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 Ram Nath Kovind to visit Kumbh Mela today

At 9.30 am Thursday, President Kovind will arrive at Bamrauli airport from where he will take a chopper to Arail, and will cover the 9-km distance to the Triveni Sangam by road.

President Kovind gives assent to bill providing 10% quota for general category poor

The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill 2019 provides 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to the economically weaker sections in the general category.


Yoga belongs to all, binds everyone: President Ram Nath Kovind

PresidentRam Nath Kovind Friday said false impressions were being created and spread about Yoga that it pertains to only a few people or a specific community.

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to two Bills from Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh

Tamil Nadu aims to create a board in order to maintain and administer public charitable trusts and endowments, created by Vanniyar community members, officials said.

Develop Gorakhpur as city of knowledge: President Kovind

President Kovind also praised the contribution of saints from the Nath sect in the field of education and contribution towards society and during the freedom struggle.

President Ram Nath Kovind on four-day visit to Myanmar from December 10

Several agreements are expected to be signed during the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs said in the statement.


Gujarat: Dalit victims seek mercy killing, write to President Ram Nath Kovind

Writing on behalf of his family, Vashram Sarvaiya stated that the state government failed to keep promises made by then chief minister Anandiben Patel in the aftermath of the assault on his family and relatives on July 11, 2016.

President Kovind: Horrific images of 26/11 Mumbai attacks still remain in India's collective memory

"As a nation and the people, we are honour bound to get justice for the individuals and families that suffered," President Ram Nath Kovind said.

Muslim body writes to President, seeks intervention in Ayodhya situation

An umbrella body of more than a dozen Muslim religious and social organisations, the AIMMM said in its letter that the presence of "unruly mobs" in Ayodhya is a clear pointer to the way things are moving in an unchecked manner in Uttar Pradesh.

Learn from successful Australian cricketers: President Ram Nath Kovind to Oz investors eyeing India

Kovind also underlined that both India and Australia shared vision for the peace and prosperity of a free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific region, an apparent reference to China, which is flexing its muscles in the area.

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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.