Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicPresident of India

Topic: President of India

Lt Gen Daljit Singh appointed honorary surgeon to President Droupadi Murmu

He is currently serving as the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services and is the senior-most pediatrician and neonatologist with 38 years of service.

‘Power of our democracy,’ says President Droupadi Murmu on remarkable journey to Raisina Hill

Murmu, the first tribal and second woman President, said her elevation to the post is not only her own achievement but that of every poor person in the country.

Droupadi Murmu takes oath as 15th President of India, the first tribal woman to hold office

‘My nomination is evidence that the poor in India can not only dream, but also fulfill those dreams,’ the new President said in her first speech in Parliament.

Droupadi Murmu not on Twitter. Mamata, Sharad Pawar, Sadhguru & more fall for imposter handle

Political leaders from across parties congratulating President elect Droupadi Murmu have been tagging fake, unverified handles since her win.

Russian President Putin congratulates Droupadi Murmu on becoming the 15th President of India

Members of the Sri Lanka political fraternity also congratulated Murmu on her victory. More wishes poured in from the political fraternity across party lines on the victory of Murmu.

Prez Kovind requests parties to rise above partisan politics during farewell speech

In his farewell address, Kovind emphasised the value of peace and harmony, saying people have a right to oppose and create pressure to pursue their goals, but using Gandhian methods.

Not a rubber stamp—In Droupadi Murmu’s backyard, the hunger for development has just shot up

Many people from Murmu’s village have neither heard of Raisina Hill, nor are they aware of the limitations of constitutional powers of the President of India.

Droupadi Murmu files nomination for President as ruling NDA candidate

The former governor is a politician from Odisha and an ardent champion of tribal rights.

Eye on consensus President pick, Rajnath ‘reached out’ to Mamata, Pawar & Kharge before oppn meet

Defence minister also reached out to Nitish Kumar, Naveen Patnaik, SP & BSP, according to BJP leaders, who say Modi govt is keen on having consensus candidate.

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.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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