The Central Government has decided to take a big step forward on the 'one nation, one election' proposal. The BJP-led Central Government has set up a committee to study the issue and submit a report. The panel will be headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind. Notably, the move comes a day after the Centre had announced a special session of the Parliament from September 18 to 22.
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
The Election Commission of India announced the dates for the presidential elections of India, on July 18. The Commission Poll Panel conducted a press conference on June 9, and announced the dates. While the elections will be held on July 18, the results will be announced on July 21. Notably, President Ram Nath Kovind's presidential term is to end on July 24.
The Election Commission of India is soon to announce the dates for the Presidential elections. The ECI panel has organized a press conference at 3 pm, on June 9 to announce the schedule. Notably, President Ram Nath Kovind's term is due to end on July 24. The electoral college members will elect the new President of India. The last presidential elections were held on July 17, 2017.
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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.
President Ram Nath Kovind received the Guard of Honour on his arrival in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, on April 2. "The state visit of the president will reaffirm the importance we attach to Turkmenistan, not only bilaterally but also in extended neighborhood concept and role in India-Central Asia partnership," stated an official. Notably, President is on a state visit to Turkmenistan and Netherlands from April 1 to April 7.
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President Ram Nath Kovind is set to visit Hyderabad, on February 13. During his visit, Kovind will unveil golden deity of Ramanujacharya. He will visit Jinna Cheeyar Ashram at 3:30 pm, and will visit recently inaugurated "Statue of Equality". PM Narendra Modi launched the 216 feet tall statue at Shamshabad, on February 5. Now, President Kovind would unveil the golden deity near the statue, marking the end of 12-day celebrations.
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President Ram Nath Kovind, on December 25, gave assent to the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act 2021, with immediate effect. The bill was passed by Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on December 8 and 17, respectively. As per the bill, surrogacy only based on altruistic, without any money involved other than medical expenses and insurance during pregnancy. Therefore, surrogacy should not be commercial.
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President Ram Nath Kovind on December 11, paid floral tribute to former President Pranab Mukherjee on his 86th birth anniversary at Uttarakhand's Rajbhavan. Besides, other Union ministers along with Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also paid tribute to the former President. Mukherjee was born in 1935 in West Bengal and passed away on August 3, 2020. Moreover, he was conferred Bharat Ratna in 2019.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards 2019-20 to be virtually granted by President Kovind from Rashtrapati Bhawan on September 24. Meanwhile, about 42 awardees will be awarded in three different categories i.e. University/ +2 Councils, NSS Units, Programme Officers, and NSS volunteers. These awards are conferred every year for exemplary social service by the NSS volunteers, Universities/Colleges, (+2) Councils, NSS Progarmme Officers.… read-more