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Ram Nath Kovind

14th and current President of India

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Ram Nath Kovind: 14th and current President of India
Ram Nath Kovind is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current President of India. Prior to his nomination, he served as the 26th Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017 and as a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from 1994 to 2006. Kovind was nominated as a presidential candidate by the ruling NDA coalition and won the 2017 presidential election.

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'Should have written 1st to Punjab CM': Harish Rawat on PS Bajwa's letter to Prez Kovind [Video]

'Should have written 1st to Punjab CM': Harish Rawat on PS Bajwa's letter to Prez Kovind

Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind over killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh. He said, "It is imperative that responsible including policemen who..

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Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continues protest over farm laws in Amritsar [Video]

Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continues protest over farm laws in Amritsar

On Oct 18, Kisan Sangharsh Committee staged protest in Amritsar against the farm laws. 'Rail Roko' protest led by Committee against contentious laws has also been extended. President Ram Nath Kovind..

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PM Modi, Prez Kovind pay tribute to Abdul Kalam on his 89th birth anniversary [Video]

PM Modi, Prez Kovind pay tribute to Abdul Kalam on his 89th birth anniversary

Nation on Thursday remembered former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his 89th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Kalam and said his life journey gives strength to millions...

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Watch: President Kovind pays tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan [Video]

Watch: President Kovind pays tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan

President Ram Nath Kovind paid his last respects to union minister Ram Vilas Paswan at his residence in Delhi on October 09. The mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) founder..

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Ram Vilas Paswan passes away: President, PM Modi, others pay tribute [Video]

Ram Vilas Paswan passes away: President, PM Modi, others pay tribute

Tributes pour in for Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan who passed away on Thursday. President Ram Nath Kovind said 'nation lost a visionary leader'. Calling it a 'personal loss' PM Modi said he is..

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Air Force Day 2020: Rafale & other jets showcase prowess in air display [Video]

Air Force Day 2020: Rafale & other jets showcase prowess in air display

The Indian Air Force celebrated its 88th anniversary with a grand parade and scintillating air display at the Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad. The event was attended by Chief of Defence Staff General..

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Case registered against man for giving triple talaq to wife in Indore [Video]

Case registered against man for giving triple talaq to wife in Indore

A woman filed complaint against his husband for giving him triple talaq in MP's Indore, said police. "On October 3, a woman informed police that her husband was performing a second marriage which was..

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Farmers in UP's Pilibhit welcome Modi govt's agri reforms [Video]

Farmers in UP's Pilibhit welcome Modi govt's agri reforms

Amid uproar and protests by the opposition parties, farmers in Uttar Pradesh heaped praise for the Modi government for bring agriculture reforms. Farmers backed the laws by stating that people who have..

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President Kovind pays tribute to Bapu on his birth anniversary at Raj Ghat [Video]

President Kovind pays tribute to Bapu on his birth anniversary at Raj Ghat

President Ram Nath Kovind on October 02 paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Raj Ghat in Delhi. President paid a floral tribute to Bapu and paid respects to the leader. Chief..

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PM Modi, President Kovind pay homage to former PM Shastri on his 116th birth anniversary [Video]

PM Modi, President Kovind pay homage to former PM Shastri on his 116th birth anniversary

The nation is celebrating 116th birth anniversary of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on October 02. Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind paid tribute to him at Vijay..

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Watch: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat [Video]

Watch: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat

President Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the top leaders to pay tribute to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary. PM Modi was seen laying a wreath and..

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MP farmers extend support for farm laws [Video]

MP farmers extend support for farm laws

Farmers of Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur praised the farm laws. They showed confidence in the government and said that the farm laws are in complete favor of the farmers as it will get them the correct..

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'Farm laws are like dagger through farmers' heart': Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre [Video]

'Farm laws are like dagger through farmers' heart': Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday interacted with farmers from several states virtually. The interaction comes amid nationwide protests over the three farm laws. Gandhi accused Centre of..

