Tag Archives: Pranab Mukherjee

  • India hangs 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts plotter Yakub Memon

    India executed Yakub Memon for conspiring in the nation's deadliest attack, a series of blasts that killed hundreds in Mumbai more than two decades ago. ...

  • Vijay Kranti Modi’s India: From idealism to pragmatism

    Mr Modi's style has made a drastic shift of Indian polity from a six-decade-old Nehruvian suicidal idealism to a pragmatic and self-respecting style for which Sardar Patel has been always remembered and respected. ...

  • Wary of Chinese advances, India’s Modi woos neighbours

    Narendra Modi will step up a charm offensive with India's neighbours in the hope of stopping them falling into China's embrace when he travels next week to Bhutan on his first foreign trip. ...

  • Narendra Modi sworn in as India’s new Prime Minister

    India's Narendra Modi was sworn in as prime minister Monday with the strongest mandate of any leader for 30 years, promising to forge a "strong and inclusive" country. ...

  • India PM tells Pakistan to stop ‘anti-India activity’

    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warned Pakistan on Thursday against using its soil for "anti-India activity", following a fresh escalation of tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours. ...

  • India parliament attack plotter hanged, protests erupt

    Kashmiri separatist Mohammed Afzal Guru, convicted of involvement in a deadly 2001 attack on the Indian parliament, was executed on Saturday in New Delhi, triggering protests. ...

  • Nepal president on India visit

    Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav on Monday began a five-day official visit to India on the invitation of President Pranab Mukherjee. ...

  • Ajmal Kasab hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune

    Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Ajmal Kasab, accused for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, was today hanged at Yerwada Jail in Pune at 7:30 am. ...