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President Ram Nath Kovind during his address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day 2021, in New Delhi. (PTI)

‘Let us look at 2020 as year of learning’: President Kovind’s top 10 quotes

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 08:52 PM IST
Here are the top 10 quotes from President Kovind's address to the nation
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President, Ram Nath Kovind unveiling a portrait of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.(ANI)
President, Ram Nath Kovind unveiling a portrait of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.(ANI)

Amid row over portrait, grand nephew tweets Subhas Chandra Bose's original photo

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 07:55 PM IST
Social media was abuzz with the tweets and memes on the resemblance of the portrait with the actor.
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President Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind hails Covid-19 vaccination programme, urges people to take part

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 08:37 PM IST
"The frontline and healthcare workers who took on the coronavirus disease heads on deserves a special mention, it's an extraordinary contribution," President Ram Nath Kovind said in his address to the nation.
LJP chief Chirag Paswan pays tribute to his father and party founder Ram Vilash Paswan in Patna.(PTI)
LJP chief Chirag Paswan pays tribute to his father and party founder Ram Vilash Paswan in Patna.(PTI)

LIVE: Ram Vilas Paswan, Keshubhai Patel, Tarun Gogoi awarded Padham Bhushan

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 09:33 PM IST
Ram Vilas Paswan, Keshubhai Patel, Tarun Gogoi are among 10 Padham Bhushan awardees. The Padma Vibhushan awards were conferred to 7 awardees and the Padam Shri awards were conferred to 102 awardees.
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The AIR will broadcast regional language versions from 2130 hrs onwards on its respective regional networks.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The AIR will broadcast regional language versions from 2130 hrs onwards on its respective regional networks.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

President Kovind to address nation on the eve of Republic Day

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 08:15 PM IST
The address will be broadcast from 1900 hrs on the entire national network of the All India Radio (AIR) and telecast over all channels of Doordarshan in Hindi followed by the English version.
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President Kovind enters 2021 on fit note with morning jog at Diu’s Ghoghla beach(Twiter/rashtrapatibhvn)
President Kovind enters 2021 on fit note with morning jog at Diu’s Ghoghla beach(Twiter/rashtrapatibhvn)

President Kovind enters 2021 on a fit and healthy note with his morning jog at Ghoghla beach in Diu

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 03:11 PM IST
Monday motivation: President Ram Nath Kovind sends across positive vibes and wishes of good health and prosperity as he wraps up 2020 on a healthy note with a jogging session on the pristine Ghoghla beach in Diu
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India observes Constitution Day every year on November 26 since 2015, when it was first announced by the ministry of social justice and empowerment.(Twitter/@narendramodi)
India observes Constitution Day every year on November 26 since 2015, when it was first announced by the ministry of social justice and empowerment.(Twitter/@narendramodi)

History, significance of Constitution Day 2020: Everything you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 03:40 PM IST
Also known as the ‘Samvidhan Divas,’ Constitution Day is observed every year to mark the adoption of the Constitution by the Constituent Assembly on November 26, 1949.
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Neelakanta Bhanu Prakash(File photo)
Neelakanta Bhanu Prakash(File photo)

President Kovind writes to Neelakanta Bhanu Prakash for winning ‘World’s Fastest Human Calculator’ title

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 04:02 PM IST
The President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday congratulated Neelakanta Bhanu Prakash of Hyderabad for winning a gold medal for India by becoming the fastest human calculator in the world.
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A total of about 100 guests, including 26 Corona warriors, have been invited for the programme that will start with a brief speech by President Ram Nath Kovind.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A total of about 100 guests, including 26 Corona warriors, have been invited for the programme that will start with a brief speech by President Ram Nath Kovind.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Former PMs, key senior leaders likely to skip Independence Day ‘At Home’ event due to Covid-19

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 02:14 PM IST
According to officials involved in the event, former Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Devegowda are unlikely to attend the event that will see a subdued gathering of 110 people at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Convention Centre.
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According to police, some of the workers coming from Delhi had stopped for tea when the accident occurred between 3 am and 3.30 am on the Auraiya-Kanpur Dehat stretch of National Highway 19.(HT File Photo)
According to police, some of the workers coming from Delhi had stopped for tea when the accident occurred between 3 am and 3.30 am on the Auraiya-Kanpur Dehat stretch of National Highway 19.(HT File Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind expresses deep sorrow over loss of lives in UP road accident

