Former President Pranab Mukherjee

Plain-speaking Pranab reminds RSS of India’s ‘soul of pluralism’

Nagpur :  Speaking at its headquarters, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday did some plain-speaking on nationalism and patriotism to RSS cadre telling them that India’s multiple faiths and cultures made it tolerant and that the soul of the nation resided in its pluralism and secularism. Calling for a dialogue to balance competing interests and […]

Pranab Mukherjee visited Hedgewar's ( founder of Sangh ) home along with Mohanji Bhagwat. (Pic:Twitter)

Pranab hails Hedgewar as ‘great son of India’

Nagpur : Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday hailed Kehsav Baliram Hedgewar, the founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), as “a great son of Mother India”. “Today I came here to pay my respect and homage to a great son of Mother India,” Mukherjee wrote in the visitor’s book as he visited Hedgewar’s birthplace […]

Maharashtra hailstorm kills 2, damages standing crops

Nagpur :  Two persons were killed and two others injured as unseasonal rains, accompanied by hailstorm, lashed parts of Maharashtra’s Marathwada and Vidarbha region, razing huge tracts of standing crops on Sunday, officials said. Representative Image The hailstorm, which hit Jalna, Beed, Amravati, Buldhana, Washim, Akola and surroundings, flattened the standing crops of wheat, grapes […]