Pranab Mukherjee takes oath as 13th president of India

Former finance minister Pranab Mukherjee called for action to tackle India’s dire poverty as he was sworn in as president on Wednesday during an elaborate display of pomp and circumstance. Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia administered the oath to Mukherjee in the presence of Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, UPA chairperson ... Read More »