Rashtrapati Bhavan: News

05 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

'President Of Bharat': G20 dinner invite sparks row

The Rashtrapati Bhavan's official dinner invite to foreign leaders and chief ministers during the G20 Summit has triggered a row.

28 Jan 2023

Droupadi Murmu

Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan's iconic Mughal Gardens renamed 'Amrit Udyan'

The iconic Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the president's official residence in Delhi, will now be called Amrit Udyan.

24 Jul 2022


Droupadi Murmu may wear traditional Santhali saree for swearing-in ceremony

When President-elect Droupadi Murmu takes the oath of office in New Delhi on Monday, she may don a traditional Santhali saree.

27 Mar 2021

Health & Wellness

President Kovind stable, referred to AIIMS for further investigation

The condition of President Ram Nath Kovind is stable and he is being referred to the AIIMS for further investigation, the Army's Research and Referral Hospital said on Saturday.

25 Feb 2020


On India visit, Ivanka Trump dons an Anita Dongre sherwani

During their India visit, all the nitty-gritty surrounding Trumps were covered with great detail.

24 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the Presidential banquet hosted for United States President Donald Trump, sources told ANI on Monday.

20 Jan 2020


Republic Day parade 2020: All you need to know

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 to honor the day on which the Constitution of India came into effect.

09 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

#JNUViolence: Delhi Police detains JNU students marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

Delhi Police on Thursday stopped a huge protest march by the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University and detained some students as they attempted to march towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

18 Nov 2019


Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI

On Monday, Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India.

30 May 2019


Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister: Details here

BJP leader Narendra Modi took oath as 15th Prime Minister of India on Thursday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

30 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Why is 'Dal Raisina' highlight of today's ceremony? Chef tells

The entire world has its eyes set on Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. But a dish, which will be the highlight of the menu, has sort of stolen Modi's thunder.

28 May 2019

West Bengal

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony

Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, has reportedly agreed to attend PM Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30 May.

12 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Two veterans deny signing letter to President about Army's misuse

On Friday, a letter signed by over 150 Army veterans and addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind surfaced on social media.

11 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

President Kovind confers Padma awards to 56 inspiring personalities

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred Padma awards to 56 personalities on Monday at Rashtrapati Bhavan in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.

23 Jan 2019

Piyush Goyal

Arun Jaitley indisposed; Piyush Goyal made temporary Finance Minister

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has been temporarily given the charge of Arun Jaitley's portfolios of Finance and Corporate Affairs in view of the latter's indisposition, according to a statement by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

18 Oct 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind greets citizens on Dussehra, emphasizes women empowerment

President Ram Nath Kovind today greeted the people on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra, exhorting them to work for women empowerment.

12 Aug 2018


President Kovind to watch special-screening of 'The President's Bodyguard' documentary

President Ram Nath Kovind will watch a special screening of National Geographic's "The President's Bodyguard" documentary at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

26 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Short-film 'inspired by' Narendra Modi's childhood gets appreciation

A 32-minute-long movie called 'Chalo Jeete Hain' has made many BJP members happy. It was recently screened at the Rajya Sabha and Rashtrapati Bhawan.

10 Jul 2018

South Korea

PM Modi holds talks with South Korean President; reviews bilateral-ties

PM Narendra Modi today held talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to review the entire gamut of bilateral ties.

25 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Take care of your health: PM to IAF-personnel who fainted

The summer heat took its toll on an IAF personnel who collapsed during the guard of honor ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan for visiting Seychelles President Danny Faure.

08 Jun 2018


Body of man found in servant quarters of Rashtrapati Bhavan

The body of a man was found inside the servant quarters of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, police said today.

07 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

After Kalam, Kovind decides to skip Iftar at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Continuing his ideology of not celebrating religious ceremonies on taxpayers' expense, President Ram Nath Kovind won't host an Iftar party this time at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

05 May 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

National Awards controversy triggers row between President's office and I&B

Did the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) keep plans about the National Awards ceremony private, which eventually led to a mass boycott?

04 Apr 2018


Gardeners of Rashtrapati Bhawan accused of forgery, probe begins

Six gardeners, all belonging to Rajasthan, of the Rashtrapati Bhawan have been accused of forgery and cheating.

01 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi Police to study why more accidents occur during global-events

The Delhi Police has undertaken a study to ascertain why there are more road accidents in the national capital during important global events, an official said.

10 Mar 2018


French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a four-day visit to India, invited by his Indian counterpart PM Modi. Yesterday, he and his wife Brigitte Marie-Claude Macron were received warmly by Modi at Delhi Airport.

01 Mar 2018


Jordan's King: Fight against terror isn't war on any religion

Jordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, who is on a three-day visit to India, spoke on the topic "Islamic heritage; Promoting Understanding and Moderation" at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi.

25 Feb 2018


President Kovind to inaugurate museum dedicated to Biju Patnaik

President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a museum dedicated to former Odisha chief minister, Biju Patnaik next month.

23 Feb 2018


Canadian PM Trudeau finally receives Modi's jhappi at Rashtrapati Bhavan

From rumors of Indian government's cold-shoulder to Canadian high commissioner's dinner invitation to a convicted Khalistan terrorist Jaspal Atwal, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit has been marred by controversies.

08 Jan 2018


See Rashtrapati Bhavan beyond its main gate. Here's how

Rashtrapati Bhavan, the splendid residence of the Indian President, is now open to public.

07 Sep 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Cop's frustrated wife writes to Delhi's Police Commissioner

A Delhi policeman's wife, annoyed with her husband's "long" duty hours, has sent an email to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik asking him to ensure duty in shifts.

27 Jul 2017


Pranab Mukherjee: Glimpses of an eventful life in politics

As India is investing tonnes of hope in its new President Ram Nath Kovind, Pranab Mukherjee said goodbye to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, concluding another eventful chapter in his political career.

20 Jul 2017


Rashtrapati Bhawan, undergoing a metamorphosis?

With the results of the Presidential elections unfolding today, we take a look at Rashtrapati Bhawan which is the official home to the President of the largest democracy.

11 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

Delhi: DMRC's housing scheme to be launched in May

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is currently building 2BHK and 3BHK flats in Janakpuri and Okhla which would cost between Rs. 60 lakh and Rs. 1.20cr.