Minister of External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee of India

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External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here late tonight that he had seen statements in the media by Pakistan's Interior Adviser assuring India of unconditional.
an apparent softening of stand on the trial of perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said they could be tried in Pakistan as per the law of the land.
Pranab Mukherjee was born in Mirati village near Kirnahar town, District Birbhum, West Bengal, on December 11, 1935, the son of Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee and Rajlakshmi Mukherjee.
Pranab Mukherjee has a parliamentary career of nearly four decades, having first become a Rajya Sabha (upper house) member from the Congress Party in 1969; he was re-elected in 1975, 1981, 1993 and 1999.
Pranab Mukherjee has been a member of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund, of the World Bank, of the Asian Development Bank, and of the African Development Bank.
Mukherjee is well respected within the party; social policies.
After Sonia Gandhi reluctantly agreed to join politics, Pranab Mukherjee was one of her key mentors, guiding her through difficult situations with examples of how her mother-in-law, Indira Gandhi would have done things.
Pranab Mukherjee was briefly considered for the post of the largely ceremonial Indian presidency.
New Delhi, September 18, 2008 : External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has described terrorism as the biggest threat to India at a seminar in.
India will allow Pak to provide legal help to Kasab: PranabIndia will allow Pakistan to provide legal assistance to Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving Mumbai carnage terrorist arrested, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday.
India wants Pakistan to return 40 fugitives: PranabExternal Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that India has asked Pakistan to return 40 fugitives from Indian law and to take “positive steps” to dismantle terrorist infrastructure in Pakistan.
Integrated posts to be set up along Indo-Nepal borderIn a bid to strengthen security along the porous Indo-Nepal border, four integrated checkposts would be set up in Bihar and the landlocked Himalayan country, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said in Raxaul on Wednesday.
welcome to Video - MSN India!Search Results for pranab mukherjeeSearch Results for "pranab mukherjee" RSS feedPranab Mukherjee meets Quatar Deputy PMIndian foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee met Qatars Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah in New Delhi on January 14.
Mumbai evidence given to Pak PranabIndias foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee said that India has handed over evidence on Mumbai attacks to Pakistan and expects prompt investigation.
Mukherjee was addressing delegates at the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas function, a diaspora event organised for non-residents of India NRI.
Refuting Qureshis statement, Mukherjee said that Pakistan needs to act on the evidences provided by India.
Mukherjee said that the Mumbai attacks have nothing to do with relations between India and Pakistan in relation to Kashmir.
India-Russia summit beginsIndian foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee met with Alexander Zhukov, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, in New Delhi on December 3.
Zhukov and Mukherjee chaired the 14th session of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation IRIGC.
Pranab Mukherjee is a member of the high-level Government panel to review defence personnel pay hike.
Pranab Mukherjee meets Nepalese Commerce MinisterExternal Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee met Nepalese Commerce Minister Rajendra Mahato here on Wednesday.
ANIPranab Mukherjee meets Qatars Energy MinisterExternal Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday met Qatars Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah.
ANIPranab Mukherjee meets Chinese Vice Foreign MinisterExternal Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and visiting Chinese Vice Foreign Minister He Yafei met here last evening and reportedly discussed the prevailing situation in South Asia.
ANIMukherjee urges Pakistan to act against militant outfits on its soilExternal Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged Pakistan to act against all militant outfits operating from its soil in any form and under any name.
ANIMukherjee says India did not escalate tensionsResponding to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshis statement of the need for deescalating tensions between India and Pakistan, External Minister Pranab Mukherjee said war hysteria is being created by Pakistan itself.
New York, September 27: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met here and reviewed bilateral relations across a gamut of items of cooperation and discussed international issues of concern.
It was a good meeting, Mukherjee said after parleys that stretched for 45 minutes Wednesday.
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Back home, foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee has been working overtime to ensure that India is on the same page as its neighbours on a whole lot of issues.
Domestically, Mukherjee has also worked on Tamil leaders like M Karunanidhi on the same issue.
New Delhi: Articulation scepticism over Pakistan drama determinedly against terrorists in service from its soil, Exterior Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said such elements have been “let off” in the past after some interior deed.
Mukherjee said India was prepared to do so but not at this stage when investigations were yet to be finished.
Mukherjee said the “non-state actors” Pakistan has been referring to as behind the terror attacks “live and function” within the territory of that country.