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Veterans write to Prez, seek action against fake news on social media about non-existent ‘Muslim Regiment’

A large number of military veterans have written to President Ram Nath Kovind requesting stern action against those spreading “fake news” on social media about a non-existent “Muslim Regiment”..
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Covid-19 pandemic has underscored need for greater global cooperation: President Kovind


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Piyush Goyal gets additional charge of food ministry

A day after the demise of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, President Ram Nath Kovind has given the additional charge of the ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution to railway..
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President Kovind pays last respects to Ram Vilas Paswan


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President Kovind, PM Modi condole Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan's demise

Ram Vilas Paswan was the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in the Narendra Modi government. Paswan was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1977 on a Janata Party ticket..
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88th Air Force Day celebrations: Significance, where to watch

The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 88th Anniversary on Thursday. From President Ram Nath Kovind to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, several leaders greeted..
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Shiv Sena MP urges President Kovind to provide security cover to Hathras gang-rape victim's family


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Deeply touched by birthday wishes and kind words from fellow citizens, friends: President Ram Nath Kovind


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PM Modi extends greetings to President Kovind on his birthday

"Birthday wishes to Rashtrapati Ji. His rich insights and wise understanding of policy matters are great assets for our nation. He is extremely compassionate towards serving the vulnerable. I pray for..
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President Ram Nath Kovind's 75th birthday: Wishes pour in from PM, Naidu, others

As President of India Ram Nath Kovind turns 75 today, many leaders took to Twitter to extend greetings on his birthday.
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Amid intensifying protests, President Kovind gives assent to controversial farm bills, laws come into force immediately

While farmer organisations have argued that the laws will reduce their bargaining capacities and put an end to the existing minimum support price regime, the government has clarified that the MSP..
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President 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..
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President Kovind gives nod to three farm bills cleared by Parliament


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With President Ram Nath Kovind's signature, three farm bills become laws

President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday signed the three agricultural bills, thereby legitimising the farm bills into laws, even as farmers and opposition parties continue to protest against the..
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"Is there no India below Vindhya mountains?" MPs write to President on certain exclusions from Culture Committee

MPs have written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking his immediate intervention in ensuring that the committee announced by the Minister for Culture to study the origin and evolution of Indian culture..
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Opposition parties request President Kovind not to give assent to contentious farm bills

"The Constitution was undermined ...We have given a representation to President that the farm bills have been passed unconstitutionally and he should return these bills," Ghulam Nabi Azad said on..
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Regrettable that President not according hearing to opposition parties: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday said it is unfortunate and regrettable that President Ram Nath Kovind was not according a hearing to opposition parties who have sought time from him to raise their concerns..
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman writes to President over ruckus by opposition leaders on Sunday

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh on Tuesday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind over the ruckus in the Rajya Sabha on September 20 by opposition leaders. The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament said..
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SAD leaders meet President Kovind, urge to withhold assent to farm Bills

Coming out of the meeting, SAD leader Sukhbir Badal, told the media: "We have requested the President against signing the anti-farmer Bills passed in Parliament by force. We requested him to send back..
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NEP sets vision to implement equitable, vibrant education society: President Kovind

"The NEP seeks to discourage rote learning and overemphasis on marks or grades. It seeks to encourage critical thinking and a spirit of enquiry, the President added while addressing the Visitor's..
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NEP 2020 will restore India's glory as great learning centre, says President Ram Nath Kovind

The President also said that NEP 2020 would discourage the habit of rote learning among the students and overemphasis on marks or grades that causes stress among students.
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President Kovind accepts Harsimrat Badal's resignation from Union council of ministers

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted the resignation of Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Council of Ministers last evening. Furthermore, the Prez..
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President Kovind accepts Harsimrat Kaur's resignation; BJP alleges she resigned under pressure

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted the resignation of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Council of Ministers last evening.
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Political parties meet President Ram Nath Kovind, demand judge-led inquiry, 'credible, unbiased probe' into Delhi riots


