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Pranab Mukherjee

Meeting Mr. Mukherjee: A Visit to India's President Palace

Pranay Gupte | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Pranay Gupte

No matter how formidable the stature of the person who occupies it, Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi seems simply too grand to serve as a home for any individual, even if that person happens to be the President of India.

How India Failed Kashmir

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

Learn statecraft, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admonished his own home minister after he did not forewarn the family of a Kashmiri held responsible for an attack on India's Parliament, about his hanging.

India Executes Last Surviving Mumbai Attacker

Reuters | Satarupa Bhattacharjya and Kaustubh Kulkarni | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Nov 21 (Reuters) - India executed Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor of a militant squad that killed 166 people in a rampage t...

Is the Next U.S. President Going to Be Elected on Negativity Like Pranab Mukherjee of India?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
Sreedhar Pillai

These ridiculous vagaries of Indian politics, which several regional players play out, may never infect the American system, clearly established in a two-party political debate and balance.

'Those Who Dare, Win': Why, Then, Pranab Mukherjee Be the Next President of India?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 07.07.2012 | World
Sreedhar Pillai

As a striker finance minister, Pranab Mukherjee is a disaster. However, the most compelling reason why Pranab's will be the chosen name for a consensus candidate is his erstwhile party colleague and alliance partner Mamta Banerjee.

Indian Activist Agrees To End Hunger Strike

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 10.27.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — An Indian reform activist agreed Saturday to end an 11-day hunger strike after Parliament expressed nonbinding support for parts of ...

To the Mahatma, From a Stateless Indian

Dinkar Jain | Posted 08.28.2011 | World
Dinkar Jain

2nd April, 2011 Dear Mahatma Today I witnessed the Indian team lift the cricket world cup for the first time in my life. I have never felt so proud. ...

Will the Sun rise from India's East?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

All parts of India have given birth to a prime minister, except the eastern. Subhash Chandra Bose and Jyoti Basu, both sons of the East, came close to...

Indo-Pak: Back to Business Unusual

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

At the end of the two-day long debate, the BJP showed its disagreement with the government by walking out of Parliament yet again.

India: Pakistan 'Epicenter' Of Attacks Yet War Not A Solution

New York Times | SOMINI SENGUPTA and ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI -- Calling Pakistan the epicenter of terrorist attacks against India, the Indian foreign minister on Thursday urged the government there to ...