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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Puducherry given status on par with States by Finance Commission, says CM V Narayanasamy

Charging the Centre with adopting a different yardstick towards Puducherry, the Chief Minister said, “the Centre should implement its promises given in the past to meet shortfall in plan and on plan allocation of funds without any discrimination.”

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President Kovind remembers India’s missile man APJ Abdul Kalam

“India will never forget the remarkable contributions of Kalam. He had a great passion for teaching and education and truly ignited young minds with the power to think and innovate,” President Kovind said.

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President Ram Nath Kovind stresses role of Governors as bridge between Centre, states

Kovind spoke about critical milestones and national goals that have been set in the context of completion of 75 years of independence in 2022.

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President Kovind to participate in APJ Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary celebrations

President Kovind will interact with Kalam’s family members and receive the Kalam Sandesh Vahini: Vision 2020 bus, which is expected to arrive after travelling through 16 states, spreading the message about Kalam’s vision.

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Shirdi Airport to get CISF cover; ISTRAC Port Blair secured

Constructed at an investment of around Rs 350 crore, the airport, with a 2,500 m-long runway, is capable of handling single narrow-body aircraft, such as Airbus A320 and Boeing 737s.

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Soldiers, spiritual leaders twin pillars of nation: President Ram Nath Kovind

Referring to spiritual leaders and social reformers from Kerala like Adi Shankaracharya, Sree Narayana Guru and Ayyankali, Ram Nath kovind said the southern state was “one of the leading spiritual homes in our country and composite society”.

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Goa schools told to display photos of President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi

The decision was taken at a meeting of Heads of Departments chaired by CM Manohar Parrikar earlier this week.

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AYUSH varsity among 6 Bills to get President Kovind nod

According to ministry officials, the Bills were sent to the President’s secretariat after consultations with all the stakeholders.

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Put up portraits of President Kovind, PM Modi: Goa govt to schools 

The order by education department is part of the instructions issued by the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar during the recently held meeting with the department heads.

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‘Chalo Dilli’: Ram Nath Kovind’s invitation to Rashtrapati Bhavan wins hearts on Twitter

President Ram Nath Kovind has sent a ‘humble’ invitation to all Indians to visit the Rashtrapati Bhavan in a rather sweet tweet on Twitter. “The next time you are in Delhi, I invite you to visit Rashtrapati Bhavan. It belongs to Indians all over the world #PresidentKovind,” he wrote.

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President cancels police medal awarded 13 years ago

In a notification dated September 21, the President’s secretariat said the “Police Medal for Gallantry awarded to Dharmendra Choudhary is hereby cancelled and the medal forfeited.

India, Ethiopia sign agreements on trade, communication: Ram Nath Kovind

Ethiopia has been the largest recipient of Indian concessional lines of credit in Africa, with over $1 billion committed. Kovind arrived here from Djibouti yesterday on the second leg of his maiden visit abroad.

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Rise of India is opening new opportunities: President Kovind at Djibouti

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, who arrived at Djibouti on Tuesday on the first leg of his four-day visit to Djibouti and Ethiopia, his maiden trip abroad since taking office, asked the Indian diaspora not to leave their roots.

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President Ram Nath Kovind embarks on first overseas visit

“The president is looking forward to the visit. He recognises that the Africa and Indian ocean region are central to Indian foreign policy. That is why this region was chosen as his first foreign visit,” President’s Press Secretary Ashok Malik said.

President Kovind inaugurates airport, commercial operations take off from Shirdi

The airport will for the time being operate two flights — one to Mumbai in the morning and the other to Hyderabad in the evening — by the Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India.