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Renaming a British-designed sham Mughal Gardens as Amrit Udyan is apt
The reason our colonial rulers named a garden conceptualised by two Britons as Mughal rather than, say, Windsor, is far from altruistic
138th year of Congress: How legacy of the grand old party is immortalized in philately
The grand old Congress may be down and facing an existential crisis of sorts but it has a rich and one of its kind legacy in philately
India first staked a claim for UNSC permanent membership almost 50 years after Independence: Here’s how it happened
In 1994, India’s then Commerce Minister and head of UNGA delegation, Pranab Mukherjee, made an explicit case for India’s permanent membership
Who is Santosh Yadav, the first woman invited to be chief guest at RSS’ mega Dussehra event?
Hailing from Haryana, 54-year-old Santosh Yadav is the first woman to climb Mount Everest twice — in 1992 and 1993. On 5 October, she will also be the first woman chief guest at the RSS’ annual Nagpur affair
Four cautionary tales of Congress: A title holder, a contender, a rebel and a loyalist
The Gandhi family has shown zero tolerance towards dissent. Rahul Gandhi wants a team of his own. But he needs to begin winning and regain political turf. Yet, the biggest lesson is the Gandhi family loves a flag-waver
Why India should support China-Bhutan boundary agreement
An iron-clad Sino-Bhutanese boundary would act as a veritable wall against any nefarious moves by China against India in the Eastern Sector
Union Budget 2022-2023: What's in the Budget briefcase and the history behind the bag
The word Budget comes from the French word ‘Bougette’, which means leather briefcase. Year after year, ministers have appeared with a bag for the annual exercise — barring 2020 when Nirmala Sitharaman bucked traditions and walked in with a digital tablet
Bombay HC commutes death sentence of Gavit Sisters: Tracing back the horrific crimes of Maharashtra's serial killer sisters
Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit were convicted by the Kolhapur Sessions Court for the kidnappings of 13 children and killing five of them brutally between 1990 and 1996, and sentenced to death in 2001
Pranab Mukherjee 86th birth anniversary: Interesting facts about the former Indian President
Pranab Mukherjee, the esteemed political leader, was the go-to man of the Congress party in times of crises and played a crucial role in political issues such as the US-India Civil Nuclear Agreement
Year ender 2020: From Pranab Mukherjee, Sushant Singh Rajput to Diego Maradona, prominent personalities who passed away this year
From politicians to sportspersons, authors, musicians and actors, the year 2020 saw some of the biggest stars departing the world.
Pranab Mukherjee's son tells publisher to stop memoir; don't create hurdles, responds daughter on Twitter
The book, which was in the news recently for the late president's critical comments on the Congress, including his observation that the party lost political focus after his elevation as president, is set to be launched next month by publishing house Rupa
Pranab Mukherjee's mortal remains laid to rest at Delhi's Lodhi crematorium with full military honours
In view of the ongoing restrictions due to COVID-19, the mortal remains of Mukherjee arrived at the crematorium in a hearse van instead of the gun carriage
Pranab Mukherjee State funeral Updates: Former President laid to rest at Lodhi crematorium with full military honours
Pranab Mukherjee State funeral LATEST updates: Former president Pranab Mukherjee's last rites were performed at Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi.
Pranab Mukherjee was the last of a particular type of leader created by the Congress
He was as much at home with the nitty-gritty of administrative detail, the key to ministerial success, as he was with the intricate calculations that went into party management
Pranab Mukerjee passes away at 84: Revisiting his speech on assumption of office as President of India in July 2012
India's 13th president, Pranab Mukherjee, one of India's most respected leaders across the political spectrum, died on Monday evening following a 21-day battle with multiple ailments
Pranab Mukerjee passes away at 84; Centre declares 7-day national mourning, funeral to be held in Delhi today
Mukherjee, who was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral Hospital on 10 August and was operated for a removal of a clot in the brain the same day, is survived by two sons and a daughter.
'Pioneering statesman, master strategist': Modi, Kovind join politicians, actors in paying tributes to Pranab Mukherjee
Pranab Mukherjee, who served as the 13th President of the country from 2012 to 2017, passed away on Monday at the Army's Research and Referral Hospital.
Who was Pranab Mukherjee? A Congress loyalist, the ex-president held key Cabinet portfolios in career spanning 5 decades
A powerful orator and scholar, Mukherjee had been a Congress stalwart for long before he was elected as India's 13th President and served from July 2012 to 2017 in the top post.
Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84: A look back at former president's relationship with the Congress
The former president presented a detailed and candid account of the one-and-half after Indira's death, leading up to his expulsion, in his memoir
Pranab Mukherjee passes away: Known as a consensus builder, ex-president's exemplary career spanned five decades
Former President Pranab Mukherjee underwent brain surgery at the Army's Research and Referral (R&R) hospital for removal of a clot. He had tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the surgery