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Pranabda and the burden of two past Presidents

Unlike Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed and Giani Zail Singh, one hopes Pranab Mukherjee will do a better job when asked to 'preserve, protect and defend the Constitution', says T V R Shenoy. Pranab Mukherjee......

'It was the darkest period of Indian democracy'

R V Chandramouli, a retired IAS officer, was Gujarat's home secretary when President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed declared a state of Emergency in the country on June 25-26, 1975. Chandramouli recounts......

Dr Kalam was an exemplar of plural India

'For showing us a shining vision of how even a ceremonial role can be infused with life by a patriot, a scientist and a humble man of the people, representing the best of India's pluralist ethos,......

Not such a Common Man

'His Common Man, with his unforgettable bewildered look, will live on for a long time to come, as will so many of his cartoons. They captured important moments in half a century of India's......

I did not waver from my loyalty to Indira Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee's book The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years takes the readers through the economic and social unrest of the period leading up to the emergency, rise and......

Why Sanjay Gandhi forced SBI chairman to quit in 1976

This Monday marks the 37th anniversary of the imposition of "internal" Emergency, on June 25, 1975, with President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signing the proclamation late at night, even before it had......

Bangladesh to review Tata's proposal

Bangladesh on Thursday said it would "thoroughly examine" the proposed $3 billion investment by Tata group before taking a final decision on its fate. "We are not saying yes or no to the......

The poor offer a rich business opportunity

The poor are clearly a business opportunity for any sector, including banks, speakers at a session on agriculture and micro financing at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry......

Bangladesh take control of first Test

Opening batsman Junaid Siddiqui and fast bowler Shahadat Hossain combined to help Bangladesh take a 147-run lead on the second day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday.-......

Bangladesh dissolves board

The Bangladesh Cricket Board was dissolved on Sunday and a 12-member interim committee, headed by Major-General Sina Ibn Jamali,appointed. "The board has been dissolved as most members have......
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After 18 years, Rashtrapati Ashiana comes to life

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the renovated building on Tuesday and spent the night there — the first President to do so in 18 years.... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/dehradun-after-18-years-rashtrapati-ashiana-comes-to-life-3053627/
President arrives in Doon for a sojourn

President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here today for a quiet sojourn during which he will pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath and take... ...

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The first pan-Indian classical musician

She transcended cultural boundaries and geography by being true to her Carnatic roots, yet being able to sing in Bengali and Urdu India has never... ...

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The beginning of Freemasonry in India

Fraternity came to India 260 years ago & has a temple in city. In the Middle Ages, operative craftsmen, especially cathedral builders, travelled... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/date-with-history-the-beginning-of-freemasonry-in-india/articleshow/54464307.cms
India-China thaw

The occasion was celebrated with the two governments making it abundantly clear that they were looking forward to developing friendly relations of... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/editorials/india-china-relations-pak-illegal-immigrants-uae-barauni-power-station-shit-security-council-3041208/

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