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pranab mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee is a former President of India and a senior Congress leader. He was India’s 13th President, from July 2012 to July 2017. Mukherjee was also Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012, and from 1982-1984. More

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  • In pics | Notable Indian personalities who died during the coronavirus lockdown Sep 25, 2020 03:22 PM IST

    In pics | Notable Indian personalities who died during the coronavirus lockdown

    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.

  • Will convert a floor of our home into museum-cum-library in Pranab Mukherjee's memory: Abhijit Mukherjee Sep 01, 2020 04:31 PM IST

    Will convert a floor of our home into museum-cum-library in Pranab Mukherjee's memory: Abhijit Mukherjee

    Abhijit also said he would like the government to issue a postage stamp in honour of his father.

  • Pranab Mukherjee's death huge loss for Sino-India friendship: China Sep 01, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee's death huge loss for Sino-India friendship: China

    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.

  • Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours Sep 01, 2020 02:21 PM IST

    Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

    Mukherjee's family and relatives paid their last respects clad in PPE kits while conforming to COVID-19 safeguards.

  • Wearing masks people queue up maintaining 6-ft distance to pay tribute to Pranab Mukherjee Sep 01, 2020 02:00 PM IST

    Wearing masks people queue up maintaining 6-ft distance to pay tribute to Pranab Mukherjee

    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.

  • Pranab Mukherjee News Highlights | Former President cremated with full state honours Sep 01, 2020 12:31 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee News Highlights | Former President cremated with full state honours

    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.

  • Pranab Mukherjee | The politician, adviser, and friend Lutyens’ Delhi will miss Sep 01, 2020 09:12 AM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee | The politician, adviser, and friend Lutyens’ Delhi will miss

    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

  • Pranab Mukherjee in his own words — quotes from his three-volume memoir Aug 31, 2020 09:46 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee in his own words — quotes from his three-volume memoir

    Here are some famous quotes from Pranab Mukherjee's three-volume memoir.

  • Pranab Mukherjee was like ‘guide’ for us, didn’t believe in political untouchability: RSS Aug 31, 2020 09:26 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee was like ‘guide’ for us, didn’t believe in political untouchability: RSS

    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.

  • Pranab Mukherjee: The President who could never be Prime Minister Aug 31, 2020 09:15 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee: The President who could never be Prime Minister

    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.

  • Pranab Mukherjee passes away | Here are some of his famous quotes Aug 31, 2020 08:21 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee passes away | Here are some of his famous quotes

    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

  • Pranab Mukherjee: A finance minister who believed in absolute authority of government on economy, taxes and RBI Aug 31, 2020 07:22 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee: A finance minister who believed in absolute authority of government on economy, taxes and RBI

    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.

  • Pranab Mukherjee passes away latest updates: 7-day state mourning to be observed across India Aug 31, 2020 07:19 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee passes away latest updates: 7-day state mourning to be observed across India

    Leaders across party lines as well as celebrities took to Twitter to pay their last respects to the octogenarian.

  • Pranab Mukherjee passes away: PM Narendra Modi says former President was a 'scholar par excellence, towering statesman' Aug 31, 2020 06:48 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee passes away: PM Narendra Modi says former President was a 'scholar par excellence, towering statesman'

    "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.

  • Former president Pranab Mukherjee passes away: A look at his five-decade long political career Aug 31, 2020 06:35 PM IST

    Former president Pranab Mukherjee passes away: A look at his five-decade long political career

    Mukherjee was the 13th president of India who held the Constitutional office from 2012 to 2017.

  • A staunch Congressman, Pranab Mukherjee cultivated friendships across party lines Aug 31, 2020 06:21 PM IST

    A staunch Congressman, Pranab Mukherjee cultivated friendships across party lines

    Mukherjee's political career began in 1969, when Indira Gandhi made him a member of the Congress party.

  • Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee No More: See these rare and endearing images of 'Pranab Da' Aug 31, 2020 05:58 PM IST

    Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee No More: See these rare and endearing images of 'Pranab Da'

    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.

  • From UPA's troubleshooter to Congress decisionmaker, a look at life of 'Statesman' Pranab Mukherjee Aug 31, 2020 05:57 PM IST

    From UPA's troubleshooter to Congress decisionmaker, a look at life of 'Statesman' Pranab Mukherjee

    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.

  • Pranab Mukherjee — The veteran Congressman and his uneasy relationship with the party Aug 31, 2020 05:57 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee — The veteran Congressman and his uneasy relationship with the party

    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.

  • Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away at 84 Aug 31, 2020 05:53 PM IST

    Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away at 84

    Pranab Mukherjee had also tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Decline in former President Pranab Mukherjee's medical condition, says hospital Aug 31, 2020 11:08 AM IST

    Decline in former President Pranab Mukherjee's medical condition, says hospital

    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.

  • Pranab Mukherjee's renal parameters improve, still in deep coma: Hospital Aug 29, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee's renal parameters improve, still in deep coma: Hospital

    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.

  • No change in former President Pranab Mukherjee's health, informs Hospital Aug 22, 2020 01:25 PM IST

    No change in former President Pranab Mukherjee's health, informs Hospital

    Doctors attending to the 84-year-old said he is being treated for respiratory infection and continues to be on ventilatory support.

  • Former President Pranab Mukherjee remains haemodynamically stable, is on ventilatory support: Hospital Aug 21, 2020 03:29 PM IST

    Former President Pranab Mukherjee remains haemodynamically stable, is on ventilatory support: Hospital

    Mukherjee was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated for removal of a clot in the brain.

  • Pranab Mukherjee's health declines, develops lung infection Aug 19, 2020 12:24 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee's health declines, develops lung infection

    The 84-year-old former president, who was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10, continues to be on ventilatory support, doctors attending to him said.

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