Frustrated forces at work, RSS says on Pranab Mukherjee’s morphed image

The RSS has strongly condemned the morphing of Pranab Mukherjee’s photograph after he attended an event at Nagpur on Thursday. Gopal Arya, the Secretary, Central Office, RSS said it was the handiwork of some divisive political forces.

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Who was the Sikh member with Pranab Mukherjee at the RSS event?

gajendra singhOn Thursday, when Pranab Mukherjee was addressing an RSS event at Nagpur, all eyes were also on a Sikh RSS member who was on the stage. The member is Sardar Gajendra Singh, grant sanghchalak of Uttarakhand.

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Hatred dilutes identity, soul of India resides in tolerance: Pranab Mukherjee at RSS event

pranab-mukherjeerssThe soul of India resides in tolerance said former president of India Pranab Mukherjee. He was addressing RSS cadres at Nagpur and based his speech on nationalism and patriotism.

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Pranab at RSS event: This is what the mood in the Congress high command is like

pranabThe Congress clearly unhappy that its life-long member and former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee is attending an RSS event at Nagpur today. Many senior Congress leaders have spoken out against his decision, including his daughter who said that the speech at Nagpur would be forgotten, but not the visuals.

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Pranab bonds with Bhagwat at Nagpur ahead of RSS address

bhagwat-pranabA nation waits with bated breath for former President Pranab Mukherjee’s speech at the RSS event at Nagpur today. Mukherjee who arrived in Nagpur was given a warm welcome by the RSS top brass.

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Mumbai 26/11 attacks: When Pranab Mukherjee asked Pak foreign minister to leave

pranabPranab Mukherjee had in 2008 called the then foreign minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi out of a press conference and asked him to leave immediately. This was in the aftermath of the Mumbai 26/11 attacks.

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Can’t comprehend intolerant India says Pranab Mukherjee

pranabI fail to comprehend an intolerant India said former President of India Pranab Mukherjee. “I can understand the dissenting and argumentative India but fail to comprehend the intolerant India,” he also said. He was speaking at the launch of historian and Trinamool Congress leader Sugata Bose’s book ‘The Nation as Mother and Other Visions of Nationhood.’

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With a salary of Rs 75,000, this is how Pranab Mukherjee will live post-retirement

pranab10 Rajaji Marg will be Pranab Mukherjee’s new address. The 11,776 sq feet house which was occupied by late former President of India, A P J Abdul Kalam is being readied to house its newest occupant. Pranab Mukherjee steps down as President on July 25. On Monday the Presidential poll between Ram Nath Kovind and Meira Kumar was held. The elections saw 99 per cent polling. Counting for the same will be held on July 20.

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President at Kanchipuram: The religious side to Pranab Mukherjee

pranab-kanchiPresident of India, Pranab Mukherjee was at Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. On Tuesday he offered prayers at the Kamakshi Amman Temple at Kanchipuram during his daylong visit to Tamil Nadu. Arriving at naval base INS Rajali in Arakkonam where he was received by state Commercial Taxes Minister K.C. Veeramani, Mukherjee left for Kanchipuram, 75 km from here, by road.

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Jallikattu ordinance will be valid for six weeks

jallikattu-story_647_011516104547New Delhi, Jan 21: The Centre on Friday cleared the last legal hurdle for the conduct of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu by issuing a draft ordinance. The ordinance will now have to be promulgated by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee following which it becomes an Act.
However, this ordinance will be valid only for a period of six weeks.
It would have to be passed by Parliament for it to retain its validity. The President can re-promulgate it, but the Supreme Court says that this cannot be an endless exercise as Parliament takes the final call on the issue.

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