NEW DELHI, 25 October 2006 — Indian Defense Minister Pranab Mukherjee was switched to the post of foreign minister yesterday, ending a vacancy of nearly a year at the key ministry ahead of some crucial diplomatic events.
Formerly a journalist and a teacher, Mukherjee was earlier the foreign minister 1995 - 1996 and has held other portfolios, including finance and commerce.
In another sphere the missile issue, speaking of the prospect of selling jointly produced BrahMos missiles to third countries, Mukherjee said India has already inducted the supersonic missile but Russian legislation did not allow the induction of weapons co-produced with another country.
One attempt to quell the US concerns even preceded the visit it was Cope India 2005 drill, which was jointly held by Indian and American Air Forces a week before Mukherjee came to Moscow.
Mukherjee was the best and brightest thing to have ever happened to Indian Foriegn Policy.
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The (Indian) material is adequate for Pakistan to take up a probe," Pranab Mukherjee said after the Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said the dossier provided information.
DARJEELING, Aug 21: The external affairs minister Mr Pranab Mukherjee has expressed a positive response towards the Gorkhaland demand at a meeting with the GJMM delegation in Delhi today, claimed the GJMM leadership.
Mukherjee is one of the very few Congress leaders who have managed to remain close to the Nehru-Gandhi clan.
New Delhi: Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee says China has “endorsed" the Indo-US nuclear deal and is "confident" it will not stand in the way of civil nuclear cooperation with the member countries of the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
In an interview to Karan Thapar in CNN-IBN's Devil's Advocate, Mukherjee was asked if the joint declaration issued by President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, which says that "international civilian nuclear cooperation should be advanced through innovative and forward-looking approaches", meant that China has endorsed the Indo-US nuclear deal and replied: "China has endorsed it.
Asked about widespread speculation that President Hu Jintao may have offered Pakistan a nuclear deal similar to the Indo-US nuclear deal and how concerned he would be as India's Foreign Minister if that turns out to be the case, Mukherjee said "different countries have different relationships with different countries keeping in view their own perspectives.
However, when Mukherjee was asked if he would describe President Hu Jintao's visit as a success he carefully and deliberately chose to only call it "a reasonably satisfactory meeting.
Mukherjee was also questioned about the belief held by many strategic analysts, including M K Rasgotra, the Convenor of the National Security Council Advisory Board, that China's string of military and naval facilities stretching from the Coco Islands in the east through Tibet in the north to Gwadar in the west and down into the Indian Ocean amounted to a form of military encirclement of India and in his reply clearly suggested that he disagreed with this view.
Mukherjee was also questioned about China's close political links with countries like Burma, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and the belief that China's aim was to politically tie down India within the subcontinent and thus frustrate its ability to realise its full potential and dismissed this theory.
Mukherjee was also questioned about US policy - as opposed to law - which bars to all countries exports of enrichment, reprocessing and heavy water technologies as well as permission to reprocess spent nuclear fuel of US origin.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may go for a long-pending cabinet shake-up by the end of this month, amid indications that a reluctant Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee has agreed to take charge of the foreign ministry, informed sources said.
Although he was not very happy, Mukherjee had to finally say yes to Soniaji as she and the prime minister found him the right choice as foreign minister, a highly placed party source told IANS.
Mukherjee was foreign minister in the government of P.
Mukherjee was asked to head the Indian delegation to the UN.
The chieftain of the Indian National Congress in the14th Lok Sabha, Pranab Mukherjee is known for his skilled party functionary as "a prominent Gandhi family loyalist who did not win a popular election until 2004.
This prominent parliamentarian Pranab Mukherjee is the foreign Minister of India in the Manmohan Singh Goverment.
Pranab Mukherjee was born to father Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee, an Congress Party activist from 1920, a member of AICC and West Bengal Legislative Council( 1952-64 ) and to mother Rajlakshmi Mukherjee.
Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee was a esteemed freedom fighter and for showing opposition to the British Rule, he was sent to prison for more than 10 times.
On july 13, 1957, Pranab Mukherjee was married to Suvra Mukherjee and they has two sons and a daughter.
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as Defence Minister, Pranab Mukherjee was not officially involved but was persuaded for his negotiation skills.
Pranab Mukherjee has written books on his credit.
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Beijing, June 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a four-day visit to China to enhance strategic and diplomatic ties, on Friday met with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping here.
