Ram Nath Kovind

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for President. BJP President Amit Shah announced this after a meeting of the party's parliamentary board meeting in New Delhi. Seventy-year-old Kovind is a Dalit leader from Uttar Pradesh. Kovind used to practice as a lawyer in the Supreme Court. He was previously elected to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.
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President Kovind returns to Delhi after six-day summer sojourn in Shimla

Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur accorded him a graceful send-off at Kalyani helipad at Charabbra suggesting him to make it an annual feature.

President’s day out: When Ram Nath Kovind walked down Shimla’s Mall road

Deputy Commissioner Shimla Amit Kashyap, who was with President Kovind, said, “His Excellency was at ease as there was no inconvenience caused to the public. He shook hands with some tourists and locals.”

Ram Nath Kovind asks scientists to find solutions for climate change

President Ram Nath Kovind asks scientists to find solutions for challenges like climate change, water scarcity

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said that institutions of scientific education and research were important for innovation and expanding frontiers of knowledge.

President Ram Nath Kovind on a six-day visit to Shimla, gets red carpet welcome on arrival

This is Kovind’s first visit to the summer resort –a palatial property amidst dense wooded forests.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the visit of the president.

Nurses are true nation-builders, says President Ram Nath Kovind

International Nurses Day is an occasion for the entire nursing community to remember Florence Nightingale and renew their commitment to her ideals, the President noted.

President Kovind calls nurses 'true nation-builders'

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

“Nurses play a very important role in the lives of people and their dedication and services is recognised by all. Nurses are the true nation-builders,” the president said. 

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the visit of the president.

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Jaipur, Ajmer tomorrow

President Ram Nath Kovind will be in Ajmer on May 14 to visit Pushkar and the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the visit of the president.

1998 Pokhran nuclear tests: President Kovind praises Vajpayee govt for bold decision

“In 1998, the government took the bold decision to go ahead with the tests and reposition of India on the global stage. The tests of May 1998 were a demonstration of both scientific capacity and political will,” President Kovind said.

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Donate one-month salary to Clean Ganga Fund, Nitin Gadkari urges President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi

The minister said that the government had already signed MoUs with corporate houses in connection with works such as constructing ghats and roads, installing light and sound show, developing parking spaces and other purposes.

Your valour makes us confident about border safety: President Kovind tells Siachen troops

Ram Nath Kovind becomes second president to visit Siachen, tells soldiers ‘your valour makes us confident about border safety’

Ram Nath Kovind is the second president to visit the camp, after former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who visited in 2004. This makes Kovind the first president to travel to Siachen in 14 years.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the visit of the president.

Disquiet in office of President Kovind over National Film Awards ceremony boycott, I&B invite

‘I&B knew President couldn’t give all awards, sent invite saying he would’

Karnataka's fractured mandate

The Sarkari Awards

The artists doth protest too much. The real debate is elsewhere, they surely know that.

Transgender moves Delhi High Court for name change in certificates

Is death a deterrent? Delhi HC questions ordinance for tougher law on child rape

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the ordinance for changes in the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Ram Nath Kovind asks scientists to find solutions for climate change

Death penalty for child rape: President promulgates ordinance

The President also approved the Fugitive Economic Offender Ordinance passed by the cabinet Saturday. The ordinance provides for stringent punishment against economic defaulters and aims to tackle cases involving the likes of Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya.

Need ecosystem to convert innovations into enterprises: President Kovind

President Kovind gives assent to Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance 2018

It seeks to confiscate properties of economic offenders, like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, who have left the country to avoid facing criminal prosecution.