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5 Former Military Chiefs Write To President And PM About Genocidal Threats

Jan 01, 2022 Asad Ashraf

Citing the recent religious conclave called 'Dharma Sansad' where Indian Muslims threatened openly, five former chiefs of staff of the armed forces expressed their displeasure with Hindu extremism.

Gujarat Govt Tampered With COVID-19 Deaths Figures, Claims Congress

Dec 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The state government is shying away from collecting the actual COVID-19 figures because this will expose the "Gujarat model" to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, he said.


President Kovind Pays Homage To Bangladesh’s Founding Father Bangabandhu

It is President Kovind’s first trip abroad since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bangladesh Golden Jubilee: President Kovind To Be Chief Guest At Dhaka Victory Celebration

Dec 15, 2021 Seema Guha

India and Bangladesh walk down memory lane as they commemorate the defeat of the Pakistan Army in 1971 and the birth of a new nation.


Cannot Be In Situation Where It Is Difficult To Implement Laws: Rijiju

One cannot be in a situation where it becomes difficult to implement laws passed by the legislature and verdicts delivered by the judiciary, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Saturday.

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27 November, 2021

Legislature Doesn't Conduct Studies To Assess Impact Of Laws It Passes: CJI

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Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday said the legislature does not conduct studies or assess the impact of the laws that it passes, and this sometimes leads to big issues.


26 November, 2021

President Kovind: All MPs Are Defenders Of Dignity Of Parliament

Outlook Web Desk

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said all MPs, whether representing the ruling party or the opposition, are defenders of the dignity of Parliament and competition should not be confused with rivalry.


26 November, 2021

26/11 Attack: President Ram Nath Kovind Pays Tribute To Martyrs For Bravery

Outlook Web Desk

The 60 hours siege on November 26, 2008 killed 166 people including 18 security personnel as they opened fire at various places and injured several others.


22 November, 2021

President Confers Vir Chakra On Abhinandan Varthaman

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Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed an enemy jet during an aerial combat with Pakistan in 2019 and was held captive for three days in that country, was on Monday honoured with the Vir Chakra award by President Ram Nath Kovind.


13 November, 2021

The Day Ram Nath Kovind And I Travelled Together To Delhi

Vikas Pathak

This was about 10 years back. Uttar Pradesh assembly elections were approaching, just as they are now.


13 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Congress Leaders Meet President, Demand Dismissal Of MoS Ajay Mishra

Outlook Web Desk

Rahul Gandhi, A K Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was among the leaders from Congress, who met President Ram Nath Kovind.


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19 September, 2021

Himachal Regiment, Imported Apples And Compensation For Saving Forests: Congress Flags Many Issues For President Kovind

Ashwani Sharma

The most significant issue on which President’s attention was sought was related to state’s vexed demand for setting-up an army regiment on the lines of Punjab, Bihar, Kamoun & Garhwal, Jat and Sikh regiments keeping in view a high presence of Himachalis serving the army and highest contributions of the state in the armed forces .


18 September, 2021

Popcorns, Photos And A Leisure Walk, Prez Kovind Makes Public Appearance At The Ridge

Ashwani Sharma

'Do you guys feel harassed by my presence in Shimla?' Rashtrapati Kovind asked a middle-aged person watching him from a distance along with a group of people.


13 September, 2021

After Covid Cases, Rashtrapati Kovind To Stay At Oberoi Cecil, Not ‘The Retreat'

Ashwani Sharma

The President's Himachal tour has also been cut short by one day.


13 September, 2021

Ahead Of Rashtrapati Kovind’s Visit, Four Test Positive For Covid At 'The Retreat'

Ashwani Sharma

President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to address the Golden Jubilee celebration function at the Himachal Pradesh Assembly on September 17.


29 June, 2021

‘I Pay A Tax Of Rs 2.75 Lakh A Month’: President Ram Nath Kovind Responds To Criticism On Salary

Outlook Web Bureau

Kovind embarked on a journey to Kanpur on a special Presidential train from the Safdarjung railway station in Delhi on June 25.


27 June, 2021

‘Never Imagined Village Boy Like Me Would...’: President Kovind At Birthplace

Outlook Web Desk

This is the first time the president is visiting his village after taking over his present assignment.


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26 June, 2021

UP: Woman Dies After Held Up At Traffic During President Kovind’s Visit, 3 Cops Suspended

Outlook Web Bureau

The president was anguished at the untimely death of Vandana Mishra


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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