Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicPranab Mukherjee

Topic: Pranab Mukherjee

Suvendu Adhikari quitting a blow to Mamata & bad optics ahead of polls. She needs to introspect

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Pranab Mukherjee’s children in Twitter spat over his memoir, son objects to its publication

Pranab Mukherjee's memoir 'The Presidential Years' is set for a January release. His daughter Sharmistha says no one should try to stop the book's publication for 'any cheap publicity'.

Modi employed autocratic style of governance during first term — Pranab Mukherjee’s memoir

Sonia Gandhi was unable to handle Congress' affairs after I became President in 2012, wrote Mukherjee in his memoir that he had completed before his death last August.

Notes from Indira, 1980 poll analysis — ‘treasure trove’ at Pranab Mukherjee’s Delhi home

Over 8,000 books, truckloads of documents were part of the former President’s treasure trove found by his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee at his official residence.

Bangladesh observes one-day mourning for Pranab Mukherjee, recalls his efforts in 1971 war

Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina called Mukherjee a true friend of Bangladesh and urged places of worship of different faiths to arrange special prayers in his honour.

Nehru, JP, Ambedkar — Pranab Mukherjee wasn’t first non-Sangh leader to connect with RSS

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to an RSS training camp had created quite a flutter in 2018 because of his Congress roots. But history throws up many such examples.

India’s backward dash from $5 trillion while one rupee gets a moment in spotlight

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Condolences for Pranab Mukherjee, Kapil Sibal on GDP contraction & Kerala’s self-reliance

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

President Kovind, PM Modi pay last respects to Pranab Mukherjee

Mukherjee's mortal remains were brought to his residence, 10, Rajaji Marg, earlier today from the army hospital where he breathed his last on Monday.

Pranab Mukherjee believed deeply in India, US tackling global challenges together, says Biden

The Democratic presidential candidate shared a strong friendship with Pranab Mukherjee, who was one of the most well-known Indian leaders in the US.

On Camera

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Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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