, when she appeared uneasy and her Budget speech was cut short.
- Dec 13, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Former union minister M Veerappa Moily, who was part of the UPA government headed by Manmohan Singh, noted the book was yet to be released and one had to understand the context in which Mukherjee made the observations.
- Dec 12, 2020 09:39 AM IST
His observations come at a time of intense internal turmoil in the Congress.
- Sep 25, 2020 03:22 PM IST
From Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, actor Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan to pioneer Indian journalist Gulshan Ewing, many famous India personalities and celebrities passed away during the lockdown.
- Sep 01, 2020 04:31 PM IST
Abhijit also said he would like the government to issue a postage stamp in honour of his father.
- Sep 01, 2020 03:00 PM IST
The 84-year-old veteran politician died after he suffered a septic shock on Sunday. He died of a cardiac arrest on Monday evening in a hospital in New Delhi following a 21-day battle with multiple ailments.
- Sep 01, 2020 02:21 PM IST
Mukherjee's family and relatives paid their last respects clad in PPE kits while conforming to COVID-19 safeguards.
- Sep 01, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Earlier in the day, the mortal remains of India's 13th president, who died on Monday after a three-week battle with multiple ailments, were taken to his residence from the Army's Research and Referral hospital in a flower-bedecked white vehicle.
- Sep 01, 2020 12:31 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee, statesman, scholar and one of India's most respected leaders across the political spectrum, died on August 31 following a 21-day battle with multiple ailments.
- Sep 01, 2020 09:12 AM IST
Pranab Mukherjee, who had studied in a village school, was not only the last of the stalwarts of the Indira Gandhi era, but also a rare politician in a party of public school educated leaders
- Aug 31, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Here are some famous quotes from Pranab Mukherjee's three-volume memoir.
- Aug 31, 2020 09:26 PM IST
In his speech, Pranab Mukherjee had warned that any attempt to define India through "religion, hatred, dogmas and intolerance" will dilute our existence and said public discourses must be freed of all forms of violence.
- Aug 31, 2020 09:15 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee, India’s 13th president, Congress’ troubleshooter through the decades and one of the country’s most respected politicians, died on August 31 after a 21-day illness and five decades in public life. He was 84.
- Aug 31, 2020 08:21 PM IST
Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away on August 31. Mukherjee had recently undergone a surgery for removal of a clot in his brain and had also tested positive for coronavirus. Earlier today, the hospital informed that his condition had deteriorated and he was in a septic shock due to lung infection
- Aug 31, 2020 07:22 PM IST
It won’t be an exaggeration to say that Pranab Mukherjee, as finance minister, presided over a period of high growth riding on post-crisis stimulus. Problem was that growth was built on weak economic fundamentals.
- Aug 31, 2020 07:19 PM IST
Leaders across party lines as well as celebrities took to Twitter to pay their last respects to the octogenarian.
- Aug 31, 2020 06:48 PM IST
"India grieves the passing away of Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He has left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation," PM Modi tweeted.
- Aug 31, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Mukherjee was the 13th president of India who held the Constitutional office from 2012 to 2017.
- Aug 31, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Mukherjee's political career began in 1969, when Indira Gandhi made him a member of the Congress party.
- Aug 31, 2020 05:58 PM IST
Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee died on August 31. He was 84. Mukherjee, fondly known as ‘Pranab Da’, served as the 13th President of India between 2012 and 2017.
- Aug 31, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Former President Pranab Mukherjee was conferred the country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna in 2019. He served the country as its 13th President for five years from July 25, 2012.
- Aug 31, 2020 05:57 PM IST
In recent years, observers have noted that the relationship between the Congress veteran and the Grand Old Party had turned a little uncomfortable if not entirely sour.
- Aug 31, 2020 05:53 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee had also tested positive for COVID-19.
- Aug 31, 2020 11:08 AM IST
The Army Hospital said that former president Pranab Mukherjee is in a “septic shock" due to his lung infection and continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support.
- Aug 29, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Mukherjee was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi on August 10 and was operated for removal of a clot in the brain the same day.