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Pranab Mukherjee

Retrospective Tax Law: All You Need To Know

Aug 06, 2021 Outlook Business

A bone of contention since it was passed in 2012, the retro tax has spooked investors for years.

Pranab Mukherjee's Son Abhijit Set To Join TMC

Jul 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Talk between TMC leadership and the former Congress Jangipur MP Abhijit Mukherjee from West Bengal has been on for weeks.


Modi ‘Earned’ PM’s Post, Manmohan Was ‘Appointed’: Pranab Mukherjee In Memoirs

The decisive mandate that the BJP received in the 2014 and 2019 general elections indicated voters' preference for political stability, Pranab Mukherjee wrote in his memoir.

UPA-2 Was A ‘Govt Of Averages’, Lacked Tall Leaders: Pranab Mukherjee In Memoirs

Jan 05, 2021 PTI

Pranab Mukherjee made these comments in his memoir "The Presidential Years, 2012-2017" which he wrote before his death last year.


If Pranab Mukherjee’s Publisher Has Legal Contract, Heir Can’t Stop Publication of 'The Presidential Years'

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s forthcoming memoirs The Presidential Years has got into an unseemly controversy with his son and daughter sparring over the book’s publication

15 December, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee's Son & Daughter Lock Horns On Twitter Over Memoir

PTI

The late President’s son Abhijit Mukherjee wants to put a break on publication while sister Sharmishtha asks to not create 'unnecessary hurdles'


11 December, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee Book Blames Sonia, Manmohan For 2014 Poll Loss

PTI

Book also says Modi seemed to have employed a rather autocratic style of governance during his first term


01 September, 2020

'Is Mr Pranab Mukherjee For Real?': A 7-Year-Old Shares His Experience

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A 3-year-old kid, who enacted the President of India in school, shares his memory of meeting President Mukherjee


01 September, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee's Last Rites Performed By Son Abhijit Mukherjee

Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chiefs of three defence services were among the dignitaries who paid their last respects to former president Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday morning.


01 September, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee’s Book ‘The Presidential Years’ To Be Released On Birth Anniversary

PTI

'The Presidential Years' would be the fourth book to be authored by Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away On August 31 at a hospital in New Delhi at the age of 84.


01 September, 2020

Book Excerpts | The Coalition Years 1996-2016 By Pranab Mukherjee

Outlook Web Bureau

In his book 'The Coalition Years', former president Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away on Monday at the age of 84, had disfavoured the Congress' 2003 decision to forge alliances to defeat the BJP in the 2004 general elections. Below is an excerpt from the book.


31 August, 2020

Mukherjee Was Like A 'Guide' For Us, Didn't Believe In Political Untouchability: Mohan Bhagwat

PTI

In his speech, Mukherjee had warned that any attempt to define India through 'religion, hatred, dogmas and intolerance' will dilute our existence and said public discourses must be freed of all forms of violence.


31 August, 2020

Everybody's Dada: Pranab Mukherjee

Jawhar Sircar

He was the senior-most minister with the longest experience who had helped manoeuvre the party in the beleaguered post-1996 years. He had guided Sonia Gandhi most sincerely when she finally joined politics in 1998


31 August, 2020

Virat Kohli Leads Sporting Fraternity In Condoling Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Death

PTI

Pranab Mukherjee, who served as the 13th president of India from 2012 to 2017, died on Monday in an army hospital in Delhi


31 August, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee: A People’s Person Till End Who Could Never Be Prime Minister

PTI

Some politicians don’t fade into the background. And so it was with the scholarly Pranab Mukherjee too. He remained a presence to contend with even after he demitted the office of President.


31 August, 2020

India Mourns Pranab Mukherjee, Condolences Pour In

Outlook Web Bureau

Former president Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday. He was 84, he was being treated for brain clot and also diagnosed with Covid-19


31 August, 2020

'Country Has Lost An Elder Statesman': Venkaiah Naidu Condoles Pranab Mukherjee's Death

PTI

Mukherjee, 84, died on Monday in an army hospital here, his son Abhijit said.


31 August, 2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee Dies At 84

Outlook Web Bureau

Mukherjee was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral Hospital on August 10 and was operated for removal of a clot in the brain. He also tested positive for COVID-19, and later developed a lung infection.


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A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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