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.
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 .
'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.
The President's Himachal tour has also been cut short by one day.
President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to address the Golden Jubilee celebration function at the Himachal Pradesh Assembly on September 17.
Kovind embarked on a journey to Kanpur on a special Presidential train from the Safdarjung railway station in Delhi on June 25.
This is the first time the president is visiting his village after taking over his present assignment.
The president was anguished at the untimely death of Vandana Mishra
Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.
The President was accompanied by his daughter when the vaccine dose was administered to him at the army's Research and Referral Hospital in the national capital.
'President should have also mentioned that the violence at the peasants' rally on Republic Day was a manufactured one', said Saugata Roy.
‘We faced an expansionist move on our borders, but our valiant soldiers foiled it and in the process 20 of them had to lay down their lives,’ President Ram Nath Kovind said while paying tributes to India’s Galwan heroes
The late President’s son Abhijit Mukherjee wants to put a break on publication while sister Sharmishtha asks to not create 'unnecessary hurdles'
Balwant Singh Rajoana was convicted in the 1995 assassination case of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted President Ram Nath Kovind on the latter’s 75th birthday and praised him for his service to the nation.
'Please stand by the farmers, 'kisan mazdoors', 'arhtiyas', mandi labour and Dalits. Don't let the 'annadata' (farmers) starve or sleep on the roads,' said Sukhbir Singh Badal while requesting the President not to sign the Bills
Pranab Mukherjee, who served as the 13th president of India from 2012 to 2017, died on Monday in an army hospital in Delhi
Some politicians don’t fade into the background. And so it was with the scholarly Pranab Mukherjee too. He remained a presence to contend with even after he demitted the office of President.
A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.PTI Photo
A damaged road after a landslide due to heavy rain near Chikmagalur.PTI Photo
Residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations stage a protest against conducting 'Namaz' (Friday prayers) in an open site at Sector 12, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
A member of staff wears a pair of Mughal spectacles with diamond lenses, in diamond-mounted frames, at Sotheby's, in London. The spectacles are part of the Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World and India and will go on...AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali
A woman shops at a market ahead of 'Karva Chauth' festival, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
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