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Release 22 Sikh prisoners on life term: Damdami Taksal to President Kovind

“Article 72 of the Constitution mentions the power of President to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases...these 22 Sikh prisoners undertake to abide by all the terms and conditions as per lay down by law..." the letter said.

Govt striving to increase seats in higher educational institutes by 2024: President

National Research Foundation, Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme in the pipeline - aim to create 2 crore more seats, said President of India.


President’s nod for two bills passed by Gujarat Assembly

The amendment bill on chain snatching proposed to introduce new sections in the Indian Penal Code to enhance punishment for the offence to a minimum of five years’ and maximum of 10 years’ imprisonment and a fine of Rs 25,000.

2019 elections 'once-in-a-century' moment, voting is 'sacred': President Kovind

Highlighting the role of the voting process in a democracy, President Kovind said this is a special year as those born in 21st century will also be able to exercise their universal franchise.

Vajpayee's memorial 'Sadaiv Atal' inaugurated; Kovind, Modi offer floral tributes

Sadaiv (always) Atal memorial will be managed by a trust headed by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Office-of-profit case: President Kovind dismisses plea to disqualify 27 AAP MLAs

In 2016, the poll commission had issued a notice to the 27 MLAs on the basis of a petition seeking their disqualification for allegedly holding office of profit.


President Ramnath Kovind: Need to address political violence in Kerela

Freedom to discuss, dissent and disagree should be welcomed in polity, President Kovind said. "But violence has no place in our Constitution. It would be appropriate if we could give some thought to this at a Festival of Democracy."

Handicraft work from 9 districts to be available online soon

As part of government’s move to give impetus to local products under its “one district, one product” scheme, it will, on the same day, sign a memorandum of understanding with e-commerce website Amazon.

Chartered accountants are watchdogs of public trust: President Ramnath Kovind

Chartered accountants are both facilitators of taxpayers and of the taxation system as well as watchdogs of public trust, the President Kovind said, adding that in many respects, a tax system is “only as complicated as you want to make it”.

Department of atomic energy must develop applications to battle pollution and climate change: President

The President congratulated the department on its achievements over the past six decades and reiterated that it has an important role to play in the process of national development.

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi pay respects to victims

Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: Political leaders across the country pay homage to the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre today.

Saudi Prince gets ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The Crown Prince was in India for a two-day visit in which bilateral talks over issues of concern pertaining to areas like political, security, trade, investment and culture will be held