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2020 02:18 PM IST
At least 24 migrant workers were killed and 36 injured when a trailer rammed into a stationary truck, both carrying passengers, on a highway near Auraiya in Uttar Pradesh in the early hours of Saturday.
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President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. The President’s office tweeted on Wednesday that it would not hold the traditional Holi gatherings due to coronavirus.(ANI Photo)
President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. The President’s office tweeted on Wednesday that it would not hold the traditional Holi gatherings due to coronavirus.(ANI Photo)

Rashtrapati Bhavan to not hold Holi gatherings amid coronavirus scare

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah have also announced that they will not participate in any ‘Holi Milan’ programme.
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President Ram Nath Kovind addressing both Houses of Parliament, marking the beginning of the budger session on Friday.
President Ram Nath Kovind addressing both Houses of Parliament, marking the beginning of the budger session on Friday.

In President Ram Nath Kovind’s address, spotlight on Citizenship Act and a jibe at Pakistan

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The CAA seeks to fast-track citizenship to persecuted minorities from three neighbouring countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
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President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the country on the eve of the 71st Republic Day in his address to the nation(ANI/Twitter)
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the country on the eve of the 71st Republic Day in his address to the nation(ANI/Twitter)

‘Youth shouldn’t forget Gandhi’s message of Ahimsa’: President on the eve of Republic Day

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 02:02 AM IST
Republic Day 2020: The President listed several government programmes and said they had helped in empowering the citizens of the country and taking them out of poverty.
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The positions of governors and lieutenant governors are the most important link in the federal system, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
The positions of governors and lieutenant governors are the most important link in the federal system, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday.(ANI Photo)

Guvs, L-Gs key link in federal system, says President Ram Nath Kovind

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 02:57 AM IST
Kovind urged the governors and L-Gs to make their offices people friendly, interactive and accessible to ordinary people and representatives of different organs of the state.
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President Ram Nath Kovind laying floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.(Twitter)
President Ram Nath Kovind laying floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.(Twitter)

Gandhi Jayanti: ‘He continues to be our guiding light’, says President Kovind

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New DElhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 08:57 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind said Mahatma Gandhi’s message remains relevant for all even today.
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Former India captain MS Dhoni with President Ram Nath Kovind.(Reuters/File)
Former India captain MS Dhoni with President Ram Nath Kovind.(Reuters/File)

President Ram Nath Kovind lauds MS Dhoni - ‘He made Ranchi famous in world of cricket’

By Indo-Asian News Service | Ranchi
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 07:53 PM IST
Dhoni on Sunday met President Kovind at the Raj Bhavan in the state capital alongwith his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva.
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President Ram Nath Kovind(PTI)
President Ram Nath Kovind(PTI)

Teachers’ Day: President Ram Nath Kovind greets teachers, says they quench thirst of knowledge

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 08:27 AM IST
Teachers’ Day: The President said Teachers’ Day is dedicated to teachers who play a significant role in the lives of students.
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Sheila Dikshit’s sudden death sent shockwaves across the country, and leaders, cutting across party lines, joined in paying tributes to the Congress stalwart.(PTI)
Sheila Dikshit’s sudden death sent shockwaves across the country, and leaders, cutting across party lines, joined in paying tributes to the Congress stalwart.(PTI)

‘Beloved daughter of Congress party’: Rahul Gandhi mourns Sheila Dikshit

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 09:39 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress leaders Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, Arvind Kerjiwal offered tribute to Dikshit among others.
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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses join session of Parliament on Thursday.(ANI)
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses join session of Parliament on Thursday.(ANI)

‘Clear mandate in polls’: President Ram Nath Kovind in address to joint Parliament session

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 01:17 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind said the government has hit the ground running and taken many decisions to improve the lives of people in the 21 days after oath.
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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena reached Delhi to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan.(AFP File Photo)
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena reached Delhi to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan.(AFP File Photo)

Sri Lankan president arrives in Delhi for prime minister Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

By Asian News International | Colombo, Sri Lanka
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 02:58 PM IST
Leaders from all BIMSTEC member-states have confirmed their attendance at the event. The bloc’s member nations include Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand besides India.
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President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the Union cabinet.(HT Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the Union cabinet.(HT Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 02:19 PM IST
The president had on Friday accepted the resignation of Modi and his council of ministers but asked them to continue as caretaker until formation of a new government.
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President of India Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the Eve of 70th Republic Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on Friday.(ANI)
President of India Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the Eve of 70th Republic Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on Friday.(ANI)

