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Pranab admits eyeing PM's post, was reluctant to work under Ma...

Former President Pranab Mukherjee expected to be chosen as Prime Minister on two occasions -- first in 2004 when the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) came to power, and later in 2012 ahead of the Presidential election, he writes in his latest book "Coalition ... Prokerala, 1 month ago
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When Sonia Gandhi said 'will miss tantrums' of Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi : "I will miss his tantrums" is what Congress president Sonia Gandhi said while bidding farewell to Pranab Mukherjee from the Congress Working Committee at a meeting which formally approved his name as the United Progressive Alliance's presidential ...
 Sify4 weeks ago Why Sonia was reluctant to approve Pranab's name for presidential candidate  Rediff.com4 weeks ago Why did Pranab not reveal all in his book?  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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My meeting with Bal Thackeray upset Sonia Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee has said that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was upset with him over his meeting late Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election despite her advice against such an interaction. Revealing this in his book 'The Coalition Years', Mukherjee said he had met Thackeray on the advice of Sharad Pawar of the Nationalist Congress Party, a part of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance - II government. He said that during his ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Sonia Gandhi was upset after my meeting with Bal Thackeray: Pranab Mukherjee  Sify1 month ago
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Why Pranab was reluctant to join UPA govt

Manmohan Singh, reveals the former President, was keen that either P Chidambaram or Montek Singh Ahluwalia be the finance minister.Archis Mohan reports. Former President Pranab Mukherjee has said he was reluctant to join the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-I government in 2004, and had informed Congress President Sonia Gandhi about this. Mukherjee has spoken about his political journey, especially the UPA years in the third volume of his autobiography, The Coalition Years: 1996 to 2012. The ...
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The messages from Sunday's reshuffle

Nirmala Sitharaman's elevation not only to full Cabinet minister but also pitchforking her to the elite Cabinet Committee on Security group with the defence portfolio is undoubtedly the biggest takeaway from Sunday's reshuffle, says Rajeev Sharma. First, let's have the big picture of the latest ministerial reshuffle, Prime Minister Narendra D Modi's third such exercise and the first in 14 months. The prime minister has struck many targets with a single arrow of the reshuffle of his council of ...
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'Scrapping Article 35A will pave the way for disintegration of J&K'

'Article 370 is a 'temporary' provision which should be made 'permanent' to assure special status to J&K.' M M Ansari, former central information commissioner and part of the three-member committee appointed by the United Progressive Alliance government to hold talks with all stakeholders amid violence and unrest in the Kashmir valley in 2010, tells Sahil Makkar that Article 370 is a 'temporary' provision and should be made 'permanent' to assure a special status to Jammu and Kashmir. What ...
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