Love Of 140 Crore Indians Is My Protective Shield: PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi addressed the Parliament and replied to the motion of thanks of President Draupadi Murmu on February 8. In his speech, PM Modi said, "Some people are living for themselves and their families, but Modi is living for the people of India. Some people are destroying India for their families. 140 crore people of India are Narendra Modi's safety armour." He also criticised the opposition Congress.
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Parliament Session, Rahul Gandhi, Congress, President
Courtesy: Zee News
AIFF Appoints Former Player Kalyan Chaubey As Its President
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) appointed former player Kalyan Chaubey as its first president in its 85-year history. Appointed on September 2, Chaubey will be beating the legendary Bhaichung Bhutia in the election for the top post. The 45-year-old Chaubey, a former goalkeeper with Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, won 33-1. The election was held after the Supreme Court approved the AIFF elections.
Tags: AIFF, Kalyan Chaubey, Football Association, President, Supreme Court
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Tamil Nadu CM Calls On PM Modi, President Murmu And VP Dhankar
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin called on PM Narendra Modi and discussed state-specific development issues with him, on August 17. Furthermore, Stalin called on President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar and described the meeting, a courtesy visit, as satisfactory. He also took to Twitter and shared posts about the visit and meeting with PM Narendra Modi, and discussed key issues pertaining to Tamil Nadu's development.
Tags: MK Stalin, PM Narendra Modi, Vice President, President, New Delhi
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Droupadi Murmu Officially Swears In As 15th President Of India
Droupadi Murmu officially took oath as the 15th president of India, on July 25. The oath was administered by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana in the Central Hall of Parliament. NDA candidate Murmu, won the presidential poll, defeating Yashwant Sinha, and has become the first tribal and second woman to hold the top constitutional post.… read-more
Tags: President, Droupadi Murmu, Yashwant Sinha, Ram Nath Kovind, Odisha
Dinesh Gunawardena Takes Oath As Sri Lanka's 15th Prime Minister
Dinesh Gunawardena took the oath of office as Sri Lanka's next prime minister on July 22. The 73-year-old Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Member of Parliament has been selected as the island nation's 15th PM. Gunawardena was named Home Minister by then-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in April. With Gotabaya having fled the nation and resigned from his office, former PM Ranil Wickremesinghe was chosen as Sri Lanka's eighth President on July 21.
Tags: Sri Lanka, Prime Minister, Dinesh Gunawardena, President, Ranil Wickremesinghe
India Will Continue Its Support To Sri Lanka: Gopal Baglay
The Indian Government assured full support to the economic crisis-hit nation, Sri Lanka. On July 21, the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay said, "We'll continue to be supportive of the requirements of the people of Sri Lanka." Furthermore, he highlighted that Sri Lanka is the closest friend of India, and India has rendered a kind of support which has not been given to any other nation.
Tags: Sri Lanka, Gopal baglay, Sri Lanka Economic Crisis, President, Indian government
Gotabaya Rajapaksa Set To Resign, New Sri Lankan President To Be Appointed On July 20
The Sri Lanka Assembly Speaker confirmed the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on July 13. Notably, Rajapaksa flew to the Maldives in a private chopper amid the ongoing protest over the worst economic crisis of the nation. However, before leaving, Gotabaya submitted his resignation, which will be officially announced on July 13. Furthermore, the new President of Sri Lanka will be elected on July 20.
Tags: Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President, Resignation, Assembly Speaker
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Protesters Recover Millions From President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's Residence Amid Sri Lanka Crisis
Protesters who invaded President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's residence on July 9 in the midst of the country's greatest economic crisis alleged to have recovered a huge sum of money from the mansion. The retrieved funds were given over to security personnel. Thousands of protesters stormed the presidential mansion, demanding President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation. They also stormed into Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's private mansion and… read-more
Tags: Sri Lanka, protestors, President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, million rupees
Protesters Invade President's Residence; PM Summons Emergency Meeting: Sri Lanka
Thousands of demonstrators who were asking for the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa scaled security barriers and invaded his official mansion. They scaled security barriers to get inside, dodging tear gas and water cannons as Rajapaksa departed the premises. The military and police were unable to control the mob. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has convened an emergency meeting of party leaders to examine the issue… read-more
Tags: Sri Lanka, President, Prime Minister, protestors, Resignation
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
President Ram Nath Kovind Presents 8 Cricket Kits To Young Players In Saint Vincent & The Grenadines
President Ram Nath Kovind presented eight cricket kits to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' ambitious young players on May 21. He landed at Argyle International Airport in Kingstown on May 19, where he was welcomed by a 21-gun salute and the Guard of Honour. India and Jamaica have historically had friendly ties based on democratic ideals and shared historical and sporting interests.
Tags: Cricket, President, Ram Nath Kovind, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Cricket kits