Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicPresident of India

Topic: President of India

New addition to Delhi Police uniform: Insignia culled from 1954 ‘Colours’ awarded by President

The President’s ‘Colours’ is bestowed on a military force unit, in recognition of their exemplary and exceptional service rendered to the nation.

President Kovind approves appointment of vice chancellors in 12 central universities

President Ram Nath Kovind, who is the visitor to central universities, approved appointment of 12 out of 22 vice chancellors posts that were vacant, education ministry said.

Why BJP has to win UP by a bigger margin than it did in 2017 elections

The BJP had won 312 of the 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2017 elections. 

Custom-made B777 plane for President, Vice President & Prime Minister to arrive 1 October

The aircraft from the US is manufactured by Boeing with the call sign Air India One and will land at the Delhi airport from Texas at around 3 pm Thursday.

Uncertainty over President’s ‘At Home’ gathering but plans on for Covid warriors-themed event

Home ministry has asked for a list of names of doctors of top Delhi hospitals who will be invited to the event. ‘At Home’ gathering takes place on Republic Day and Independence Day.

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, the fair and impartial LS Speaker who became India’s 6th President

As President of India, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy held the reins of the country during a politically tumultuous time in the wake of Emergency.

Dr Zakir Husain, India’s 3rd president, had a politician’s mind but an educationist’s heart

Dr Zakir Husain proved himself to be a strong believer in the intellectual integrity of universities in India. He believed education was the master and politics, the servant.

What’s common between APJ Abdul Kalam and Narendra Modi

The thriving cult of APJ Abdul Kalam is a reminder of the power of hope.

V.V. Giri, the President who signed 2 documents that still shape India’s politics, economy

Bharat Ratna recipient V.V. Giri gave his assent to two revolutionary documents — the Shimla Agreement and Indira Gandhi’s bank nationalisation Bill.

MEA goofs up, president, VP out of the country at the same time

In an unprecedented situation, President Kovind only returning from tour today while VP Naidu in Chicago for RSS event.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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