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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 the 14th and current President of India since 25 July 2017. Previously he had served as the 26th Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017 and was 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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PM Modi calls on President Kovind, briefs him on national, international issues [Video]

PM Modi calls on President Kovind, briefs him on national, international issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on President Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi on June 05. He briefed President Kovind on the issues of national and international importance. The meeting took place at..

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Asadha Poornima: India is proud of being 'land of origin of Dhamma', says President Kovind [Video]

Asadha Poornima: India is proud of being 'land of origin of Dhamma', says President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on July 04 addressed the nation on the occasion of Asadha Poornima in Delhi. He said, "India is proud of being the land of the origin of the Dhamma. It was from India that it..

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President Kovind inaugurates celebrations organised by IBC on occasion of Asadha Poornima [Video]

President Kovind inaugurates celebrations organised by IBC on occasion of Asadha Poornima

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the celebrations organised by International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) on the occasion of Asadha Poornima on July 04. President Kovind was accompanied by..

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PM Modi meets President Kovind, briefs him on issues of national, international importance

PM Modi on Sunday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan and briefed him on the issues of national and international importance.
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As Covid-19 ravages human lives and economies, Buddha's message serves like beacon: President Ram Nath Kovind

"We all know that the moment the virulence of coronavirus slows down, we have a far more serious challenge of climate change before us," he said at a virtual event organised by the International..
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President Kovind extends greetings to citizens on Ashadha Poornima

"Ever since, the 'Dhamma Chakka', has been the lodestar, helping spiritual seekers navigate through the maze of worldly life and arrive at the end of suffering - here and now. It is so scientific that..
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Dharma Chakra Day: PM Modi to address celebration of Asaadh Poornima tomorrow

On Asaadh Poornima on July 4, President Ram Nath Kovind will on Saturday inaugurate the Dharma Chakra Day from the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi would deliver a video address on..
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Nation salutes doctors' professionalism, sacrifice in service of fellow citizens: President Ram Nath Kovind

"Best wishes to all doctors on #DoctorsDay. We express our gratitude to the doctors for their selfless service in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation admires and salutes your professionalism and..
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UP Governor Anandiben Patel given additional charge of Madhya Pradesh; appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind

The appointment was made by President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday in view of the poor health conditions of the erstwhile Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, said a statement issued by the Rashtrapati..
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Amid Covid, Yoga can help keep body fit and mind serene: President Kovind

“Glad to see more and more people adopting it,” he tweeted and shared some of his pictures in which he is seen performing yoga.
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Nation will always remember exemplary courage,supreme sacrifice of soldiers in Ladakh clash:President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said he bowed to the exemplary courage and sacrifice of Indian soldiers, in the clash with China in Ladakh's Galwan valley, to protect the country's sovereignty..
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India has been successful in containing spread of Covid-19 to a large extent: President Kovind


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Reaffirm belief in sharing, caring for most vulnerable sections of society: President Kovind on Id-ul-Fitr eve


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Mamata thanks President Kovind for conveying support amid cyclone Amphan crisis

Taking to Twitter, Banerjee wrote, "I sincerely thank the President Ram Nath Kovind Ji, for personally calling me to convey his support and concerns for the people of Bengal in this unprecedented time..
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Motihari CU chancellor requests President Kovind to set up inquiry against the VC


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President Kovind receives credentials from foreign envoys, first time through video-conference

"This was the first time in the history of Rashtrapati Bhavan that credentials were presented through the digital medium," an official statement said. Kovind said the Covid-19 pandemic posed an..
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President Ram Nath Kovind takes 30 per cent salary cut, announces austerity measures to aid Covid-19 fight


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Seven political parties write to President Kovind over labour law dilution

Accusing the Centre of diluting labour laws using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse, seven political parties jointly wrote a a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday registering their..
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'Saddened beyond words' about death of migrants on rail track, says President Ram Nath Kovind


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Sanjay Kothari, ex-Prez secy, is new CVC

Retired IAS officer Sanjay Kothari, who was formerly secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind, took oath as the chief vigilance commissioner on Saturday. Kothari was administered oath by President Kovind..
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President Kovind hopes Ramzan inspires people to be compassionate, kind towards others

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday greeted citizens on Ramzan and hoped that the pious month of fasting will inspire all to be compassionate and kind towards others, especially the needy ones. Ramzan,..
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President Kovind approves ordinance on tougher law for attack on health workers


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Kapil Dev Tripathi appointed secretary to President Kovind


