President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind, sports fraternity pay tribute to legendary footballer Chuni Goswami

Goswami, who led the national side to 1962 Asian Games glory, died on Thursday at 5 p.m at a private hospital in Eastern Kolkata following a cardiac arrest.

May 01, 2020, 10:45 AM IST

COVID-19: President Ram Nath Kovind signs ordinance to punish those attacking healthcare workers

The ordinance which amends the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 also provides for compensation for injury to healthcare service personnel or for causing damage or loss to property.

Apr 23, 2020, 09:24 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind, Naidu interact with Governors, LGs on response to COVID-19

President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday interacted with the Governors, Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of all the States and Union Territories via video conferencing to discuss measures taken to combat the coronavirus pandemic. 

Apr 03, 2020, 14:06 PM IST

Coronavirus: Mary Kom breaks quarantine protocol by attending breakfast hosted by President

Mary Kom, who had competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Amman, Jordan, had returned home March 13.

Mar 22, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

15 outstanding women honoured with Nari Shakti Puraskar by Prez on International Women's Day

On the day that marks the International Women's Day, President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday presented the Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019 at a special ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Mar 08, 2020, 14:48 PM IST

Women's Day: President Ram Nath Kovind gives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to 12 women

Two elderly women from Kerala - Bhageerathi Amma and Karthyayini Amma also received the Nari Shakti Puraskar.

Mar 08, 2020, 12:48 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind hails SC for its verdict granting equal status for women in Army

Lauding the efforts of the Supreme Court in pursuing the "cherished goal of gender justice", President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday (February 23) remarked that the apex court has always been "pro-active and progressive".

Feb 23, 2020, 16:38 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind's address to Parliament: The complete text

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday addressed a joint session of both houses of Parliament ahead of the budget session and bought in light several achievemenst of the government.

Jan 31, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

Govt is dedicated to turn India into $5 trillion economy: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind said, "India has made significant improvement in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking."

Jan 31, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses convict Mukesh's plea against no mercy petition by President

The apex court stated that the alleged torture can't be ground and all documents were placed before the President and he had taken them into consideration.

Jan 29, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro welcomed by PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan, receives ceremonial honour

In his visit to India, Jair Messias Bolsonaro is accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising several ministers, senior officials, chairman of Brazil-India Friendship Group in the Brazilian Parliament, and businessmen.

Jan 25, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

Yash Aradhya first motorsports star to get PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puruskar is India`s highest civilian honour bestowed upon exceptional students from various fields under the age of 18.

Jan 22, 2020, 20:05 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Rashtriya Bal Puraskar to children at Rashtrapati Bhavan

 At the event held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, these children were awarded prize money along with medals and certificates. These brave children will also participate in the parade on January 26.

Jan 22, 2020, 15:55 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind summons Rajya Sabha to meet on January 31

As per sources, the first phase of the session will be from January 31 to February 11 and the second one from March 2 to April 3.

Jan 15, 2020, 23:04 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan receives prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Dec 29, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Landmark day for India, says PM Narendra Modi after Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) will turn into Act after it gets the nod of President Ram Nath Kovind. The Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha after six hours of intense debate and protest by the opposition party. It received 125 votes in favour and 99 against it in the upper house. Earlier, on December 10 the bill was passed in Lok Sabha receiving 311 votes in favour and 80 against it. 

Dec 11, 2019, 23:00 PM IST

Rashtrapati Bhavan lits up in orange for global awareness on violence against women

The Rashtrapati Bhavan was lit up in orange colour on Tuesday evening to raise awareness about the violence faced by women across the world as part of a UN campaign aimed at ending atrocities against them.

Dec 10, 2019, 22:44 PM IST

MHA forwards Nirbhaya gang-rape case convict's mercy plea to President, recommends 'rejection'

Out of the six convicts, one committed suicide inside Tihar Jail and another, a juvenile was allowed to walk free after serving a maximum punishment of three years in a reform home.

Dec 06, 2019, 14:51 PM IST

MHA decides to send mercy petition of Nirbhaya gang rape convict to President Ram Nath Kovind

The Ministry of Home Affairs decided to send mercy petition of Nirbhaya gang rape convict to President Kovind just two days after Delhi government "strongly recommended" to reject the mercy petition filed by one of the convicts.

Dec 04, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

Indian Navy Day 2019: President Kovind, PM Modi greet Navy personnel, salute their bravery

Navy Day is celebrated across India each year to honour the achievements and role that the force has played in ensuring peace and security of the country. It is specifically celebrated on December 4 as on this date, Operation Trident was launched during the Indo-Pakistan 1971 war. 

Dec 04, 2019, 10:31 AM IST