Articles about Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind is the 14th President of India and a former Member of Parliament of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He did his BCom and LLB from Kanpur University. He started practicing as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in the 1970s, later rendering his services as Standing Counsel for the Union Government in the country’s Supreme Court. He joined the BJP in 1991 and served as a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh for two terms between 1994 and 2006. He has been a member of the Parliamentary Committees on Law & Justice, Welfare of Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes, Social Justice & Empowerment, Home Affairs, and Petroleum and Natural Gas. As a member of the Indian delegation, Kovind addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in October 2003. In 2015, he was appointed as the Governor of Bihar, serving in the position till 2017. In 2017, Kovind became the second Dalit person after KR Narayanan to hold the office of the President of India.
21 Jun 2022Yashwant Sinha
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) National Democratic Alliance has picked former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu as its nominee for the upcoming presidential elections.
21 Jun 2022Mamata Banerjee
Leaders of the Opposition parties, including the Congress, Samajwadi Party, and Trinamool Congress (TMC), among others, met on Tuesday afternoon and finalized the name of TMC leader Yashwant Sinha as their joint nominee for the successor of President Ram Nath Kovind.
20 Jun 2022Sonia Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fourth time on Monday regarding the National Herald case amid Congress protest and meeting with President Kovind.
09 Jun 2022Congress Party
The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Thursday that the election to elect the next President of India will take place on July 18.
07 May 2022Nitish Kumar
With the presidential elections due in July, political parties are intensifying their preparations to get their candidates elected.
07 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
The National Eligibility Entrance Test-Postgraduate (NEET-PG 2022) will take place on May 21 as scheduled and hasn't been postponed, clarified the National Board of Examinations (NBE).
31 Jan 2022India
Addressing the Budget Session of the Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday lauded the role of India's vaccination program in the fight against COVID-19.
20 Nov 2021Chhattisgarh
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday announced the Swachh Survekshan 2021 awards and Indore has once again been named the cleanest city in India.
13 Oct 2021Rahul Gandhi
A delegation of Congress leaders led by Rahul Gandhi today met President Ram Nath Kovind over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed the lives of eight people, including four protesting farmers.
02 Sep 2021Narendra Modi
Former BJP MP and veteran journalist Chandan Mitra passed away, his son Kushan Mitra said on Thursday.
31 Aug 2021Supreme Court Of India
Nine new judges, including three women, were on Tuesday administered oath of office as judges of the Supreme Court, taking its strength to 33.
28 Jul 2021Narendra Modi
At least 18 people were killed and several others got injured in a devastating road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district last night.
26 Jul 2021Narendra Modi
Deepa Sharma, an Ayurveda doctor from Jaipur, had tweeted a lovely picture from her Himachal Pradesh trip on Sunday afternoon.
06 Jul 2021Narendra Modi
President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors for eight states.
29 Mar 2021Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday passed a controversial law giving more powers to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, a representative of the Centre, over the city's elected government.
27 Mar 2021Health & Wellness
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.
26 Mar 2021India
President Ram Nath Kovind today visited the Army Hospital (Research And Referral) in New Delhi for a check-up after he complained of chest discomfort this morning.
06 Mar 2021Madhya Pradesh
Two persons attending the birthday bash of a BJP MLA in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district were killed over some dispute, police said on Saturday.
25 Feb 2021Puducherry
Days after the fall of the Indian National Congress-led government in Puducherry, President's rule was imposed in the union territory.
30 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
Addressing an all-party meeting on Saturday, PM Narendra Modi reiterated the Centre stands by the offer made by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers to suspend the three new farm laws for 18 months.
29 Jan 2021India
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday tabled the Economic Survey 2021 in the Parliament.
29 Jan 2021Pranab Mukherjee
On Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed both Houses of the Parliament amid a sweeping boycott by 17 Opposition parties.
29 Jan 2021Mayawati
As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.
26 Jan 2021Delhi Police
Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades at Tikri and Singhu border points on Tuesday morning pushing themselves into Delhi, where they are slated to hold a tractor rally.
26 Jan 2021Delhi Police
India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
24 Jan 2021Republic Day
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday released its schedule for Republic Day.
19 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
India is reportedly considering a hike in import duties by 5-10% on smartphones, electronic components, and appliances among more than 50 items in the upcoming Union Budget.
15 Jan 2021Madhya Pradesh
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.
11 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
India will reportedly not have a chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations this year.
05 Jan 2021Lok Sabha
The Union Budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 will be presented on February 1, sources were quoted as saying by PTI on Tuesday.
26 Dec 2020West Bengal
As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.
25 Dec 2020Haryana
For nearly a month now, farmers and the Union government have been at loggerheads over three farm laws that were passed in the Parliament in September.
24 Dec 2020Farmers Protest
Armed with two crore signatures against the three controversial farm laws, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi and other members of the party started a march toward Rashtrapati Bhavan today.
09 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.
23 Nov 2020Narendra Modi
Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi died on Monday.
19 Nov 2020Bihar
Three days after taking the oath along with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Bihar's Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary tendered his resignation today.
11 Nov 2020Netflix
Online news portals and content providers, like Netflix and Amazon Prime, will now be regulated by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, a notification issued on Wednesday read.
29 Oct 2020Haryana
Days after it apprised the Supreme Court that it would bring a law to deal with the annual menace of air pollution, the Centre on Wednesday got President Ram Nath Kovind to sign an ordinance, that allows the setting up of a commission to look into the air quality in NCR.