Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicPranab Mukherjee

Topic: Pranab Mukherjee

Sharmistha Mukherjee ‘quits active politics’, is last member of Pranab family to leave Congress

Late president Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter says quitting active politics, but not Congress party. Her brother Abhijit left the party in July to join TMC.

Pranab Mukherjee was visionary, made remarkable contributions to India’s progress: PM Modi

Speaking at the Pranab Mukherjee memorial lecture, Modi said it was only apt to recall Mukherjee's reverence for democratic values as India celebrates its 75th year of independence.

Pranab Mukherjee’s ex-MP son Abhijit set to quit Congress and join Trinamool today

Abhijit Mukherjee, who first became an MP in 2012 from his father’s seat in Bengal, had met Mamata’s nephew and Trinamool general secretary Abhishek in June. 

How retrospective restraint prevents Pranab Mukherjee from saying he was a winner or loser

‘The Presidential Years’ avoids real political issues, refuses to go into details, hides a lot more than it tells, and is therefore a big let-down.

Pranab Mukherjee’s wilderness years

Mukherjee has been bewilderingly diplomatic in the second volume of his memoirs that chronicles his sidelining and ostracism in the Rajiv Gandhi era.

Boris Johnson’s R-Day no-show a good time to debate if Soviet-style military spectacle is needed

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If CJI meets the PM more regularly, a lot of issues could be resolved — Pranab Mukherjee

In ‘The Presidential Years’, former President Pranab Mukherjee had written about why India needs more frequent interactions between the executive and the judiciary.

Modi plays up personal equations with world leaders — Pranab Mukherjee in autobiography

The late ex-president has criticised PM Modi for being ‘autocratic’ in his newly-released memoir. He also said Congress wouldn’t have faced drubbing if he was in active politics.

How India self-inflicted Vodafone & Cairn humiliation over ‘bad idea’ of retrospective tax

In episode 647 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta says India must stop digging the hole and rethink its decision to appeal the rulings against retrospective tax.

Many in Congress will agree with Pranab Mukherjee’s view on leadership but won’t speak up

Sonia Gandhi was unable to handle the affairs of the party, writes former President Pranab Mukherjee in the third instalment of his upcoming memoir.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.