During the inauguration of the Jharkhand HC building, the President of India Droupadi Murmu, highlighted the issue of prisoners under trial. Speaking of access to justice, she spoke about the rising number of cases are a burden to courts, as many cases are still pending, Prisoners and accused are crowding jails, as they are undertrials. "We (referring the whole society) should address the root cause of the problem, said Droupadi Murmu.
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Justice Rajesh Bindal, currently Chief Justice of Allahabad HC and Justice Aravind Kumar, Chief Justice of Gujarat HC, have been appointed as the Supreme Court (SC) judges. With this new addition, the total strength of the Apex Court judges increased to 34. "As per the provisions under the Constitution of India, Hon'ble President of India has appointed the judges of the SC, said Law Minister Kiren Rijijiu.
President of India Draupadi Murmu is scheduled to have a two-day visit to Odisha, starting on February 10. During the visit, President Murmu will attend the second convocation of Rama Devi Women's University. It is to be noted, Draupadi Murmu completed her education at Rama Devi Women's University in 1979, and expressed ger will to attend the convocation. Besides attending the convocation, Murmu will also attend other events in Odisha.
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President Droupadi Murmu will be on a three-day visit to Tripura and Assam beginning October 12, the Rashtrapati Bhavan confirmed. The president will inaugurate the Tripura State Judicial Academy and lay the foundation stone for the Tripura National Law University at Narsingarh in Agartala. Moreover, she will virtually inaugurate an MLA Hostel at the Capital Complex in Agartala and lay the foundation stones for various Tripura government… read-more
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President Droupadi Murmu will visit London to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and offer condolences on behalf of the Indian government. On September 14, the Union Ministry of External Affairs announced the visit, from September 17 to 19. Notably, England announced official mourning amid the demise of Queen Elizabeth II, on September 19.
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The President of India, Draupadi Murmu will address the nation, on August 14, the eve of the 76th Independence Day. The address to the nation will be telecasted on All India Radio (AIR) network, followed by Doordarshan, in English and Hindi, at 7:00 pm. Furthermore, this is the first address to the nation after Draupadi Murmu was elected as the President of India, in July.
Union Minister Smriti Irani met President Droupadi Murmu in Delhi, on July 29. The meeting was in view of the recent controversial remark "Rashtrapatni" of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury against President Murmu. The BJP demanded an apology and criticised the Indian National Congress, leading to the adjournment of parliament houses. "Had the privilege of calling upon the Honourable President of India Droupadi Murmu Ji along with MOS," tweeted Irani.… read-more
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The 15th President of India Draupadi Murmu revealed that it is not her birth name, but given by her school teacher. On July 25, after swearing-in as the next President of India, Murmu said, as per Santhali culture, a girl takes the name of her grandmother, while a son carries his grandfather’s nomenclature. Her name was Puti, which was later changed to Draupadi, given by her school teacher.
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The 15th President of India Draupadi Murmu took the oath on July 25, the date which is being followed by many presidents in the past four-decades. Notably, since 1977, every President of India has taken the presidential oath on July 25, as they ended their full five-years term, usually ended on July 24. India's-sixth-President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was the first to be sworn in on July 25, which became tradition.
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Draupadi Murmu, the NDA candidate has officially been declared as the 15th President of India, after winning with a huge margin against Yashwant Sinha. In the late hours of July 21, after several rounds of counting, the RS General Secretary and Presidential elections RO PC Mody announced the results. President Murmu won 6,76,803 value-votes, whereas Sinha secured 3,80,177 votes. Furthermore, Draupadi Murmu will take the office oath on July… read-more