‘Go out and vote’: President Ram Nath Kovind’s Republic day message to nation

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2019 10:52 PM IST
In his address to the nation on the eve of India’s 70th Republic Day, President Kovind also reminded people that the country is at “the doorstep of eliminating extreme poverty for the first time in memory”, a subtle reference to the NDA government’s massive schemes for the poor.
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26/11 - Mumbai Under Terror Attack - Firing - Fire at Taj Hotel - Fire brigade officers fighting with fire at Taj hotel.(Hindustan Times)
26/11 - Mumbai Under Terror Attack - Firing - Fire at Taj Hotel - Fire brigade officers fighting with fire at Taj hotel.(Hindustan Times)

26/11 Mumbai terror attacks anniversary: President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi remember victims

By Indo Asian News Service | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2018 10:30 AM IST
26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks 10th Anniversary: Ten heavily-armed terrorists, sneaked in through the Arabian Sea, attacked multiple locations within a small geographical area, killing 166 persons -- including Indian security personnel and 26 foreign nationals -- and left another 300 injured, besides inflicting huge damage to public and private properties.
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President Ram Nath Kovind is only the second foreign leader to address the Vietnamese Parliament after China’s President Xi Jinping.(HT File Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind is only the second foreign leader to address the Vietnamese Parliament after China’s President Xi Jinping.(HT File Photo)

Vietnam pivotal to Act East policy, says President Ram Nath Kovind

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 09:06 AM IST
Vietnam has been bolstering its military capabilities in the face of aggressive moves by China in the South China Sea. India and Vietnam have robust defence cooperation dating back almost two decades, including exchange of visits, supply of equipment, and training of air force pilots and submariners.
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A carcade rehearsal ahead of the President’s visit, in Patna on Wednesday(Santosh Kumar/ HT Photo)
A carcade rehearsal ahead of the President’s visit, in Patna on Wednesday(Santosh Kumar/ HT Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind in Bihar today, to attend two convocations

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna, Patna
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2018 07:34 AM IST
President of India will arrive at Patna at around 9.45 am and straightway head for Pusa in Samastipur. He will return to Patna at 1.20 pm and go to the Raj Bhawan. He will leave for the second function, the convocation of the NIT, Patna at 4 pm at Gyan Bhawan.
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President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said India must maintain harmony with the rest of the world in order to improve its quality of education.(PTI)
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said India must maintain harmony with the rest of the world in order to improve its quality of education.(PTI)

We must study other cultures to boost education, says President Ram Nath Kovind

By Nitika Kakkar | Hindustan Times, Haridwar
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 12:51 PM IST
India must maintain harmony with the rest of the world in order to improve its quality of education, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday.
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President Ram Nath Kovind on his address to the nation ahead of Independence Day.(ANI Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind on his address to the nation ahead of Independence Day.(ANI Photo)

India shouldn’t be distracted by extraneous issues, says President in Independence Day speech

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 08:13 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind called for a “broader concept” of independence, saying that a gesture like not jumping a queue “lives up to the principles of our freedom struggle”.
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President Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on the eve of the 71st Independence Day.(PTI File Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on the eve of the 71st Independence Day.(PTI File Photo)

President Kovind’s speech highlights: We must ensure women have the freedom to choose, says President on Independence Day address

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 10:43 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind’s addressed the nation on the eve of Independence Day on Tuesday.
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School children hold placards and participate in a silent protest rally against the rape and murder of a girl.(AP File Photo)
School children hold placards and participate in a silent protest rally against the rape and murder of a girl.(AP File Photo)

Sexually abused man writes to President asking for mercy killing, says unable to bear trauma

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 06:25 PM IST
The 24-year-old man from Andhra Pradesh said he had been sexually abused by his cousin first, when he was eight years old, and again, at the hands of his teacher when he was in high school.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks to former PM Manmohan Singh during Dusshera celebration at Lal Quila Grounds in New Delhi in September 2017.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks to former PM Manmohan Singh during Dusshera celebration at Lal Quila Grounds in New Delhi in September 2017.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)

Manmohan Singh questions PM Modi’s language in Karnataka speeches, writes to President Ram Nath Kovind

By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 03:24 PM IST
The letter written on May 13 and signed by Singh, P Chidambaram, Anand Sharma, Karan Singh and others points to a video of the Prime Minister’s speech on May 6 in Karnataka’s Hubli.
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