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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Confident that IITs, NITs will find solutions to address pollution issue: President Kovind

"I am sure that your institutes, with your various specialisations, will find a solution and take care to create a sensitivity and awareness among students and researchers towards our common future," he added.

President Ram Nath Kovind to host conference of IITs, NITs and IIEST directors

Apart from the Directors of 23 IITs, 31 NITs and IIEST, Shibpur, the conference will be attended by Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'


Visva Bharati played glorious role in nation building: President Ram Nath Kovind

"I call this (visit to the university) a pilgrimage because the two greatest visionaries of modern India, Rabindranath Tagore (founder of the varsity), and Mahatma Gandhi, frequently met here," Ram Nath Kovind said

President okays Gujarat terror law: Confession, interception allowed

President okays Gujarat terror law: Under the most controversial provision in the Bill, investigating agencies can intercept “oral, wire or electronic conversations” and submit them as evidence in court.

President rejects plea to disqualify 11 AAP MLAs

Responding to the Election Commission, the Delhi government said DDMA co-chairpersons were not entitled to any remuneration or facilities.

Watch: President, Finance Minister reach out to guard after she faints at event

In a video, President Kovind, Finance Minister Sitharaman and MoS of Finance Anurag Thakur were seen stepping down from the stage during an event to enquire about the health of a woman security guard after she collapsed.


Justice S A Bobde to take oath as next Chief Justice of India on November 18

As per convention, CJI Ranjan Gogoi had recommended the name of Justice Bobde as his successor on October 19. Justice Bobde is the senior-most judge in the Supreme Court after the CJI.

Delhi Confidential: Message In A Sapling

India has, in the past, sent saplings of the famous Bodhi tree to South Korea and Thailand among other countries.

Aggressive on Bengal law & order front, BJP team meets Ram Nath Kovind

The BJP team is learnt to have appealed to the President to seek a report on the law and order situation in West Bengal. This, sources said, would create an opportunity for the Governor to “show his power.”

President Ram Nath Kovind visits Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana university

On Friday, Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone for the campus of JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research at Varuna Village, Mysuru

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

Kovind will be the country’s second Dalit President after KR Narayanan. He headed the SC-ST wing of BJP before being the Bihar Governor.


Raisina Hill prepares to welcome President-elect Ram Nath Kovind

The President-elect Ram nath Kovind, like his predecessor Pranab Mukherejee, has expressed his desire to visit Rajghat before he enters Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Ram Nath Kovind elected as the 14th President of India, supporters celebrate victory across the country

Ram Nath Kovind, NDA's presidential candidate won with over 7 lakh votes against Opposition candidate Meira Kumar.

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5 Things You Need To Know About Ram Nath Kovind

In a surprise turn of events, the Bhartiya Janta Party proposed the name of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA candidate for the upcoming Presidential election. Seventy-one-year-old Kovind is a Dalit leader from Kanpur. He was elected twice to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh. Kovind was previously BJP spokesperson. He also practiced […]

Presidential Election: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind Is NDA Candidate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Kovind will make an “exceptional President” and his legal background will “benefit the nation”. In a series of tweets, PM Modi said: “Shri Ram Nath Kovind, a farmer’s son, comes from a humble background. He devoted his life to public service & worked for poor & marginalised. With his illustrious […]