Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicPranab Mukherjee

Topic: Pranab Mukherjee

Times Now jokes Bhushan’s Re 1 will ‘save economy’, Arnab’s new ‘proof’ in Sushant case

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Pranab Mukherjee was like a guide to RSS, says chief Mohan Bhagwat

In a joint statement along with RSS general secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi, Bhagwat also said Mukherjee didn't believe in political untouchability and was an able administrator.

Govt announces 7-day mourning following former President Pranab Mukherjee’s death

Mukherjee passed away at Army Research and Referral Hospital Monday at the age of 84. The date and time of his state funeral is yet to be announced.

Pranab Mukherjee, one of the longest serving parliamentarians who worked with 3 PMs

Pranab Mukherjee served in Rajya Sabha for 5 terms and in Lok Sabha twice. Most of his political life was spent as a committed Congress member.

GDP numbers show Modi govt needs to work on stimulating demand

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PM Modi pays tribute to Pranab Mukherjee, says he was a ‘towering statesman’

In a series of tweets, the PM said Mukherjee made long-lasting contributions in key economic & strategic ministries and that he was an outstanding parliamentarian.

Pranab Mukherjee — ‘man who knew too much’ but was a Rahul Dravid-like ‘wall’ for Congress

Pranab Mukherjee could’ve become PM in 1984 and 2004, but didn’t. Instead, he became a Rahul Dravid-esque ‘Wall’ for the UPA, before being elected President.

Pranab Mukherjee, veteran Congressman who wanted to be PM but ended up President, dies at 84

A vital cog in UPA wheel, quintessential Congressman Pranab Mukherjee's 4-decade-long eventful political career ended on a high note with his election as President in 2012.

Pranab Mukherjee suffers septic shock, condition deteriorates, says hospital

The 84-year-old former president, who continues to be in a deep coma on ventilator support, is in septic shock due to his lung infection, the hospital said.

Pranab Mukherjee’s renal parameters have improved, still in deep coma, says hospital

Doctors said the former president's blood pressure, heart and pulse rate are stable and normal. He continues to be treated for a lung infection.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

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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