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Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, President Kovind, others wish PM Modi on his 70th birthday


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President Kovind, VP Naidu extend greetings on 'Hindi Diwas'


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Rattled China spying on 10,000 Indian citizens including President, PM Modi: Report

A Shenzen-based company has been tasked with monitoring over 10,000 Indians including prominent citizens including President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among others.
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President Ram Nath Kovind accepts letter of credence from Singapore's High Commissioner to India

President Ram Nath Kovind also thanked Singapore for its strong support to India at multi-lateral forums, including the UN Security Council.
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New Education Policy focuses on learning instead of studying: PM Modi at Governors' Conference on NEP 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday participated via video conference in the Governor's Conference on New Education Policy..
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As schools remain shut, digital technology has key role in imparting education: President Kovind


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President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates teachers at National Teachers Award 2020 virtual ceremony

The first Teachers' Day was celebrated in India in 1962 when Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan began serving as the second president of India.
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Teachers are guiding force for students and true nation-builders: President Kovind

"Ideal teachers consistently encourage students to pursue this objective and realise their goals. No doubt, teachers are the guiding force for students and true builders of our nation. This is the..
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Nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons: Prez Kovind on Mukherjee's demise

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday condoled the death of his predecessor Pranab Mukherjee saying his demise is the passing of an era and the nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons.“Sad to..
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President Ram Nath Kovind condoles Pranab Mukherjee's demise

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passed away at the age of 84 in Delhi.
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2020: President Kovind, PM Modi, others extend greetings to countrymen on auspicious occasion

The 10-day long festival begins today (August 22) and the Ganesh Visarjan will take place on September 1, 2020.
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Former Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar appointed Election Commissioner after Ashok Lavasa resigns

Rajiv Kumar, an IAS officer of 1984 batch of Jharkhand cadre, retired as Finance Secretary in February this year. President Ram Nath Kovind cleared his appointment with effect from the date he assumes..
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Retired bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar appointed EC in place of Ashok Lavasa

Retired bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar was on Friday appointed as election commissioner in place of Ashok Lavasa who has resigned.President Ram Nath Kovind cleared his appointment with effect from the date he..
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President Kovind, PM Modi express grief over loss of lives in Srisailam hydroelectric plant fire

Telangana Srisailam Hydroelectricity Project Fire: At least nine people died in the mishap on Thursday night.
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Atalji remembered for liberal thinking, democratic ideals: President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday unveiled a portrait of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) headquarters at Azad Bhavan, ITO in New Delhi..
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President Kovind unveils portrait of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at ICCR headquarters

The President called Vajypayee a great hero who added many glorious chapters in the politics of India.
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PM Modi pays tributes to former PM Vajpayee on second death anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among several dignitaries who paid tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death..
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President Kovind hosts 'At Home' reception on I-Day

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday hosted 'At Home' reception in the President House in the national capital on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister..
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President Kovind pays tribute at National War Memorial on Independence Day

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday paid tribute to the soldiers who laid out their lives for the country at the National War Memorial near India Gate here on the occasion of the 74th Independence..
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Kovind, Rajnath warn aggressors of ‘befitting response’

In his address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind saluted the martyrs of Galwan Valley even as he made an indirect reference to China’s actions on the Line of..
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President Kovind will host some really special guests ‘At Home’ today

The annual guest list of over 1,500 people, a gathering of who's who from across the country, has been pruned in light of the Covid pandemic this year.
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President Kovind's remarks encapsulate the spirit of 130 crore Indians: PM Modi


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President Ram Nath Kovind praises India's 'super-human efforts' in containing Covid-19

In his address to the nation on the eve of the 74th Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind appreciated the "super-human efforts" in containing the magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic in the..
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'India indebted to corona warriors': Full text of President Kovind's address to the nation on Independence Day eve

President Ram Nath Kovind lauded corona warriors of the country, saying the nation is indebted to doctors, nurses and other health workers who have been continuously on the forefront of our fight..
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