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President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Ambedkar on his 129th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to dalit icon and architect of the Indian Constitution Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 129th birth anniversary.
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President approves 30% cuts in salaries of MPs, here's how much they will get now

President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday approved the ordinance amending the Salary, Allowances & Pension of MP Act, 1954 reducing allowances and pension by 30% w.e.f. 1st April, 2020 for a year.
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Yechury writes to President Kovind, seeks his intervention for concrete measures to fight Covid-19


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30% pay cut for MPs; MPLADS suspended

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved an ordinance to cut salaries of the Prime Minister, all ministers and sitting MPs by 30% for one year in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis and decided to suspend the..
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President Kovind greets people on occasion of Mahavir Jayanti


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Citizens should practice social distancing to contain coronavirus: President Ram Nath Kovind

Citizens should follow all government guidelines and practice social distancing to contain the spread of coronavirus, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday. "Let us get inspiration from Lord..
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President raises concern over gathering of migrant workers, Tablighi Jamaat event

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday held a video-conference with the Governors, Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of States/UTs.
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Gathering of migrant workers, Tablighi Jamaat meet setback to efforts to combat coronavirus: President Kovind


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Covid-19: Kovind, Naidu hold discussions with governors


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President Kovind, PM Modi and others extend greetings to nation on Ram Navami

Taking to Twitter, President wrote that the ideal life of Lord Rama gives us the message of virtue, tolerance, warmth, and friendship.
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Follow social distancing while celebrating Ram Navami: President Kovind to countrymen


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China-India relations at new starting point, facing new opportunities: Xi Jinping

China-India relations are standing at a new starting point and facing new opportunities, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, exchanging congratulatory messages with his Indian counterpart..
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COVID-19 response: President, Vice President hold discussions with governors, LGs and administrators of states and UTs

President of India Ram Nath Kovind along with Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday through video-conferencing held a meeting with all the governors, lieutenant Governors and..
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President Ram Nath Kovind asks governors, Lt governors to engage Red Cross, religious bodies to contain coronavirus spread

Addressing governors and LGs through a video conference, President Ram Nath Kovind expressed hope that the Indian society's inherent strength of "sharing and caring" and the government's measures would..
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Mary Kom breaks quarantine: Boxer attended breakfast hosted by President

Ace boxer MC Mary Kom has landed herself in a soup. It has come to fore that she broke the mandatory 14-day self-quarantine protocol after returning to India from Amman, Jordan on March 13. Mary, who..
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Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tests positive for Covid-19, brings political class under corona scare

Raje’s tweet on Friday declaring that both she and Dushyant had been to the party where Kapoor, back from London, was also a guest sent many parliamentarians into a tizzy. Dushyant has been attending..
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Opposition targets former CJI Gogoi during oath-taking in Rajya Sabha, walks out amid slogans

The oath ceremony of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi as Rajya Sabha member on Thursday was marred by slogan-shouting by the opposition, while the treasury benches welcomed him to the House..
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Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as Rajya Sabha member amid uproar in the House. President Ram Nath Kovind has nominated Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha on March 16. Gogoi..
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Opposition unhappy over former CJI Ranjan Gogoi's Rajya Sabha nomination

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday nominated former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha, triggering accusations from the opposition who claimed that it was a 'quid pro quo'.
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Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Ram Nath Kovind

Ranjan Gogoi was serving as the 46th Chief Justice of India, after succeeding 45th CJI Dipak Misra. On November 17, 2019, Gogoi was succeeded by Judge Sharad Arvind Bobde.
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IAF's first women fighter pilots get Nari Shakti Puraskar

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to IAF's first women fighter pilots, Mohana Jitarwal, Avani Chaturvedi and Bhawana Kanth, on Sunday at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The trio was..
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International Women's Day: President Kovind to present 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to inspirational women


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104-year old woman to be awarded 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' for achievements in athletics

Man Kaur will be presented an award for her achievements in athletics on the occasion of International women's day by President Ram Nath Kovind in the national capital. Man has bagged over 30 medals in..
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Delhi govt moves court seeking fresh date for execution of 4 Nirbhaya case convicts

The Delhi government on Wednesday moved a city court seeking fresh date for the execution of four Nirbhaya case convicts. President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy petition of Pawan Kumar Gupta, one..
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Nirbhaya case: Convict Akshay Thakur files another mercy petition

On February 5, President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy petition of Nirbhaya convict Akshay Kumar Singh who had been sentenced to death.
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Congress team meets President Kovind, urges him to sack Amit Shah


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Sonia Gandhi-led Congress delegation meets President Ram Nath Kovind over Delhi violence


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