Ram Nath Kovind
President of India from 2017 to 2022
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Ram Nath Kovind is an Indian politician and lawyer who served as the 14th president of India from 2017 to 2022. He is the first person from Uttar Pradesh to serve as President of India. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Prior to his presidency, he served as the 26th Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017. He also served as a Member of Rajya Sabha from 1994 to 2006. Before entering politics, he was a lawyer for 16 years and practised in the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court of India until 1993.
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'One nation, one election' panel accepts Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's resignationThe high-level committee on one nation, one election, chaired by former President Ram Nath Kovind, has accepted the resignation of leader of opposition in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from the..
High-level Committee on One Nation, One Election holds second meetingThe High-Level Committee on One Nation, One Election, chaired by former President Ram Nath Kovind, held its second meeting to discuss simultaneous elections in India. The committee confirmed the..
Law Commission chief, members meet Kovind panel on simultaneous polls; give detailed presentationThe Law Commission, headed by Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, has presented a plan for simultaneous elections in India to the high-level committee on 'one nation, one election'. The commission discussed the..
Kovind panel to meet law commission members today on '1 nation, 1 poll'Moving ahead on its deliberations exploring possibilities of simultaneous elections to Parliament and state assemblies, a high-level committee headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind will meet with..
Then president Kovind not invited for foundation laying of new Parliament building as he is 'untouchable': KhargeCongress president Mallikarjun Kharge has alleged that former president Ram Nath Kovind was not invited to the foundation laying of the new Parliament building because he is considered "untouchable"...
Amit Shah, Meghwal call on Kovind ahead of ‘1-poll’ panel meetingHome minister Amit Shah and law minister Arjun Ram Meghwal called on former President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday ahead of the meeting of the full-committee headed by Kovind to deliberate on..
'One nation, one election': Shah, Meghwal arrive at former President Kovind's residence for inaugural meetingUnion Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal attended the first official meeting of the 'One Nation, One Election' committee at the residence of former President Ram Nath..
Amit Shah named on panel of 7 on one nation, one poll, Adhir Ranjan refuses to joinThe government on Saturday nominated home minister Amit Shah along with six others as members of the high-level committee set up under former President Ramnath Kovind to discuss the implementation of..
Centre forms eight-member committee to examine 'one nation, one election'; ex-president Ram Nath Kovind to headRam Nath Kovind leads 8-member committee to examine 'One Nation, One Election' concept in India.
Hold Lok Sabha and UP elections simultaneously before implementing 'One Nation, One Election': Akhilesh YadavThe Centre constituted a committee led by ex-President Ram Nath Kovind to explore the feasibility of simultaneous Lok Sabha and state assembly elections. In a post in Hindi on 'X', Akhilesh wrote, "An..
Govt forms panel under Kovind to study ‘one nation, one poll’The government on Friday formed a six-member panel headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind to explore the feasibility of “one nation-one election”, a day after the announcement of a special..
'One Nation, One Election': Why BJP favours it and opposition doesn'tThe BJP-led government in India has formed a committee under former president Ram Nath Kovind to work on a legislation for 'one nation, one election'. The committee will explore the viability of..
Ex-President Kovind-headed committee to explore possibility of 'one-nation, one-election'The move comes a day after the government called a special session of Parliament between September 18 and 22.
No religious events at Rashtrapati Bhavan as President Murmu sticks to Kovind-era practicesDroupadi Murmu, who completed one year as President on July 25, has continued with several practices adopted by her predecessor Ram Nath Kovind who had discontinued religious functions such as iftar..
Barring Modi, no other PM has spoken about building toilets: Former president Kovind
'Examining' misuse of funds in Kovind's visit to Kaziranga: Assam govt
PM Modi making Bhim’s dream reality: former President KovindFormer President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a true follower of B R Ambedkar and is implementing the vision of the founding father of the Indian Constitution as he..
PM Modi true follower of Ambedkar: Former president Ram Nath Kovind
Mehbooba accuses Kovind of ‘trampling’ Constitution, doing BJP’s bidding as President
Rs 2.5 lakh pension, Lutyens' bungalow among retirement benefits for Kovind
Former President Kovind moves to post-retirement home at 12 JanpathFormer President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday moved to his new residence at Janpath road, the bungalow once occupied by former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan. Kovind drove down to his new home from..
