Articles about Ramnath Kovind

Amarnath Yatra: 15,000 rescued, 16 dead, 40 missing after cloudburst

09 Jul 2022

India
Amarnath Yatra: 15,000 rescued, 16 dead, 40 missing after cloudburst

At least 16 people were killed and dozens swept away by the flash flood triggered by a cloudburst near the revered cave shrine of Amarnath in Kashmir on Friday evening.

Delhi: 27 dead in massive fire; Kejriwal orders magistrate probe

14 May 2022

India
Delhi: 27 dead in massive fire; Kejriwal orders magistrate probe

At least 27 persons were killed and several injured after a massive fire broke out in a multi-story commercial complex near Delhi's Mundka Metro Station on Friday.

Who is Santishree Pandit, the first woman VC of JNU?

08 Feb 2022

India
Who is Santishree Pandit, the first woman VC of JNU?

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, a professor at the Savitribai Phule Pune University was appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor (VC) at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Monday.

12 medical students from UP seek President's nod for euthanasia

02 Feb 2022

India
12 medical students from UP seek President's nod for euthanasia

Students from a medical institution in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, have written to President Ram Nath Kovind, requesting his approval for euthanasia.

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

19 Mar 2020

India
Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.

President, PM pay tributes to former cricket captain Ajit Wadekar

16 Aug 2018

India
President, PM pay tributes to former cricket captain Ajit Wadekar

President Ramnath Kovind and PM Narendra Modi joined Indian cricket fraternity in offering tributes to former captain Ajit Wadekar, who died at 77 in Mumbai yesterday after prolonged illness.

President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala

06 Aug 2018

India
President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala

Violence has no place in Constitution, President Ramnath Kovind said today, voicing concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala.

Presidential polls: Ramnath Kovind, the right choice, says Amar Singh

16 Jul 2017

Politics
Presidential polls: Ramnath Kovind, the right choice, says Amar Singh

Former SP leader Amar Singh said that NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind is the ideal choice for the president.

Meghalaya: Central govt. should compensate for losses from GST

08 Jul 2017

India
Meghalaya: Central govt. should compensate for losses from GST

Meghalaya CM has asserted that the Central Government is legally bound to compensate the state in case of any losses incurred during the initial GST implementation.

JD(U) says no to anti-BJP rally, tiff escalates

02 Jul 2017

Politics
JD(U) says no to anti-BJP rally, tiff escalates

The tiff between both JD(U) and RJD escalated further after the former refused to join Lalu's anti-BJP rally.

Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Meira Kumar files nomination

28 Jun 2017

Politics
Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Meira Kumar files nomination

The opposition's presidential candidate, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, filed her nomination for the July 17 polls in the presence of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders.

Lalu's son attacks Nitish, accuses latter of political manipulations

26 Jun 2017

Politics
Lalu's son attacks Nitish, accuses latter of political manipulations

Without specifically naming anyone, Bihar's Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav attacked Nitish Kumar of playing an opportunist with reference to the latter siding with NDA's Presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind. Being very subtle, Yadav said that people-centred politics may not work in the long run.

Opposition's Presidential candidate: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar

22 Jun 2017

Politics
Opposition's Presidential candidate: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar

The opposition has finally announced its candidate for the presidential election. It has chosen former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, a Dalit candidate.

Support for BJP's presidential candidate: Who's in, who's not?

20 Jun 2017

Politics
Support for BJP's presidential candidate: Who's in, who's not?

A day earlier, BJP declared their presidential candidate. In an unexpected move, it chose Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind.

Presidential election: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP candidate

19 Jun 2017

Politics
Presidential election: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP candidate

In a rather unexpected move, the BJP has chosen Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind as their candidate for the upcoming Presidential election.