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Former President Ram Nath Kovind 77th Birthday: PM Modi, VP Dhankhar, others extend wishes
India

Former President Ram Nath Kovind 77th Birthday: PM Modi, VP Dhankhar, others extend wishes

Several politicians across several parties poured their warm wishes for the ex-President of India

Ex-President Ram Nath Kovind moves into the bungalow that was once Ram Vilas Paswan's
India

Ex-President Ram Nath Kovind moves into the bungalow that was once Ram Vilas Paswan's

Former President Ram Nath Kovind's new residence is at 12 Janpath road in national capital Delhi

Mehbooba Mufti says Ram Nath Kovind 'fulfilled BJP's agenda at cost Constitution', BJP says not worthy of comment
Politics

Mehbooba Mufti says Ram Nath Kovind 'fulfilled BJP's agenda at cost Constitution', BJP says not worthy of comment

People’s Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti alleged that Ram Nath Kovind was leaving behind 'a legacy where the Indian Constitution was trampled upon umpteenth times'

Stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rs 5 lakh salary, hefty pension: The many perks President Droupadi Murmu will enjoy
India

Stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rs 5 lakh salary, hefty pension: The many perks President Droupadi Murmu will enjoy

Droupadi Murmu will get a slew of privileges including free housing and medical care for life, a custom-built Mercedes Benz with a state-of-the-art security system to travel in and a pension of Rs 2.5 lakh per month

Droupadi Murmu: My election is proof that poor in India can dream and fulfill those dreams
India

Droupadi Murmu: My election is proof that poor in India can dream and fulfill those dreams

President Droupadi Murmu said that the people who were devoid of development for years - the poor, Dalits, backward, the tribals - can see me as their reflection

'What was the intention?' BJP slams AAP over 'edited clip' of PM Modi greeting Kovind
Politics

'What was the intention?' BJP slams AAP over 'edited clip' of PM Modi greeting Kovind

Taking a swipe at Kejriwal over the sale of intoxicants in the city, a BJP leader said that the Delhi government is delivering liquor to homes in Delhi instead of advocating deaddiction

MPs should always follow Gandhian philosophy while debate, dissent in Parliament: President Kovind in farewell speech
India

MPs should always follow Gandhian philosophy while debate, dissent in Parliament: President Kovind in farewell speech

In his farewell speech, outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind asked political parties to rise above partisan politics in national interest and decide what is necessary for the welfare of people

Podcast: How does India choose its President?
India

Podcast: How does India choose its President?

The president is chosen by members of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and members of state legislative Assemblies as well as Delhi and Puducherry

Centre delegates power to Ladakh LG under Electricity Act 2003
India

Centre delegates power to Ladakh LG under Electricity Act 2003

MHA mentioned that President Ram Nath Kovind directed that the Lieutenant Governor of the Union territory of Ladakh can exercise the powers under the Electricity Act, 2003.

President Ram Nath Kovind calls Assam CM Himanta Sarma, enquires about flood situation in the state
India

President Ram Nath Kovind calls Assam CM Himanta Sarma, enquires about flood situation in the state

Assam faced devastating floods this year which claimed 180 lives and affected 90 lakh people so far

Watch|BJP presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu sweep floor at Shiva Temple before offering prayers
India

Watch|BJP presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu sweep floor at Shiva Temple before offering prayers

If Murmu gets elected, she will be the first tribal woman, as well as the first person from Odisha, to occupy the top constitutional post. The presidential elections will be conducted on 18 July to elect a successor to incumbent President Ram Nath Kovind and counting of votes will be done on 21 July

People may ask how Opposition will give capable PM if it can't field strong candidate for presidential polls: Shiv Sena
India

People may ask how Opposition will give capable PM if it can't field strong candidate for presidential polls: Shiv Sena

The term of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on 24 July and an election to find his successor is scheduled to be held on 18 July. The process to file nominations for the Presidential polls began on 15 June

President Kovind lays foundation stone of new Raj Bhawan in Goa
India

President Kovind lays foundation stone of new Raj Bhawan in Goa

Important dignitaries witnessed the laying of the foundation stone on Wednesday in the premises of the existing governor house

Election for next President of India on 18 July, counting of votes on 21 July: ECI
India

Election for next President of India on 18 July, counting of votes on 21 July: ECI

The EC said that voting for presidential election will take place in Parliament, premises of assemblies. It further said that Rajya Sabha Secretary-General will be returning officer

Gita Press, a temple of literature, says President Ram Nath Kovind
India

Gita Press, a temple of literature, says President Ram Nath Kovind

The president attended the centenary celebrations of Gita Press, world's largest publisher of Hindu religious texts, in Gorakhpur on Saturday

India home to world's most affordable health care facilities, fast emerging as medical tourism hub: President Kovind
India

India home to world's most affordable health care facilities, fast emerging as medical tourism hub: President Kovind

India has the cheapest medical facilities in the world and in the hospitals, especially in Delhi, people from neighbouring countries are found getting treatment more than the local patients, President Kovind said

Ram Nath Kovind meets top leadership of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
India

Ram Nath Kovind meets top leadership of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The two sides signed two MoUs on Exchange of Information and Assistance in Collection of Taxes and on Refurbishment of Old Carter Community Centre

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Jamaica, to hold talks with Governor-General Patrick Allen and Prime Minister Andrew Holness
World

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Jamaica, to hold talks with Governor-General Patrick Allen and Prime Minister Andrew Holness

During the visit, the President will hold delegation-level talks with Governor-General Allen and address the Joint Sitting of the two Houses of the Jamaican Parliament

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Jamaica and SVG from 15 to 21 May
India

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Jamaica and SVG from 15 to 21 May

This will be the first visit by the head of state of India to these two countries and shows the country’s commitment to Small Island Developing States & CARICOM, said Saurabh Kumar

President Kovind calls for promotion, growth of Bodo language
India

President Kovind calls for promotion, growth of Bodo language

President Kovind recalled former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's contribution in ensuring that Bodo was included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution in 2004