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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.
02 May 2018Sridevi
Sridevi's family (husband Boney Kapoor, and daughters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor) has arrived in New Delhi to attend the 65th National Awards ceremony.
25 Apr 2018POCSO
Another minor has been raped, this time in the forest area of outer Delhi's Shahbad Dairy on Sunday, hours after President Ram Nath Kovind greenlit death penalty for convicted rapists of children under 12 years.
23 Apr 2018Odisha
In yet another shocking incident, a six-year-old girl was raped, strangled and left to die in a village school campus of Cuttack district, Odisha, on Saturday.
22 Apr 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Swati Maliwal, chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women, ended her 9-day fast at Rajghat, New Delhi on Sunday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved death penalty for those convicted of raping children below 12 years.
22 Apr 2018India
Wading straight into controversy, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar said, Sunday, brouhaha should not be created on rape cases in a big country like India.
22 Apr 2018India
A day after the Cabinet approved an ordinance recommending death penalty for rapists of children below 12, President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the amendment to the POCSO Act.
21 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
In a bid to curb growing sex crimes in the country, the Narendra Modi government is planning to maintain a national database of sex offenders, so that data can be easily shared among authorities for tracking, monitoring, and investigation.
20 Apr 2018India
President Ram Nath Kovind today visited the cave shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi and paid obeisance at the sanctum sanctorum.
18 Apr 2018Jammu
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday termed the Kathua gangrape and murder case as "barbaric" and said it was the collective responsibility of society to ensure such things do not happen with any girl in the country.
18 Apr 2018Jammu
President Ram Nath Kovind has today arrived in Jammu on his two-day maiden visit to the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
14 Apr 2018India
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today referred the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime (UPCOC) Bill, which seeks to curb organized crime, to President Ram Nath Kovind for his assent.
12 Apr 2018India
Wrestler Rahul Aware grabbed the 13th gold medal for India in men's 57kg freestyle category in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.
05 Apr 2018Punjab National Bank
Amid mounting NPAs or bad loans in the banking sector, President Ram Nath Kovind today said honest taxpayers suffer due to willful and criminal default on a bank loan.
04 Apr 2018Bihar
On Monday, Dalits called a nationwide bandh protesting Supreme Court's March 20 judgment "diluting" the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
02 Apr 2018Mumbai
The CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams scheduled for today in Punjab have been postponed due to 'Bharat Bandh' called by Dalit organizations.
30 Mar 2018Rani Mukerji
Rani Mukerji's 'Hichki' has emerged a box office success on the back of the positive word of mouth.
22 Mar 2018Kerala
Around 100,000 villages in Kerala, spread across 14 districts, have begun to receive clean drinking water as part of the Jivamritam Project launched by Mata Amritanandamayi Math six months ago.
18 Mar 2018Odisha
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday paid obeisance to the deities at Shree Jagannath Temple here and sought blessings amid tight security.
14 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
For the first time, two Boeing 777-300 ERs are being customized for the Indian president, vice-president and prime minister, and will be ready for use by 2020, officials said.
13 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
Days after the Supreme Court legalized passive euthanasia, a woman and her 33-year-old daughter, both suffering from muscular dystrophy, have written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking permission for it.
28 Feb 2018Narendra Modi
Senior pontiff of the Kanchi Sankara Mutt, Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi, passed away in Kanchipuram today following a cardiac arrest.
25 Feb 2018Odisha
President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a museum dedicated to former Odisha chief minister, Biju Patnaik next month.
21 Feb 2018Mukesh Ambani
Lucknow is hosting the two-day Uttar Pradesh Investors' Summit, which is the first such event to be held by CM Yogi Adityanath's government.
29 Jan 2018India
The Budget session began with President Ram Nath Kovind's joint address to both houses of Parliament.
26 Jan 2018India
On 69th Republic Day, prestigious gallantry awards were given to brave personnel of India's security forces.
24 Jan 2018India
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.
22 Jan 2018Delhi
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal attacked the Centre's BJP-led NDA government for harassing his government. This was in reaction to President Ram Nath Kovind ordering the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs based on the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation.
21 Jan 2018Delhi
In a big blow to AAP, President Ram Nath Kovind approved the disqualification of 20 MLAs for holding 'office of profit,' two days after the EC's recommendation.
19 Jan 2018Delhi
Controversies and AAP have been synonymous ever since.
17 Jan 2018India
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has landed in Ahmedabad on his fourth day in India. The day started with a roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram along with PM Narendra Modi.
15 Jan 2018India
Indian Army stands for various things: the top-most being their professionalism, bravery and selfless service. They protect our restive borders, safeguard internal law-and-order and save lives during natural calamities/disasters. Their training and discipline are obviously legendary.
15 Jan 2018India
Israel's relationship with India is a "marriage made in heaven"; that India voted against recognition of Jerusalem as its capital doesn't change anything, PM Benjamin Netanyahu said.
14 Jan 2018India
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.
09 Jan 2018Haryana
Move over 2G and Coalgate, we have a new scam in making - the "Gita scam."
08 Jan 2018India
Rashtrapati Bhavan, the splendid residence of the Indian President, is now open to public.
06 Jan 2018India
Vehicles of President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, and other constitutional authorities like Governors and Lieutenant-Governors will display registration-numbers and not the State Emblem of India, said government.