Follow Us:
Friday, May 27, 2022

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.


President Kovind calls for better women’s participation in politics, change of mindset

May 26, 2022 3:17 pm

The President said that women are shattering the glass ceiling in one domain after another as he noted their enhanced role in the country's armed forces.

India, EU to hold talks on FTA in June, set 2023-2024 target

April 30, 2022 10:02 am

India has been increasingly looking at international trade as a key engine of economic growth. Earlier this year, it concluded a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement with the UAE and an interim trade deal with Australia.

Bengal post-poll violence: 40-member BJP delegation to meet President

April 28, 2022 4:49 am

The delegation would apprise the President of the harrowing experience they endured after the declaration of the West Bengal Assembly polls results on May 2, said party sources.

President gives assent to Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

April 19, 2022 4:46 pm

The Act, which replaces the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, was passed by Lok Sabha on April 4 and Rajya Sabha on April 6.

National Judicial Conference on Mediation and IT: President, Law Minister, CJI bat for mediation to check case pendency

April 09, 2022 11:43 pm

The inaugural event of the two-day National Judicial Conference on Mediation and Information Technology was held near the Statue of Unity at Kevadia in on Saturday

India, Turkmenistan sign 4 MoUs for cooperation, agree to expand bilateral trade

April 02, 2022 6:12 pm

This is the first-ever visit of the President of India to independent Turkmenistan and comes just after the inauguration of new Turkmen President Berdimuhamedov.

‘Exemplary’ Gujarat model can be implemented anywhere in India: President Ram Nath Kovind

March 24, 2022 4:18 pm

Gujarat government has embarked upon a project to redevelop the Sabarmati Ashram and expand it at the cost of Rs 1,200 crore

INS Valsura to be awarded President’s Colour on March 25

March 23, 2022 2:11 am

Established in 1942, INS Valsura is a premier training establishment of the Indian Navy, an official release stated here.

President Kovind to unveil Heritage Park in Old Delhi on Sunday

March 17, 2022 9:20 am

Located near Parade Ground, the park is divided into two parts, measuring approximately 5,000 sqm and 2,000 sqm.

President Kovind: India has become preferred security partner and first responder in region

February 21, 2022 4:50 pm

The supreme commander inspects over 60 ships and submarines of the Navy, Coast Guard and Shipping Corporation of India as part of the president’s fleet review at Visakhapatnam.


President Kovind gives Padma awards to Ghulam Nabi Azad, Gen Rawat (posthumous), and others

March 21, 2022 10:16 pm

Among the awardees, two were conferred with Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 54 were given Padma Shri awards for the year 2022.

Gandhi jayanti: PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, other leaders pay respects at Rajghat

October 02, 2021 1:12 pm

On the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, several political leaders gathered at Rajghat on Saturday to pay homage to the Father of the Nation.

First time after becoming President, Kovind visits his village

June 27, 2021 10:09 pm

Ram Nath Kovind is visiting his village for the first time after he became the President of India. Though he wanted to visit the place earlier, plans could not materialise because of the pandemic, an official statement had earlier said.

'From stress to strength': Yoga to fight Corona is the mantra this International Yoga Day

June 21, 2021 5:09 pm

From Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind to ITBP personnel, everyone took up the charge to promote Yoga as a tool that helps in the healing process in times of a pandemic.

Mahatma Gandhi death anniversary: PM Modi, President Kovind pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat

January 30, 2020 2:23 pm

PM Modi said the Father of the Nation would continue to inspire people to build a strong, capable and prosperous country.

MS Dhoni honoured with Padma Bhushan Award by President Ram Nath Kovind, see pics

April 03, 2018 8:59 am

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday.

'I have huge respect for India'; German President gets ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

March 24, 2018 1:33 pm

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, accompanied by his wife Elke Budenbender, arrived Thursday on his first visit to India as German president. On Friday, he was accorded a ceremonial reception by his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind as well as PM Modi.

Glimpses from Iran's Hassan Rouhani's day in New Delhi with PM Modi, President Kovind

February 17, 2018 6:05 pm

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. He was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan where he inpected the Guard of Honor. Rouhani is in India for a three-day visit which he began at Hyderabad as the city shares historic ties with Iran.

Gandhi Jayanti 2017: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to the Mahatma

October 02, 2017 1:18 pm

As India remembers Mahatama Gandhi on his birth anniversary, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid their tributes to the Father of the Nation at his Samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi on Monday morning.

President Ram Nath Kovind launches 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign in Kanpur

September 15, 2017 10:03 pm

Kovind said every person in the society was “rashtra nirmata” and invited NCC cadet Manish Dwivedi, who belongs to Kanpur, to the Rashtrapati Bhavan to meet him.