Pranab Mukherjee

Renaissance on Raisina Hill

Sunaina Kumar

The Rashtrapati Bhavan is shedding its imperial attitude and opening its splendid doors to hoi polloi. On the eve of the second anniversary of the Pranab Mukherjee presidency, Open takes a tour of the House that is changing

Less bang more stuff

If the first Budget after a strong mandate is one for big ideas and agenda setting, how does Jaitley’s 2014 Budget compare with Pranab Mukherjee’s 2009 one?

All the President’s tweets

How they won’t exactly set your heart pumping

No Money? Have a Bank

In the last three years, an unnatural number of bank branches have opened in former Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee’s constituency in West Bengal

Rejoice, he has gone

A review of Pranab Mukherjee as finance minister

Bengal 1, Kerala 0

The outcome of Prakash Karat’s casting vote in favour of Pranab Mukherjee

Electing an Indian President

Who the President calls to form a government might be crucial in the 2014 polls

Don’t Count Him Out Ever

Make no mistake, no one other than a Nehru-Gandhi has ever got the better of Pranabda in a battle within the Congress

Mr Santa Claus Mukherjee

Kinder income tax slabs, lower corporate surcharge and the promise of new banking licences, Pranab Mukherjee has goodies for all. Ah well, not quite.

Withdrawal Anxiety

On 26 February, Pranab Mukherjee is expected to start rolling back the fiscal stimulus. How exactly he does it will be under close watch.


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