President Ram Nath Kovind

Anup Chandra Pandey, former UP Chief Secretary, appointed as new Election Commissioner

The government has issued a gazette notification stating that Anup Chandra Pandey has been appointed the Election Commissioner with effect from the date he assumes office.

Jun 09, 2021, 06:49 AM IST

Tamil Nadu CM appeals to President to remit life sentence of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

In the letter, Stalin asked the President to direct their immediate release and argued that the convicts have been ‘undergoing the agony of imprisonment for about three decades’.

May 21, 2021, 09:47 AM IST

Convene special parliament session on COVID crisis: Adhir Ranjan writes to President Kovind

In a letter to the President, Chowdhury said that a special “covid crisis” session should be held so that the MPs could discuss about the constituencies they represent.

May 10, 2021, 16:22 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind's health condition stable, doctors advice planned bypass procedure

His shift to AIIMS was done for further investigation into his health condition by the Army's Research and Referral Hospital.

Mar 27, 2021, 19:51 PM IST

India vs England 3rd Test: President Kovind inaugurates Narendra Modi Stadium

The state-of-the-art stadium renamed Narendra Modi Stadium after the Prime Minister of India was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in Ahmedabad ahead of the third Test between India and England. The stadium can accommodate a jaw-dropping 1.32 lakh spectators and it will also host the fourth and final game of the series from March 4. "This stadium was conceptualised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat. He was president of the Gujarat Cricket Association at that time," Kovind said in his address after the inauguration. Here we take a look at the glittering inauguration event at the Stadium.

Feb 24, 2021, 16:57 PM IST

World’s Largest Cricket Stadium: Today the President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the Motera Stadium

President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the Motera Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad where the third test between India and England will kick-off. Watch the video.

Feb 24, 2021, 09:56 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate Motera Stadium ahead of India vs England Test

Spread over 63 acres, the Motera stadium has been billed to be the world’s largest cricket stadium with a seating capacity of a whopping 1,10,000. It houses 76 corporate boxes, an Olympic-level swimming pool, an indoor academy, four dressing rooms for athletes, and food courts.

Feb 24, 2021, 08:15 AM IST

This woman wants to take loan from President Ram Nath Kovind to buy helicopter; know why

The woman took this decision after the owner of the neighboring farm blocked her way, making it impossible for her to reach her farm. The woman further added that she has filed a complaint with the authorities many times, but no action has been taken yet.

Feb 11, 2021, 21:33 PM IST

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose photo unveiled by President original, says government; refutes 'fake' debate

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra also took to social media and Tweeted, "After donating Rs 5 lakh to the Ram temple the President honours Netaji by unveiling a portrait of Prasenjit, the actor who played him in biopic." She also shared the President's tweet but later deleted the message from her Twitter handle. 

Jan 26, 2021, 16:50 PM IST

2001 Parliament attack: PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, leaders pay tribute to martyrs

President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Home Minister Amit Shah too took to Twitter to pay tribute to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack. 

Dec 13, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

Bharat Bandh: Opposition leaders to meet President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss contentious farm laws

Amid the ''Bharat Bandh'' called by the farmers protesting against the Centre’s farm laws, the leaders from different political parties will meet President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the contentious laws and express their concerns about it.

Dec 08, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind boards Air India One-B777 aircraft on inaugural flight to Chennai: In Pics

 President Ram Nath Kovind boarded the Air India One-B777 aircraft on Tuesday (November 24) for its inaugural flight to Chennai, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement. 

Nov 25, 2020, 10:31 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind boards Air India One-B777 aircraft for its inaugural flight

President Kovind boarded Air India One to visit Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh to offer prayers at the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

Nov 24, 2020, 13:03 PM IST

Yashvardhan Sinha sworn in as new Chief Information Commissioner

Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha is the new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) for a tenure of three years.

Nov 07, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill

A new law that provides for inclusion of Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi in the list of official languages in Jammu and Kashmir, in addition to Urdu and English, has been notified after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent.

Sep 27, 2020, 20:01 PM IST

After Parliament nod, President Ram Nath Kovind approves three farm bills

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday (September 27, 2020) approved the three farm bills that have triggered protests by farmers especially in Punjab and Haryana.

Sep 27, 2020, 19:20 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi mourn demise of singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, say 'Indian music lost its most melodious voice'

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday joined thousands of fans who mourned the passing away of legendary playback singer and Padma awardee SP Balasubrahmanyam.

Sep 25, 2020, 15:03 PM IST

Explained: Why China is spying on India?

In a shocking revelation, it has come to light a Shenzen-based company named Zhenhua Data Information Technology Co. Limited  is monitoring over 10,000 Indian individuals and organisations. The company has links to the Chinese government, and the Chinese Communist Party and it is monitoring several eminent Indian individuals including Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Sep 14, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala CM Vijayan greet citizens on eve of Onam

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday extended greetings to citizens on the eve of Onam and said that the festival is a symbol of the country`s rich cultural heritage.

Aug 30, 2020, 22:25 PM IST

HRD Ministry is now officially Ministry Of Education after President Ram Nath Kovind's assent

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday (August 17)  gave his nod to the change in name of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) as Ministry of Education.

Aug 18, 2020, 06:48 AM IST