Puri Rath Yatra 2020: Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah extend greetings on occasion of Lord Jagannath's chariot festival
The annual Lord Jagannath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, started on Tuesday. This year the auspicious festival is being celebrated in a subdued manner due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: 115 families at President's Estate go into self-isolation after relative of sanitation worker tests positive
As many as 115 families residing at the President's Estate are under self-isolation as a preventive measure after a sanitation worker's relative tested positive for coronavirus, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique
President Ram Nath Kovind asks citizens to follow social distancing norms during Ram Navami celebrations
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday asked citizens to follow social distancing and other guidelines issued by the government during Ram Navami celebrations to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.
Advisory Council of 15th Finance Commission to meet today; first meeting after submission of report for 2020-21
The Commission is going ahead with the work related to drafting the recommendations for the five years spanning 2021-22 to 2025-26
As Hyderabad rape, murder case triggers calls for harsher penalties, how political posturing prevents death penalty for rapist-killers
Amid calls for the death penalty for rapists, in the aftermath of the rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian, this ringside view proves how political posturing can contrast with reality, with politicians themselves protecting the rapist-killer by permitting inordinate delays and presidential pardons.
The winners were awarded on the occasion of CSIR Foundation Day and carries a cash component of Rs 5 lakh.
Article 370: Writ petitions challenge abrogation in SC but Maharaja Hari Singh's proclamation made Indian Constitution supreme in 1950 in Kashmir
The writ petitions argue that effective concurrence with a duly elected state government comprising of a council of ministers is a constitutional requirement that cannot be dispensed with under any circumstance.
President's address ahead of 73rd Independence Day: Ram Nath Kovind says better days await J&K, hails India's scientific achievements
President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the eve of India's 73rd Independence Day, where he assured the residents of Jammu and Kashmir that the abrogation of Article 370 will ensure better access to education, reservations, public information
President address on 73rd Independence Day Updates: Ram Nath Kovind says India has reached pinnacle of innovation with Chandrayaan, Mangalyaan
President address to nation on 73rd Independence Day Updates | On the eve of the 73rd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind today addressed the nation. The address was broadcast from 7 pm on All India Radio and DD in Hindi followed by English
Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika to be awarded Bharat Ratna today
After the announcement of Pranab Mukherjee's name for the Bharat Ratna, Modi had lauded the former president for being an "outstanding statesman of present times" and creating a "strong imprint" on the nation's growth trajectory.
Article 370 is a temporary provision, no foreign government or organisation has any say in the matter, govt tells Rajya Sabha
MoS Home G Kishan Reddy said Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and matters relating to the Constitution are internal and entirely for the Parliament to deal with.
Simultaneous polls 'need of the hour', says Ram Nath Kovind, bats for 'development for all' in address to joint sitting of Parliament
Laying the road map of the Narendra Modi government for its second term, President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday said empowering every person is the main goal for a 'New India' by 2022
Eradication of social evils like triple talaq, nikah halala imperative to ensure equal rights for women, says President Ram Nath Kovind
In Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind said eradication of social evils like triple talaq and nikah halala is a must to ensure equal rights for women.
'Centre will implement NRC on priority in areas affected by infiltration': President Ram Nath Kovind at joint sitting of Parliament
In his Parliament speech, President Ram Nath Kovind said the Centre will implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in areas affected by infiltration.
Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha convenes for the first time since LS polls; Modi introduces Council of Ministers in House
Parliament LIVE Updates: "To ensure equal rights for women, it is important to do away with practices like triple talaq and Nikah-Halala," Kovind said. He also stressed upon the need to ensure women's security. He said that the government has brought in several tough legislation to ensure a safer atmosphere for women, and going forward, it will also ensure proper implementation of existing laws on women's security.
Union Budget 2019: Contingency Fund of India helps govt meet emergency expenses; Parliament nod required to utilise it
In order to keep the corpus intact in the Contingency Fund of India, the government seeks approval of the Parliament for withdrawing an equal amount of money from the Consolidated Fund of India.
Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Over 6,000 guests, including, CMs, Head of States, to witness 'simple, solemn' event at Rashtrapati Bhavan today
Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi will take the oath of office today (30 May) at Rashtrapati Bhavan in an event that is expected to witness the presence of more than 6,000 guests. Those attending this 'mega' oath ceremony includes all prominent Opposition leaders, Chief Ministers of all the states, Governors of all the states, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, members of both the Houses of Parliament and senior BJP functionaries in states.
Narendra Modi, new ministers to be sworn-in on 30 May: PM-led Council of Ministers advises President, accountable to Lok Sabha
India will get a new Council of Ministers led by Modi on 30 May, when President Ram Nath Kovind administers them the oath of office and secrecy at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: In case of a Hung Parliament, President's role will be key after results are announced on 23 May
For instance, BJP's Atal Bihari Vajpayee required the support of AIADMK and TDP to gain a simple majority in the Lok Sabha. Moreover, Modi, despite winning an outright majority in Parliament, too chose to seek the support of his NDA allies.
Army veterans' letter: Dragging the President's Office into murky political games sets dangerous precedent
At the outset, questions may be raised against the move by army veterans seeking President Ram Nath Kovind's attention. What the was the pressing need to involve the Constitutional head into the murky political affairs?