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?
NIRF rankings 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind to announce list of India's top 10 colleges today; check nirfindia.org
The MHRD will release the NIRF ranking 2019 of top Universities, Colleges and institutes of the country for the year 2019. The rankings will be announced under nine categories – Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Law.
Thousands visit the beautiful Mughal Gardens at the Rashtrapati Bhavan during February-March every year. But what we skim over is the fact that the 15-acre garden has, almost since independence, played the role of a state garden.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday described as a cowardly act the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 paramilitary personnel were killed.
HD Deve Gowda rejects BJP’s dismissal of ‘grand alliance government’; former PM says 1996 coalition is proof of success
Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda on Thursday rejected claims of BJP leaders that a "grand alliance government" will create chaos, and said the multi-party dispensation led by him had proved it can work.
India vs Australia: President, Prime Minister congratulate Virat Kohli and Co on historic series win
In his congratulatory message to the side, President Kovind lauded the effort in achieving the series win, while the Prime Minister called the Test series win a "historic accomplishment".
Ayodhya ordinance: In light of manifest judicial inaction, Centre’s move can be questioned on morality, not legality
In addition to the legality, it is also democratically expedient for the government to take a call on this issue.
Union Minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59 after battling lung cancer: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and others tweet condolences
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar died at a private hospital In Bengaluru early on Monday after battling lung cancer for several months, hospital authorities said. Kumar, 59, breathed his last around 2 am with his wife Tejaswini and two daughters by his bedside, Sankara Hospital Director Nagaraj told PTI.
Amid CBI row, President Ram Nath Kovind urges top officials of financial institutions to act like ethical leaders
At a function organised by CVC, Kovind said there is a serious effort to curb and punish those involved in economic offences, and to give habitual offenders a sense of fear of the law.
APJ Abdul Kalam passed away minutes after delivering a lecture at the institute in July 2015.
Undertanding the role NRI scientists can play in shaping science in India, was a major takeway.
NDA takes the ordinance route: Narendra Modi regime outstrips UPA's pace but lags behind Nehru, Indira
In a year, since it assumed power, the Modi government promulgated nine ordinances, PRS Legislative Research reported. The list of ordinances include: the ordinance to amend the land acquisition act and the ordinance to allow foreign direct investment in insurance companies to be increased to 49 percent of equity, from the current 26 percent.
Supreme Court must address legality of Article 35A's introduction and human rights violations it has caused
Article 35A appears in the Constitution as an Appendix. How can an Article, which has been implemented as if it’s a part of the Constitution, be missing from the main text of the Constitution?
President Ram Nath Kovind stresses need to address political violence in Kerala, says it has no place in Constitution
The President referred to the violence in Kerala as "unfortunate", and said that it does little justice to the glorious traditions of the state.
Pranab Mukherjee at RSS HQ updates: Ex-president showed the mirror to Sangh, says Congress after speech
As the country wonders what former president Pranab Mukherjee might say at RSS headquarters in Nagpur on Thursday, his last speech as president in 2017 reflects the thoughts and concerns that had engaged him throughout his over five-decade-long political career.
Pranab Mukherjee shares his definition of nationalism at RSS event: Full text of ex-president's speech in Nagpur
Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday addressed the freshly graduating Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh workers in Nagpur amid much controversy over his decision to attend the right-wing organisation's event.
Pranab Mukherjee in Nagpur: Ahead of speech at RSS event, past statements hint at what ex-president may say
As the country awaits Pranab's speech at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur later on Thursday, it is pertinent to note that several media reports, especially TV channels, are replaying the former president's earlier speeches (as the President of India) which discussed the themes of 'diversity', 'plurality' and 'tolerance'.
West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was given the additional charge of Tripura, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.