Pranab Mukherjee met Xi Jinping, who is tipped to be President Hu Jintao's successor, after his scheduled meet with the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao was cancelled.
Ahead of the talks, Mukherjee had said that India would make joint efforts with China to further the bilateral strategic ties.
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External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee was discharged from the Army Hospital here Tuesday, three days after suffering head injuries in a road accident in West Bengal.
Mukherjee is not expecting any high-profile visitor from abroad this week, official sources told IANS.
Medindia on Pranab Mukherjee Urged Military Doctors To Remain On The Cutting Edge The Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged the military doctors to reorient themselves to remain on the cutting edge of medical services, in the rapidly changing global scenario in order to face the new challenges.
Our job has been vastly facilitated by virtue of the fact that we have one of the terrorists in physical custody," Mukherjee said at the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here, referring to the captured terrorist Ajmal Kasab.
India is keeping “all options open” in its response to the Mumbai carnage that it has blamed on elements operating from Pakistan but is not responsible for creating war hysteria on the sub-continent, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.
We are keeping all options open,” Mukherjee said in a television interview to NDTV.
The US has shared with Pakistan "strong evidence" about involvement of Lashkar-e-Tayiba in the Mumbai attacks, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday and asked Islamabad to hand over the perpetrators for.
NEW DELHI: The US has shared with Pakistan "strong evidence" about involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Mumbai attacks, external affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday and asked Islamabad to hand over the.
Agencies Posted: Jan 01, 2009 at 1605 hrs IST New Delhi The US has shared with Pakistan "strong evidence" about involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Mumbai attacks, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said today.
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New Delhi, Dec 27 : External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has asked Pakistan to stop creating a war hysteria and take immediate action against those involved in the recent Mumbai attacks.
Earlier Mukherjee met Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal.
Himself a Rao ally, Mukherjee was confronted with palpable hostility.
Congress Working Committee member and manifesto committee chairman Pranab Mukherjee is running the party's road show.
In a change in the governments public position on the extradition of the Mumbai attackers to India, Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee has told a news channel that if for some reason the suspects cant be handed over to India.
As far back as October 2007, a group of ministers headed by external affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee had recommended to the CCEA to make 10% ethanol blending compulsory and had fixed a uniform purchase price of Rs 21.
In an interview to All India Radio, Mukherjee said that there was no room for speculation and that the Government would wait for the outcome of the two-day deliberations before initiating the next steps to have the deal operationalised.
New Delhi - India will not accept any preconditions to get an exemption from the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to implement the India-US civil nuclear energy deal, Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.
Mukherjee said so to reporters while accompanying President Pratibha Patil on her two-day visit to West Bengal on board a special aircraft.
Colombo, July 31 : External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee met his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the SAARC summit to discuss the recent blasts in Ahmedabad, Bangalore and the suicide attack on Indian Embassy in Kabul.
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Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Oct 17 : External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has called for the holding of early elections in Nepal.
After the elections, let the Constituent Assembly decide the future of the monarchy, Mukherjee said on the sidelines of a seminar.
Mukherjee met the Chief Ministers of all the northeastern States here today, and discussed the country's Look East policy with them.
Sana'a (Yemen), Nov 21: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that India is out of the loop on the Commonwealth threat to suspend Pakistan from its membership.
Mukherjee said India, which is not a part of the nine-member Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), would not be involved in the process of suspension.
New Delhi, Dec 22: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that India's policies on foreign nationals seeking shelter were applicable to Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen as well.
New Delhi, Jan 13: The External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee is on two days official visit to Oman from Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 27: In a written reply to a question raised in the Lok Sabha, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Facility envisages connectivity between Indian ports on the eastern seaboard and Sittwe Port in Myanmar Suggesting that this alternate route would facilitate the transport of goods between the eight north eastern Indian states and Myanmar, Mukherjee said that the approximate cost of the project is expected to be Rs.
While giving suo motu statement on foreign policy-related developments in Lok Sabha, Mukherjee said that India is “currently engaged in negotiations with the IAEA to arrive at an agreed text of an India-specific Safeguards Agreement.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday met Qatars Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah.
Pranab Mukherjee said hydrocarbon assets need to be protected from the risks posed by state or the so-called non-state actors.
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that terrorism remains a scourge for our region.
NEW DELHI: Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday that India had provided Pakistan with concrete evidence about Mumbai attacks.