Articles about Rashtrapati Bhavan

Important steps needed to reach double-digit growth: Modi

17 Jun 2018

Important steps needed to reach double-digit growth: Modi

Chairing the NITI Aayog Governing Council meet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today, PM Narendra Modi said the economy was growing healthily, but the challenge is to take it to double-digit figures.

L-G representing Delhi at NITI-Aayog meeting? Kejriwal gets a fact-check

17 Jun 2018

L-G representing Delhi at NITI-Aayog meeting? Kejriwal gets a fact-check

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter to express his anger on reports that Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal was "replacing" him at an ongoing NITI Aayog meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Body of man found in servant quarters of Rashtrapati Bhavan

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.

After Kalam, Kovind decides to skip Iftar at Rashtrapati Bhavan

07 Jun 2018

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.

Cracks in Congress visible after Pranab Mukherjee accepts RSS' invitation

30 May 2018

Cracks in Congress visible after Pranab Mukherjee accepts RSS' invitation

After former President Pranab Mukherjee agreed to attend a convocation of RSS pracharaks on June 7, tensions are visible in the Congress.

International Nurses Day: President Kovind calls nurses 'true nation-builders'

12 May 2018

International Nurses Day: President Kovind calls nurses 'true nation-builders'

President Ram Nath Kovind today, on International Nurses Day, lauded the dedication and contribution of nurses to the nation and stressed on the need for strengthening the nursing sector.

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

05 May 2018

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?

Gardeners of Rashtrapati Bhawan accused of forgery, probe begins

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.

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

01 Apr 2018

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.

Rani's 'Hichki' to be screened for President Ram Nath Kovind

30 Mar 2018

Rani's 'Hichki' to be screened for President Ram Nath Kovind

Rani Mukerji's 'Hichki' has emerged a box office success on the back of the positive word of mouth.

What did Stephen Hawking think of India and Indians?

14 Mar 2018

What did Stephen Hawking think of India and Indians?

Stephen Hawking, the celebrated British physicist-cosmologist, who died today (14 March) aged 76, visited India twice: for the first time in 1959 and then again in January 2001.

French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

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.

France's Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, gets Modi's hug

10 Mar 2018

France's Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, gets Modi's hug

PM Narendra Modi's greeting of foreign head-of-states indicates a distinct pattern. If he disapproves or doesn't consider them strategically important, he doesn't meet them at the tarmac with his now-famous jhappis, as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau discovered the hard way.

India, Vietnam ink three pacts; vow to expand bilateral cooperation

03 Mar 2018

India, Vietnam ink three pacts; vow to expand bilateral cooperation

India and Vietnam inked three pacts, including one on nuclear cooperation, and resolved to jointly work for an open Indo-Pacific, while calling for a rules-based regional architecture during Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang's three-day India visit.

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

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.

President Kovind to inaugurate museum dedicated to Biju Patnaik

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.

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

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.

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

17 Feb 2018

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

PM Narendra Modi's "love affair" with West Asia continues. After hosting Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and making the Palestinians happy, now he is holding "substantive and productive" talks with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.

ASEAN leaders diplomatic visit: India's "Act East" policy on display

24 Jan 2018

ASEAN leaders diplomatic visit: India's "Act East" policy on display

In a bid to promote India's "Act East" policy, PM Narendra Modi is set to break another tradition. In an unprecedented event, all leaders and heads of state of 10 ASEAN countries will be chief guests at the Republic Day parade.

Long jams in Delhi as traffic restrictions implemented for R-Day

23 Jan 2018

Long jams in Delhi as traffic restrictions implemented for R-Day

As traffic restrictions ahead of Republic Day were enforced in Delhi, jams erupted at various places.

Traffic restrictions in Delhi: Know which routes to avoid

22 Jan 2018

Traffic restrictions in Delhi: Know which routes to avoid

Delhiiites should brace for four days of traffic restrictions in view of the upcoming ASEAN Summit and Republic Day celebrations.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu received by PM Modi in Delhi

14 Jan 2018

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu received by PM Modi in Delhi

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has finally landed in India for a six-day visit along with his wife Sara. They have been welcomed by PM Narendra Modi at the Delhi airport.

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

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.

Former president Pranab Mukherjee turns 82 today!

11 Dec 2017

Former president Pranab Mukherjee turns 82 today!

The consummate politician, Pranab Mukherjee has famously been described as Congress's quintessential Man Friday. Ironically, he was rewarded with the President's post but was not trusted enough to be made PM.

Modi holds talks with Belgian king to strengthen bilateral ties

08 Nov 2017

Modi holds talks with Belgian king to strengthen bilateral ties

PM Narendra Modi met Belgium's King Philippe in New Delhi to discuss how bilateral ties could be strengthened.

Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

25 Sep 2017

Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

Following the completion of his term as Union Home Secretary on 30 August, Rajiv Mehrishi has taken over as India's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma who demitted office on 22 September.

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

07 Sep 2017

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.

PM Modi meets Swiss President, discusses NSG membership, black money

01 Sep 2017

PM Modi meets Swiss President, discusses NSG membership, black money

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Swiss President Doris Leuthard on important matters concerning bilateral relations during the latter's visit to New Delhi.

Is the Indian President a rubber stamp?

02 Aug 2017

Is the Indian President a rubber stamp?

The hotly contested race that was India's 2017 Presidential elections, brought attention to the institution of Presidency, with discussions revolving around whether the President is a mere rubber stamp.

Pranab Mukherjee: Glimpses of an eventful life in politics

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.

Rashtrapati Bhawan, undergoing a metamorphosis?

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.

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

11 Apr 2017

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.

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull meets Modi during India visit

10 Apr 2017

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull meets Modi during India visit

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for a four-day visit to India, his first since assuming office in September 2015.

Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards

31 Mar 2017

Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards

The Padma awards, announced earlier this year, were handed out to 39 of total 89 awardees, at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

30 Mar 2017

Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was presented with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

23 Mar 2017

SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to respond why facilities given to former MPs and MLAs should not be scrapped.

2017 International Women's Day

07 Mar 2017

2017 International Women's Day

The 2017 International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. This year's theme is 'Be Bold for Change'.

After Swamy's intervention, Arnab changes channel name to 'Republic TV'

31 Jan 2017

After Swamy's intervention, Arnab changes channel name to 'Republic TV'

BJP Parliamentarian, Subramanian Swamy had raised his opinion against the name of Arnab Goswami's proposed news channel, 'Republic.'

'Republic' in breach of Indian laws

28 Jan 2017

'Republic' in breach of Indian laws

Arnab Goswami, former editor-in-chief of Times Now, has recently announced the launch of his news start-up 'Republic'.

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

25 Jan 2017

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under: