Ram Nath Kovind
India  /  Published 31.12.18

Transparency hiring shrouded in secrecy

Information commissioner Sudhir Bhargava will be sworn in as the chief information commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday.Bhargava will then administer the oath of office to the four new...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.19

What Greta's Nobel nomination really means

Sir — Greta Thunberg had been tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize. As much as I appreciate Thunberg’s efforts and laud her courage, I am forced to borrow her words in this scenario: “This is all...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 09.04.19

EC weak-kneed, say former officials

Former civil servants have written to President Ram Nath Kovind expressing deep concern about the “weak-kneed” conduct of the Election Commission of India, not once but several times, even before ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.08.19

Modi, Kovind pay their last respects to Swaraj

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla were among leaders who paid their last respects to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday. T...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.08.19

State House nod needed ‘before’ President acts

Much of the country is divided on the special status to Jammu and Kashmir. For every argument against Article 370, there is one in its favour: ‘Temporary’ featureArgument against Article 370: The ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Anger after fear of OBC data omission

Organisations representing the most backward communities among the Other Backward Classes have come down heavily on the NDA government after media reports suggested that the 2021 population census wou...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 03.04.20

Governors brief Kovind on issues

Mizoram governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Friday sought the Centre’s help to address the problems faced by the state in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic.During a video conference, Pillai told...
By Henry L. Khojol and Damien Lepcha in Aizawl

India  /  Published 10.07.19

Article 370 temporary provision in Constitution: Government tells Rajya Sabha

The government said Article 370, which provides for special status to Jammu and Kashmir, is a temporary provision in the Constitution and Article 35A, which gives special rights to the natives of the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Pakistan won't allow President Kovind to fly over its airspace

Pakistan has refused a request by India to allow President Ram Nath Kovind to use its airspace for his flight to Iceland, its foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday.Kovind will leave f...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.19

To be opened: Second Supreme Court complex

A second Supreme Court complex connected to the main one by underground tunnels, and where lights and AC will switch on and off by themselves, is set for inauguration by President Ram Nath Kovind on J...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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