Kovind fulfilled BJP's political agenda as president: PDP chief Mehbooba MuftiPDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said former President Ram Nath Kovind has left behind a legacy during which the country's Constitution was “trampled upon” as he "fulfilled BJP's political..
Vibrant democratic institutions made me President: Ram Nath KovindIn his farewell address to the nation, outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday it is a testament to the strength of the Indian democracy that a young boy living in a mud house was able to..
Twitter marks AAP, Congress leaders' video of PM Modi greeting President Kovind as 'presented out of context'Twitter said, "PM Modi did greet President Ram Nath Kovind in his farewell event, say fact-checkers and news reports".
Twitter red flags cropped video of PM 'ignoring' President Kovind's greetings
'Firmly believe 21st century will be India's century': President Kovind in his farewell addressPresident Kovind also mentioned a threat to the environment and asked all citizens to take care of it for future generations.
Our country is getting equipped to make 21st century the century of India: Outgoing President Kovind in his farewell message to nationThe outgoing President appealed to the people to protect the environment for the coming generations and said that mother nature is in deep agony and the climate crisis can endanger the very future..
President Ram Nath Kovind to address the nation today at 7 pm as his term endsPresident Kovind, who was sworn in as the country's 14th President on July 25, 2017, is set to leave the Rashtrapati Bhavan on July 24.
President Ram Nath Kovind accepts Jagdeep Dhankhar's resignation as West Bengal GovernorJagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as the Governor of West Bengal in 2019.
Parliament to host farewell for outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind on July 23, PM Modi to attendPresident of India Ram Nath Kovind will be hosting a dinner for Union ministers and Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on July 16, 2022.
President Kovind greets people on eve of Eid al-Adha
Eid-ul-Adha 2022: President Kovind, PM Modi extend wishes to peopleAround the world, Eid traditions and festivities vary and different countries have unique cultural approaches to this important festival.
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis call on PM ModiShinde and Fadnavis, who assumed office on June 30, a day after the then chief minister Uddhav Thackeray quit in the face of a massive rebellion, are also expected to make courtesy calls on President..
BJP and TRS: From allies to arch-enemiesTelangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao was an enthusiastic supporter of BJP-led NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind around this time five years back, with his party Telangana Rashtra..
Where will President Ram Nath Kovind stay after his term ends?The bungalow which was the abode of former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan could be the new address of President Ram Nath Kovind after his term ends.
Ram Vilas Paswan's bungalow to be new residence of Kovind after he retires as PresidentThe bungalow where former minister Ram Vilas Paswan stayed till his death is set to be the new residence of President Ram Nath Kovind after his retirement from the country’s highest constitutional..
Congress leaders meet Kovind; raise 'mistreatment' of MPs by cops, demand withdrawal Agnipath schemeA delegation of senior Congress leaders on Monday met President Ram Nath Kovind and raised the issue of alleged ill-treatment of party MPs by police during their protest against the ED questioning of..
Agnipath scheme: Congress to stage nationwide protests, meet President Ram Nath Kovind todayCongress is set to protest against both Agnipath scheme and Rahul Gandhi's questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in National Herald case today.
PM Modi calls on President Kovind
India moving towards women-led development: President Ram Nath Kovind
Army Major accused of cutting wife's finger in UP's MeerutUP news: The woman's father, a retired Navy officer, has written to President Ram Nath Kovind demanding justice for his daughter.
Presidential Elections 2022: Know when President Ram Nath Kovind's term will end, detailed schedule of pollsThe dates and final schedule for the presidential elections 2022 have been announced today, just as President Kovind's term is nearing its end.
BREAKING: Presidential elections 2022 dates announced, polling on July 18The term of office of President Ram Nath Kovind will be ending on July 24.
On Kanpur violence, Mayawati asks UP government to take action by 'rising above religion, caste'Mayawati's statement came after violence broke out in Kanpur on Friday, a day when President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel and chief minister..
Parties must rise above nepotism, says Modi in Kovind’s village
President Kovind to open National Women Legislators' Conference
President Kovind to visit MP from May 27 to 29
CM Arvind Kejriwal welcomes new Delhi LG, extends full cooperation from AAP govtVinai Kumar Saxena, Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission, was appointed as Delhi's new LG by President Ram Nath Kovind.
India's quest for 'self-reliance' doesn't mean 'isolation': President Kovind to diaspora in Jamaica