Ram Nath Kovind

BJP leaders Kummanam Rajasekharan, Ganeshi Lal appointed governors of Mizoram and Odisha respectively

BJP leaders Kummanam Rajasekharan, Ganeshi Lal appointed governors of Mizoram and Odisha respectively

BJP leaders Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan have been appointed as Governors of Odisha and Mizoram respectively by President Ram Nath Kovind.

May 25, 2018, 22:47 PM IST
Caution PM Narendra Modi over using threatening language for Congress leaders: Manmohan Singh writes to President Ram Nath Kovind

Caution PM Narendra Modi over using threatening language for Congress leaders: Manmohan Singh writes to President Ram Nath Kovind

The letter was also signed by other senior leaders of the grand old party.

May 14, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
Not defending Mohammad Ali Jinnah or his portrait, AMU students write to President Ram Nath Kovind

Not defending Mohammad Ali Jinnah or his portrait, AMU students write to President Ram Nath Kovind

The Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU) on Saturday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind, urging his intervention to end the controversy over Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait on the university campus.

May 13, 2018, 01:05 AM IST
Ram Nath Kovind becomes first President in 14 years to visit Siachen, addresses soldiers

Ram Nath Kovind becomes first President in 14 years to visit Siachen, addresses soldiers

Addressing the soldiers, President Kovind said that as the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and as the President of India, he has come among them carrying the gratitude of the entire country.

May 10, 2018, 23:15 PM IST
Don't bother giving us National Awards: Resul Pookutty on National Awards row

Don't bother giving us National Awards: Resul Pookutty on National Awards row

The award winners also signed a petition about the same, stating that they felt "dejected rather than honoured for our work".

May 05, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
What happened at National Film Awards 2018 was unfortunate, says Shatrughan Sinha

What happened at National Film Awards 2018 was unfortunate, says Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha has the unique advantage of being common to both cinema and politics. Therefore, he shares the distress of the National Film Award winners who boycotted the function due to the limited presence of President Ram Nath Kovind.

May 04, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
Unfortunate Sridevi got National Award after she left: Boney Kapoor

Unfortunate Sridevi got National Award after she left: Boney Kapoor

Sridevi's husband and producer Boney Kapoor says the late actress gave her best to all the films that she did in her career and it is unfortunate that she is getting her first National Film Award after her death.

May 03, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
President confers 3 Kirti Chakras, 13 Shaurya Chakras to armed forces personnel for gallantry

President confers 3 Kirti Chakras, 13 Shaurya Chakras to armed forces personnel for gallantry

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented gallantry awards at the Defence Investiture Ceremony.

Apr 23, 2018, 22:12 PM IST
Full text: The Criminal law (Amendment) ordinance, 2018 signed by President which allows death for child rapists

Full text: The Criminal law (Amendment) ordinance, 2018 signed by President which allows death for child rapists

The Ordinance amends the Indian Penal Code, the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

Apr 22, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind signs ordinance to give death penalty to child rapists

President Ram Nath Kovind signs ordinance to give death penalty to child rapists

The development comes at a time when there is a massive uproar over the cases of rape that surfaced recently.

Apr 22, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Shameful that cases like Kathua rape happen even 70 years after independence: President Ram Nath Kovind

Shameful that cases like Kathua rape happen even 70 years after independence: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind said it is our responsibility to ensure such a thing does not happen to any girl or woman.

Apr 18, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
Dalit party writes letter to PM Modi, President Kovind in blood against SC order

Dalit party writes letter to PM Modi, President Kovind in blood against SC order

This comes even as the central government has filed a review petition against alleged dilution of SC/ST Act by the Supreme Court.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Chanda Kochhar pulls out of President's event

Chanda Kochhar pulls out of President's event

Kochhar was to be the Guest of Honour at the April 5 event and flyers sent out last month mentioned her name prominently.

Apr 03, 2018, 17:55 PM IST
MS Dhoni receives Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath Kovind

MS Dhoni receives Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath Kovind

Exactly seven years after lighting up the Mumbai skyline with an unforgettable six, Mahendra Singh Dhoni again became the cynosure of all eyes as the honorary Lieutenant Colonel received the Padma Bhushan Award, dressed in an army uniform.

Apr 02, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind to present Padma award to 43 people

President Ram Nath Kovind to present Padma award to 43 people

President of India Ram Nath Kovind will confer the Padma Awards to 43 persons in an ceremony at the Rashtrapathi Bhawan on Monday. This is the second batch of Padma awards to be conferred this year.

Apr 02, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations - Pics

President Ram Nath Kovind presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations - Pics

Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra were posthumously conferred on Major David Manlun and Major Satish Dahiya, who lost their lives while fighting with militants in Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir.

Mar 28, 2018, 09:27 AM IST
Will defend borders with full might: President Ram Nath Kovind

Will defend borders with full might: President Ram Nath Kovind

India is committed to peace but will defend its borders with full might, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
President Kovind gives away Padma awards 2018 | Full list of winners

President Kovind gives away Padma awards 2018 | Full list of winners

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday evening gave away prestigious Padma awards to 89 winners at Rashtrapati Bhawan here.

Mar 20, 2018, 19:46 PM IST
PM Modi, President Kovind greet nation on Hindu New Year

PM Modi, President Kovind greet nation on Hindu New Year

In a series of tweets, PM Modi extended his greetings to the people of Manipur on Sajibu Cheiraoba, Maharashtra on Gudi Padwa and Southern India (Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana) on Ugadi.

Mar 18, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
State-of-the-art VVIP planes for India's President, PM expected by 2020

State-of-the-art VVIP planes for India's President, PM expected by 2020

While Air India One will obviously get the best in aircraft security features, the new planes for India's VVIPs will now also be able to fly non-stop to the United States.

Mar 13, 2018, 07:11 AM IST