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President, Vice-President And Other Political Leaders Condole Death Of Sitaram Yechury's Son

Apr 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Prez Kovind Receives His First Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine

Mar 03, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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 Not Have Supported Farm Laws: TMC MP Saugata Roy

'President should have also mentioned that the violence at the peasants' rally on Republic Day was a manufactured one', said Saugata Roy.

Indian Military Well Prepared To Tackle Any National Security Challenge: President Kovind

Jan 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

‘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


Pranab Mukherjee's Son & Daughter Lock Horns On Twitter Over Memoir

The late President’s son Abhijit Mukherjee wants to put a break on publication while sister Sharmishtha asks to not create 'unnecessary hurdles'

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04 December, 2020

SC Poser To Centre On Delay In Proposal To Commute Rajoana's Death Sentence

PTI

Balwant Singh Rajoana was convicted in the 1995 assassination case of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.


01 October, 2020

Wishes Pour In As President Ram Nath Kovind Turns 75

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted President Ram Nath Kovind on the latter’s 75th birthday and praised him for his service to the nation.


20 September, 2020

SAD Chief Sukhbir Badal Urges President Not To Sign Farm Bills

PTI

'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


31 August, 2020

Virat Kohli Leads Sporting Fraternity In Condoling Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Death

PTI

Pranab Mukherjee, who served as the 13th president of India from 2012 to 2017, died on Monday in an army hospital in Delhi


31 August, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee: A People’s Person Till End Who Could Never Be Prime Minister

PTI

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.


14 August, 2020

Live Updates: Nation Salutes Martyrs Of Galwan Valley, Says President Kovind

Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind is addressing the nation on the eve of 74th Independence Day. Follow live updates here


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06 February, 2020

'Congress, Left Inciting People': PM Modi Hits Out At Opposition In Lok Sabha

PTI

PM Modi started his address with a retort to the opposition saying, "Mahatma Gandhi may be a trailer for you, but he means life to us."


21 January, 2020

Bring An Ordinance To End Provision Of Mercy Petition: Nirbhaya's Father

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Nirbhaya's father says it was frustrating to see the rape convicts taking legal recourse to delay the execution.


31 October, 2019

Jammu and Kashmir Bifurcation: All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

Jammu and Kashmir is no more a state; it has been divided into two Union Territories. Here is what all has changed.


07 September, 2019

'We Shall Overcome Some Day...' President Kovind On Chandrayaan-2 Landing Setback

PTI

President Ram Nath Kovind hoped that India would be successful in its moon mission the next time.


14 August, 2019

'Scrapping Of Article 370 Will Bring Immense Benefits For J&K, Ladakh,' Says President Kovind

Outlook Web Bureau

Delivering his Independence Day address to the nation, President Ram Nath Kovind said the changes made in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh recently will enable the people to access and enjoy the same rights, same privileges and same facilities as their fellow citizens in the rest of the country.


10 July, 2019

WATCH: Dutee Chand's 100m Gold Medal Sprint In World University Games, President Ram Nath Kovind, Kiren Rijiju Praise Her

Neelav Chakravarti

Dutee Chand bagged the gold medal in 100m of the World University Games, held in Naples. She clocked the race in 11.32 seconds, meanwhile, she also has the national record with 11.24 seconds. Also, President Ram Nath Kovind, Kiren Rijiju congratulated her via Twitter.


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20 June, 2019

'World Stands With India On Issue Of Terrorism,' Says President Kovind In Joint Parliament Address

Outlook Web Bureau

In his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament in the historic Central Hall, Kovind also said the Narendra Modi government is moving ahead to create a strong, secure and inclusive India.


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.

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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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