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President Ram Nath Kovind rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict

New Delhi/UNI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday rejected the mercy plea of Nirbhaya gangrape convict Pawan Gupta, sources here said.

Sonia leads Cong delegation to Prez Kovind over Delhi violence, demands Home Minister Amit Shah's removal

New Delhi/IBNS: A day after taking the reign of her party to level charges against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Delhi violence that claimed 35 lives so far, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday led a delegation of her outfit to President Ram Nath Kovind and reiterated her demands of the removal of Union Home Minister Amit Shah from his office.

Delhi violence: Sonia leads Congress delegation to President Kovind, submits memorandum

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi led a delegation of her party to President Ram Nath Kovind to submit a memorandum over the Delhi violence which has claimed 35 lives.

President Donald Trump to visit India on Feb 24-25

Washington/IBNS: The White House on Tuesday confirmed that US President Donald Trump will visit India later this month.

Violence in the name of protests weakens the country: President Kovind

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Addressing a joint session of Parliament on the first day of budget session, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said violence in the name of protests weakens the country in an oblique reference to several anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests which had turned violent in last one month.

SC rejects Nirbhaya gangrape case convict Mukesh's petition against mercy plea rejection

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the petition filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the four convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, against President Ram Nath Kovind's mercy plea rejection, media reports said.

President Ram Nath Kovind rejects Nirbhaya gang-rape convict Mukesh Singh's mercy plea, victims parents welcome move

New Delhi/IBNS: As President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, who is one of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case, the victim's parents welcomed the verdict and urged authorities to ensure that the convicts are executed on Jan 22.

Ex-DGP of Assam Kuladhar Saikia elected Asom Sahitya Sabha president

Guwahati/IBNS: Sahitya Akademi award-winning writer and former DGP of Assam Kuladhar Saikia has been elected as the president of Asom Sahitya Sabha – one of the biggest literary body of the country.

CAA protest: Sonia Gandhi-led Opposition delegation meets President

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday led a delegation of several opposition parties to President Ram Nath Kovind over the recent violence against the Jamia Millia University students who were protesting against the new citizenship law.

BSP Parliamentary party has sought time to meet Prez, says party chief Mayawati

Lucknow/UNI: Expressing concern over the violence stemming from protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) across the country, Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Tuesday said BSP's Parliamentary party has sought time from the President for a meeting to apprise him about the present circumstances.

CAB gets President's assent, becomes law

New Delhi/IBNS: The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was passed by Parliament earlier, became a law after getting President Ram Nath Kovind's assent on Thursday.

President of India Kovind graces National Convention on ‘Empowerment of Women for Social Transformation’ in Mount Abu

New Delhi/IBNS: President Ram Nath Kovind graced and addressed a National Convention on ‘Empowerment of Women for Social Transformation’ at the headquarters of Brahma Kumaris in Mount Abu, Rajasthan on Friday.

Conference of Governors commences at Rashtrapati Bhavan today

New Delhi/IBNS: The two-day Conference of Governors and Lt. Governors commenced today (November 23, 2019) at Rashtrapati Bhavan with the inaugural address of the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind. This is the 50th such Conference held in Rashtrapati Bhavan and the third Conference presided over by President Kovind. 

President Kovind accepts Sawant's resignation, Javadekar given additional charge

New Delhi/UNI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Shiv Sena's lone minister in the Union cabinet Arvind Sawant.

PM Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind greet nation on Milad-Un-Nabi

New Delhi/IBNS: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the nation on the occasion of Milad-Un-Nabi.