Emmanuel Macron

Padma Shri conferred upon French nationals, including 100-year-old yoga expert

NEW DELHI: In a significant development strengthening the ties between India and France, four French nationals have been honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri award, marking the highest representation from any foreign country. The esteemed Padma awards, which acknowledge outstanding contributions in various fields, were announced by the Centre on Thursday. This announcement coincided with […]

French Prez Macron visits Nizamuddin Dargah before heading to Paris

NEW DELHI: In a cultural interlude before departing for Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron, along with India’s External Affairs Minister Jaishankar, paid a visit to the historic Dargah Nizamuddin Aulia in New Delhi on January 26. The 700-year-old shrine, known as the nerve centre of Sufi culture in India, welcomed Macron, who arrived at approximately […]

Presidential Buggy returns to Republic Day celebrations after 40 Years

The presidential buggy, with its gold-plated rims and red velvet interiors, was a prominent fixture in Republic Day functions until 1984.

Amid Macron’s India sojourn, French journalist faces expulsion

NEW DELHI: India marked its 75th Republic Day with a vibrant parade, featuring French President Emmanuel Macron as the guest of honour. This day commemorates the adoption of India’s constitution, establishing it as a sovereign republic. Macron, during his two-day visit, also explored Jaipur’s impressive Amber fort, the iconic Hawa Mahal, and the Jantar Mantar […]

Republic Day 2024: India to host women-centric spectacle

NEW DELHI: As India commemorates its 75th Republic Day on January 26, the celebrations at Kartavya Path in Delhi are poised to be a poignant representation of the nation’s progress and diversity. The parade will take on a ‘women-centric’ theme, highlighting the integral roles played by women across various sectors. French President Emmanuel Macron is […]

Macron’s Jaipur Visit: Roadshow planned with PM Modi 

New Delhi:The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, is set to arrive in Jaipur, India, today.He will be welcomed by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and together they will tour several heritage sites in the Desert State, including a joint roadshow. Macron is visiting India as the Chief Guest for India’s 75th Republic Day. […]

Jaishankar and Macron’s diplomatic advisor delve into India-France convergence

NEW DELHI: The diplomatic advisor to French President Emmanuel Macron, Emmanuel Bonne, held discussions with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday. The meeting focused on bilateral relations, occurring two weeks before the French President’s scheduled visit to India to take part in the Republic Day celebrations. “Glad to meet Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to […]

France appoints Gabriel Attal as youngest and first openly gay PM

France's President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Gabriel Attal as the country's youngest and first openly gay Prime Minister.

PM Modi trumps global leaders with 76% approval rating

Survey puts PM Narendra Modi ahead of world leaders including US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak, French President Emmanuel Macron and others

Congratulations, My Friend: PM Modi To French Prez Macron On Second Term

  NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on being reelected as the President of France for the second successive term. In a tweet, PM Modi wrote, “Congratulations to my friend @EmmanuelMacron on being re-elected as the President of France! I look forward to continue working together to deepen the India-France […]