• Former President Pranab Mukherjee

    Former President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit joins TMC

    Politics | July 05, 2021 17:00 IST

    Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee, the son of former president Pranab Mukherjee, joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Kolkata on Monday. He was inducted into the party at a press conference in the city in the presence of senior TMC leaders.

  • COVID not main factor behind death of Pranab Mukherjee: Son Abhijit

    COVID not main factor behind death of Pranab Mukherjee: Son Abhijit

    News | September 01, 2020 18:10 IST

    Son of former president Pranab Mukherjee, Abhijit Mukherjee on September 01 stated that the reason behind his father death was not COVID-19. He said, "I feel COVID was not the main factor for his death rather it was the brain operation.

  • congress calls for unification of secular forces

    Congress calls for unification of secular forces

    Politics | October 28, 2014 11:37 IST

    Kolkata: With politics in West Bengal gradually becoming polarised between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP, a section of Congress leaders in the state have called for unification of secular forces to stop "communal

  • durga puja is a social festival president

    Durga puja is a social festival: President

    India | September 30, 2014 20:58 IST

    Kirnahar(WB): President Pranab Mukherjee today said Durga puja is not only a religious programme, it is also a social festival.“Durga puja is not only a religious programme, it is a social festival. On this occasion

  • president s son faces tough battle in bidi town jangipur

    President's son faces tough battle in 'bidi' town Jangipur

    Politics | April 21, 2014 15:34 IST

    Jangipur: After barely scraping through in 2012 bypolls on his father Pranab Mukherjee vacating the seat, Abhijit Mukherjee is now facing a stern test to rid himself of ‘President's son' tag in this minority-dominated ‘bidi'

  • being a president s son has its challenges and

    Being a President's son has its challenges and disadvantages, says Abhijit Mukherjee

    India | April 18, 2014 9:56 IST

    Jangipur (West Bengal): Being son of a president always puts added pressure on him to perform as a public representative and carrying on the work started by his father is the biggest challenge ahead, Congress

  • president s son meets lalu yadav in jail

    President's son meets Lalu yadav in jail

    Politics | October 07, 2013 13:05 IST

    Ranchi: Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee, son of President Pranab Mukherjee, has called on RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail.The Jangipur MP met Prasad at the Birsa Munda Central Jail here yesterday.A CBI court had

  • no action against abhijit mukherjee says congress

    No action against Abhijit Mukherjee, says Congress

    Politics | December 28, 2012 13:12 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 28: Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee had apologised for his remark that women protesting against rape were "dented-painted" and there was no scope for action against him, the party said Friday."He has realised

  • president s son abhijit mukherjee calls gangrape protesting

    President's son Abhijit Mukherjee calls gangrape protesting women 'dented and painted'

    Politics | December 27, 2012 19:58 IST

    Kolkata/New Delhi, Dec 27: President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit, a Congress MP, has landed in a controversy following his comments running down women who had been participating in the mass protests at Delhi after the

  • 57 percent voter turnout in jangipur pranab s seat

    57 percent voter turnout in Jangipur, Pranab's seat

    Politics | October 10, 2012 18:20 IST

    Jangipur (West Bengal), Oct 10: After registering a poor turnout initially, polling picked up gradually with a 57 percent voter turnout at the end of the day in West Bengal's Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency where

  • president s son abhijit to contest jangipur bypoll

    President's son Abhijit to contest Jangipur bypoll

    Politics | September 15, 2012 11:47 IST

    New Delhi, Sep 15: President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee has been selected as the Congress candidate for next month's bypoll to the Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal. The seat was held by

  • pranab mukherjee s son wants jangipur lok sabha seat

    Pranab Mukherjee's son wants Jangipur Lok Sabha seat

    Politics | July 24, 2012 14:26 IST

    Kolkata, Jul 24: Congress MLA Abhijit Mukherjee, son of President-elect Pranab Mukherjee, today expressed his desire to contest from Jangipur lok Sabha constituency in Murshidabad district which was represented by his father. "Abhijit Mukherjee has

  • make my daddy president pleads pranab s son

    Make my 'daddy' President, pleads Pranab's son

    Politics | June 23, 2012 16:56 IST

    Kirnahar (West Bengal), Jun 23: Abhijit Mukherjee, son of UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, today appealed to all political parties, including Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, to support his father in the presidential election."As a

  • pranab s son abhijit mukherjee resigns

    Pranab's Son Abhijit Mukherjee Resigns

    July 26, 2011 19:01 IST

    Suri (WB), July 26 :  Abhijit Mukherjee, son of Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, has resigned as the chairman of the West Bengal Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (WBIDFC).Refusing to disclose the reasons behind his resignation

  • pranab mukherjee s son to join politics

    Pranab Mukherjee's Son To Join Politics

    Politics | March 08, 2011 7:34 IST

    Suri (WB), Mar 7 : Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee today quit his job from Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) to join politics and contest the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections.