Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

President of India


Noida: Man creates fake Twitter ID in President’s daughter’s name, complains against neighbour

August 26, 2022 8:30 am

Police said the neighbour had suspicions regarding the accused and had registered a complaint against him on Wednesday.

Presidential assent given to criminal bills of Karnataka, Jharkhand

August 24, 2022 12:39 pm

The presidential assent has been received for the two bills, allowing punishment against absconding accused and video and audio recordings of evidence in a criminal matter.

President Droupadi Murmu on Independence Day eve: 'We will realise dreams of freedom fighters, Ambedkar's vision'

August 14, 2022 10:53 pm

Murmu was addressing the nation, on the eve of the 76th Independence Day. This was her maiden Independence Day eve speech.

Why the President of India is also Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces

August 04, 2022 8:53 am

Manish Tewari writes: While designing the Constitution, the framers were both following certain British traditions while simultaneously trying to break with them.

Droupadi Murmu Swearing-in Highlights: My election is the greatness of India, mother of democracy, says President Murmu

July 26, 2022 10:36 am

Droupadi Murmu Swearing-in Highlights: "My election is evidence that the poor in India can not just dream but also fulfil those dreams," said President Droupadi Murmu.

The new President: Beyond the tokenism

July 24, 2022 7:59 pm

Suraj Yengde writes: While the list of Presidents of India has been impressively diverse, it was missing an important Adivasi voice. It took the nation 75 years to find a suitable Adivasi leader.

Books showcasing rare pictures of President Kovind, former presidents to release on Sunday

July 27, 2022 1:12 pm

Two books -– 'Moods, Moments and Memories…', that has visual history of former presidents of India from 1950-2017, and the other one titled 'The First Citizen', has pictorial record of President Kovind's term, the official said

Presidential polls: Cross-voting for Murmu bares cracks in Opposition unity

July 22, 2022 3:45 pm

The ruling BJP claimed that 17 MPs from the two Houses of Parliament and 126 MLAs from states defied respective party lines and voted for Murmu. Many regional parties, despite their political reservations against the BJP, had indicated their willingness to see Murmu in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

President-elect Murmu: First tribal woman to be elected to highest post in country

July 22, 2022 9:31 am

Murmu, former Governor of Jharkhand, trounced challenger and Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha, securing 64.03 per cent of the total votes polled.

President-elect Droupadi Murmu’s journey mirrors the trajectory of the country’s democracy, testifies to its uplifting possibilities

July 22, 2022 9:03 am

The presidential office will be burnished and enriched by President-elect Murmu's story. Just by being there, she will bring the highest office of the land closer to the country's most marginalised people.


Draupadi Murmu scripts history, becomes India's first woman tribal President

July 23, 2022 7:24 pm

Draupadi Murmu becomes India's first tribal and second woman President

How India's Presidents were elected, from Rajendra Prasad to Pranab Mukherjee

July 20, 2017 1:26 pm

The 2017 presidential election results are expected today. This year, a total of 95 candidates filed nominations for the top Constitutional post, of which 93 were rejected on various grounds, leaving only NDA's Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar in the fray. The winner will become the 14th President of India. Here is how the earlier president were elected.


There are many life lessons that APJ Abdul Kalam taught us. Let’s revisit some of them on his death anniversary

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Call him India’s Missile Man or the People’s President. APJ Abdul Kalam was many things. And during his lifetime, he tried his best to practise what he preached. We look back at some of his quotes on his death anniversary.