Stalin in Delhi, to meet President

Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin is scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind today to invite him for unveiling former Chief Minister and DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s portrait at the State Assembly Hall next month. Continue Reading

President Kovind’s health stable after bypass surgery

President Ram Nath Kovind underwent a cardiac bypass surgery successfully on Tuesday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. Continue Reading

Nirbhaya convict moves HC opposing mercy plea rejection

One of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, Vinay Sharma, today approached the Delhi High Court claiming that there were procedural lapses and “constitutional irregularities” in the rejection of his mercy plea by President Ram Nath Kovind. Continue Reading

Tamilisai Soundararajan youngest Governor in India

Tamilisai Soundararajan, who was on Sunday sworn in as the first woman Governor of Telangana, is the youngest among all State governors, while Andhra Pradesh’s Biswa Bhusan Harichandan is the oldest at the age of 85. Continue Reading

Bharat Ratna for Pranab fitting recognition: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Bharat Ratna conferred on former President Pranab Mukherjee is a fitting recognition for his service to the nation. Mukherjee was conferred the highest civilian award by his successor Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday. Continue Reading

It’s official: President Kovind abrogates provisions of Article 370

President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move came after both Houses of Parliament passed a resolution in this regard. Continue Reading

Prez gives nod for UP Bill

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a key Bill of Uttar Pradesh that will pave the way for reintroduction of the provision of anticipatory bail, revoked during the Emergency in 1976, officials said today. Continue Reading

Telangana exam goof up: BJP delegates to meet President, Home Min

Days after the alleged goof up in the declaration of intermediate exam results, BJP in Telangana have decided to meet the President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other top leaders in the Centre this week. Continue Reading