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President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Gujarat on a 2-day visit

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday arrived in Gujarat on a two-day visit to the state. He was greeted by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and home minister Pradipsinh Jadeja at the Ahmedabad airport. On Tuesday, President Kovind will be attending the third convocation of the Central University of Gujarat (CUG)...

Priyanka Gandhi, others detained during Congress’ march against farm laws

The Congress’ march to Rashtrapati Bhawan against the contentious farm laws passed by the Centre was halted by the Delhi Police and several Congress leaders including Priyanka Gandhi, KC Venugopal and Randeep Singh Surjewala were taken into preventive custody. They were taken away by the police in a bus and are likely to be released...

MDH owner Dharampal Gulati dies at 97

Padma Bhushan awardee and owner of MDH spices Dharampal Gulati died due to a cardiac arrest on Thursday. He was 97. The grand old man of spices, as he is often called, was availing treatment at a Delhi hospital where he was admitted for weeks. He was awarded India’s third-highest civilian award Padma Bhushan in...

Delhi University’s VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President

Delhi University’s vice-chancellor (VC) Yogesh Tyagi has been suspended on President Ram Nath Kovind’s orders following a dispute over appointments to the university last week. The suspension of the Delhi University’s VC was confirmed by the Union education ministry. Notably, the ministry had requested the President to allow an inquiry against Yogesh Tyagi, who has...

PM, President praise soldiers on 88th Air Force Day

The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 88th anniversary on Thursday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to the brave hearts of the force on the occasion. PM Modi, on the occasion of Air Force Day, said the courage, valour and dedication of the Indian Air Force to protect the country inspires everyone....

Farm bills protest: Tractor set ablaze near India gate

The protest against the three contentious farm bills is intensifying with each passing day, with a tractor set on fire near India Gate in New Delhi. The incident took place at around 7.15 am in the morning when 15-20 people carrying a tractor in a truck came to the site, offloaded it and set it...

Opposition requests President Ram Nath Kovind not to clear farm bills

Opposition parties led by the Congress have requested President Ram Nath Kovind not to give his assent to the controversial farm bills that were passed by recently the Parliament despite its opposition. Since the controversial bills have been already passed by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, they will be sent to the President for...

President Kovind says India capable of giving befitting reply

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said India, a peace-loving country, is capable of giving a befitting reply to anyone trying to carry out any misadventure in its territory. President Kovind, in an indirect response to China, said some in the neighbourhood tries to carry out misadventure of expansion. He said this during his address...

Yoga is India’s great gift to the world: President Kovind

Yoga is “India’s great gift to the world,” President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday as he shared some of his pictures to mark the International Yoga Day where he could be seen exercising. “Greetings on #InternationalYogaDay. The ancient science of Yoga is India’s great gift to the world. Glad to see more and more...

President Kovind resorts to austerity measures to aid fight against COVID-19

President Ram Nath Kovind will forgo 30 per cent of his salary for a year and drastically reduce spending on travel and ceremonial banquets to make more resources available for the fight against coronavirus. According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement, the President has given instructions to bring in austerity measures that include holding off on...

First lady Savita Kovind stitches masks for COVID-19 battle

President Ram Nath Kovind’s wife Savita Kovind stitched face masks at Shakti Haat in the President’s Estate on April 22 to help fight COVID-19. The masks that Savita Kovind made will be distributed across several shelter homes of the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board. The internet is flooded with pictures of Savita Kovind as she...

Nirbhaya Case: Convicts To Be Hanged at 5:30 am on March 20

A new day of death has been set for the convicts of Nirbhaya case. Patiala House Court has issued the fourth death warrant for hanging of the four convicts. Now on March 20 at 5:30 in the morning, the convicts will be hanged in Tihar Jail. As soon as the hearing began, convict Pawan’s lawyer...