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Tag: Kovind

Kovind gives assent to Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday gave his assent to the Triple Talaq Bill, making the practice of giving instant triple talaq orally a criminal offence with provisions of a jail term of up to three years. The Triple Talaq Bill or Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 which prohibits […]

India keen to share its digital revolution with Africa: President

Cotonou (Benin): Technology has been at the centre of India’s development partnership with countries in Africa, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Monday, underlining that India is keen to share its digital revolution with Africa to enhance the well-being of its people. Addressing the National Assembly of Benin, President Kovind said that following the success […]

Ensure severe punishment for crimes against women: President

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged the government to ensure stringent punishment for crimes against women and said the new Modi government’s main objective was to build a secure nation. Addressing the joint session of Parliament, Kovind said the penal provisions for crimes committed against women should be strictly enforced. He added […]

People gave mandate to continue India's development journey: President

New Delhi: The people of India have given a mandate to continue with the country’s development journey that started in 2014, President Ram Nath Kovind said Thursday. In his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament in the historic Central Hall, he said government is moving ahead to create a strong, secure […]

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Kovind, Naidu, Modi greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the several leaders who greeted the people on Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday. The President, on his official Twitter handle, said the festival strengthens people’s belief in charity, fraternity and compassion. “Eid Mubarak to all fellow citizens, especially to our […]

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Quality health for all a shared goal: Ram Nath Kovind

Lucknow: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said that quality health for everybody was a shared goal and he was happy that the government, civil society, private and charitable institutions and other stakeholders were working together towards this. In his address after inaugurating the Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital here, he expressed confidence that it would […]

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Kovind, Modi pay homage to Guru Gobind Singh on birth anniversary

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to the tenth Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh on his 352nd birth anniversary. “Homage to Guru Gobind Singh on his birth anniversary. He devoted his life to serving the people and upholding truth, justice and compassion. The example and teachings […]

Prez Kovind clears 10 % reservation for economically weak in general category

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the constitutional provision to provide 10-per cent reservation in government jobs and education to economically backward section in the general category. A notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice said on Saturday that the Constitution (103 Amendment) Act, 2019 has received the […]

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President Kovind, PM Modi greet nation on New Year

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended their greetings to the people on the occasion of New Year 2019. “Wishing all of you a very Happy New Year. May 2019 bring joy, peace and prosperity to our families, to our country, and to our beautiful planet,” the President […]

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President, PM remember soldiers killed in 1971 war

New Delhi: On the occasion of Vijay Diwas, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered soldiers of the Indian Armed Forces who lost their lives during the 1971 India-Pakistan War. “On Vijay Diwas, we remember with gratitude our Armed Forces who defended our nation and upheld universal values of human […]

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Kovind, Naidu, Modi pay tributes to Ambedkar

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Dalit icon Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his death anniversary. Kovind, Naidu, Modi also paid floral tributes to Ambedkar at a function in Parliament House Lawns here. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and several […]

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Dayanand Saraswati's work still relevant: President Kovind

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said Swami Dayanand Saraswati’s work in the educational, spiritual and social arena was still relevant for the Indian society as well as the world. During the inauguration of International Arya Mahasammelan, he said Dayanand Saraswati showed India the path of renaissance and self-pride in the 19th century […]

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Kovind, Naidu, Modi greet Vajpayee on 93rd birthday

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 93rd birthday. “Birthday wishes to our much-loved and respected former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” Kovind tweeted. Naidu said: “Convey my heartfelt greetings to Bharat Ratna, Shri […]

President's maiden overseas visit to Djibouti, Ethiopia from Oct 3

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind would visit Djibouti and Ethiopia in Africa from October 3 to 6 as his maiden overseas visit after assuming office. He would first visit Djibouti on October 3 and would leave for Ethiopia on October 4, it was announced on Friday. “On the invitation of Djibouti President Ismail Omar […]

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