Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President. He was born on 1 October 1945 in Derapur tehsil of Kanpur Dehat in Uttar Pradesh. He graduated in both Commerce and Law from Kanpur University. In 1977, Kovind became the Personal Secretary to the then PM Morarji Desai, which marked the beginning of his political career. Kovind was the President of BJP Dalit Morcha during 1998-2002. Kovind had represented India in the United Nations in New York and also addressed the United Nations General Assembly in 2002. The NDA Presidential candidate served as a member of several key Parliamentary Committees
14 Oct 2020
Shiv Sena, taunted by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for turning "secular," is seeking his removal and might approach President Ram Nath Kovind, News18 reported on Wednesday.
08 Oct 2020
On the 88th Indian Air Force Day today, the leading jets showcased their strength at a ceremony in Hindon station, that was attended by IAF Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, CDS General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh.
01 Oct 2020
The first of the two VVIP custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, will arrive on Thursday.
29 Sep 2020
Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.
25 Sep 2020
Angry with three agriculture reform Bills brought by the Centre, farmers across the country will be participating in Bharat Bandh today, September 25, with Punjab and Haryana becoming the epicenter of protests.
24 Sep 2020
B Narayan Rao, a Congress MLA from Karnataka, passed away on Thursday at a private hospital, after testing positive for coronavirus earlier.
23 Sep 2020
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed three of the four labor code bills, even as the Opposition continued its boycott of the Parliament.
22 Sep 2020
Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.
14 Sep 2020
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.
13 Sep 2020
Former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, on Sunday morning.
10 Sep 2020
National Award-winning veteran actor Paresh Rawal (65) has been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as the new chairperson of the renowned New Delhi-based theater institute National School of Drama (or the NSD).
01 Sep 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who breathed his last on Monday at the age of 84, weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, was cremated at New Delhi's Lodhi Crematorium with full military honors.
31 Aug 2020
The central government on Monday announced a seven-day state mourning to pay respect to former President Pranab Mukherjee, who died earlier today.
31 Aug 2020
India's former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday, weeks after he tested positive for coronavirus,
26 Aug 2020
On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.
17 Aug 2020
Legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, his family said in a statement on Monday. He was 90.
11 Aug 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.
06 Aug 2020
The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.
06 Aug 2020
On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.
17 Jun 2020
On Wednesday, the Indian Army released the names of 20 soldiers who were killed in action on Monday at the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, after clashing with China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).
24 Apr 2020
On Thursday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 700 in India.
23 Apr 2020
As gloomy times have taken over the entire world, any and every help is appreciated. Abiding by these words, First Lady Savita Kovind, the wife of President Ram Nath Kovind, stitched masks on Wednesday that will be distributed to shelter homes.
21 Mar 2020
Under guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Health Ministry authorized select private laboratories in India to test for coronavirus disease COVID-19.
21 Mar 2020
Indian women's ace boxer and Rajya Sabha member MC Mary Kom broke the mandatory 14-day quarantine protocol.
21 Mar 2020
Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.
20 Mar 2020
More than seven years after they committed a crime that brought shame for the entire nation, four men — Akshay, Pawan, Vinay, and Mukesh, were hanged till death inside Delhi's Tihar prison on Friday.
19 Mar 2020
A day ahead of the execution of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the Supreme Court rejected the curative petition of convict Pawan Gupta (25).
16 Mar 2020
Days ahead of their scheduled execution, three of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
16 Mar 2020
In yet another dramatic development in the infamous 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the families of the four death-row convicts have asked the President to grant them euthanasia.
04 Mar 2020
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday rejected the mercy petition of a convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.
02 Mar 2020
The budget session of Parliament resumed on Monday and at least six political parties have given an adjournment notice over riots in Northeast Delhi.
29 Feb 2020
Two convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case have approached a Delhi court, seeking a stay on their execution on March 3.
27 Feb 2020
In its meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday regarding riots in Delhi, a delegation of Congress asked him to use his power to protect Rajdharma.
27 Feb 2020
For over two days, Delhi burned this week taking the lives of as many as 28 people, including a head constable and an Intelligence Bureau official.
24 Feb 2020
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 Feb 2020
Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts facing death in connection to the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, attempted to hurt himself inside Tihar jail, said reports.
18 Feb 2020
As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continue, over 150 prominent citizens have written to President Ram Nath Kovind in favor of the legislation.
06 Feb 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in his full element inside the Lok Sabha today when he was replying to a debate on President Ram Nath Kovind's speech.
04 Feb 2020
On Monday, nearly 200 Hindus from Pakistan crossed the Attari-Wagah border to enter India and could now seek asylum here as they felt unsafe in the neighboring country.
31 Jan 2020
A Delhi court on Friday stayed the execution of four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case until further orders.