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Ram Nath Kovind

Several firsts mark 71st R-Day

22 tableaux took part in the parade. Bengal, Kerala and Delhi were not represented.

27 Jan 2020 1:09 AM

President rejects mercy plea of 1 of 4 Nirbhaya case convicts

The mercy petition was rejected by the President just a few hours after it was forwarded to him by the Union home ministry.

18 Jan 2020 1:40 AM

President accepts resignation of Allahabad University V-C

The panel has been formed following a directive from the President to inquire into the allegations.

04 Jan 2020 6:33 AM

Take pride in recognition of my profession: Amitabh Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday presented Amitabh Bachchan with the award in a special ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

31 Dec 2019 10:14 AM

PM, President pay tributes to Atal on birth anniversary

A prayer meeting was held at Vajpayee’s memorial — Sadaiv Atal — to mark his 95th birth anniversary.

26 Dec 2019 5:43 AM

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PM, President pay tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary

Singer Anup Jalota was on stage. In his soulful voice, he sang prayers in memory of BJP stalwart, late Vajpayee.

25 Dec 2019 10:05 AM

Puducherry student asked to leave convocation, refuses gold medal over CAA

The student claimed she was asked by a senior police officer to leave the auditorium before the commencement of the convocation.

24 Dec 2019 8:37 AM

Bajwa writes to Prez, seeks CAA expansion to include Ahmadiyyas too

Bajwa made the request to the president in a letter to him.

22 Dec 2019 3:52 PM

Give up 'stubborn stand' on citizenship law, NRC: Mayawati to Centre

A BSP delegation had met President Ram Nath Kovind over the contentious law and the violence that has ensued over the legislation.

21 Dec 2019 1:42 PM

Need alternative to BJP which ‘stays in country’: Pawar’s dig at Rahul

Pawar said, 'It looks like non-BJP parties are coming together on some common issues'.

19 Dec 2019 9:37 AM

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BSP MPs urge President to rescind amended citizenship law

A memorandum stated that the President should withdraw the 'unconstitutional, illegal and divisive law'.

18 Dec 2019 1:59 PM

Oppn parties knock on Prez's doors, seek intervention on violence, recall of Citizenship Act

Leaders of at least 12 parties, including Congress, CPI-M, CPI, DMK, SP, TMC, RJD, NC, IUML and AIUDF, were part of the delegation.

17 Dec 2019 6:55 PM

Director Mahesh Bhatt joins protest against Citizenship Amendment Act

As a part of the protest meeting, the Preamble of the Indian Constitution was read out by those present.

16 Dec 2019 10:04 AM

Congress' Nitin Raut says Maharashtra has no place for Citizenship Act

The Shiv Sena had supported the bill in LS, but had staged a walkout before it was put for voting in RS.

13 Dec 2019 8:59 PM

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill gets President's assent, becomes Act

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and by Lok Sabha on Monday.

13 Dec 2019 9:33 AM

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Nirbhaya convict seeks mercy plea withdrawal

The victim’s parents had approached the court, saying the convicts have exhausted all legal remedies.

08 Dec 2019 3:34 AM

Centre rejects mercy plea in Nirbhaya case

A Nirbhaya fund was also constituted for states to deal with cases of sexual offences against women.

07 Dec 2019 1:19 AM

Centre recommends rejection of Nirbhaya rapist's mercy plea, file sent to Prez

The file has been forwarded to the President for consideration and final decision.

06 Dec 2019 2:35 PM

In India, a person becomes 'mad' after he becomes an MLA: Satya Pal Malik

He also said that the political successors of Gandhi have 'forgotten' the qualities of Gandhi.

03 Dec 2019 10:54 AM

Delhi govt strongly recommends Centre to reject mercy plea in Nirbhaya case

The fourth death row convict, Akshay Kumar Singh (33), has not filed a review plea in the top court.

02 Dec 2019 9:08 AM

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